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Chromecast mirroring explained: How to beam your phone or PC screen to the TV

How to mirror a phone or laptop screen to Chromecast when native apps aren't an option.

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Amazon Fire TV gets hands-free voice control via Echo and other Alexa devices

Alexa devices like the Amazon Echo can now control the Fire TV, no remote required.

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Cord cutting is easier and better than ever, but it’s not the right choice for every TV fan

Cable and satellite TV can be expensive, but don’t feel guilty if you want to keep it.

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Local channels in streaming bundles: Why they're hard to get, and how that's changing

More details on local stations coming to streaming bundles like DirecTV Now and PlayStation Vue.

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Sony shows off its new OLED and LCD TVs, video projector, and Bluetooth speakers

Our first look at the products Sony announced at CES reveals additional details and impresses us anew.

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The new Sonos Playbase is an amazingly thin speaker for flat-screen TVs

The $699 Playbase packs 10 drivers and 10 discrete amplifiers into a cabinet that’s just 2.28 inches high.

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Caavo wants to cure streaming video headaches by unifying your set-top boxes

Caavo wants to be the one set-top box to rule them all, but will the major video streaming players stand for it?

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Roku upgrade guide: Should you buy a new box?

Time to upgrade your Roku? This guide will help you decide.

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The hated cable box won't disappear any time soon

Don't be fooled by Comcast's new Roku app; the cable box isn't going anywhere.

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AirTV's slick marriage of Sling TV and OTA channels isn't in the product yet

You can buy an AirTV now, but the product won't integrate antenna and Sling TV channels until "early 2017."

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Sony’s Bravia XBR-A1E OLED could be the first flat-screen TV with sound that doesn’t suck

It may not persuade home theater geeks, but Sony’s “actuator” tech, which turns the entire OLED panel into a speaker, is impressive.

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Here's what's coming next from Sling TV

Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch talks pricing, DVR, and certified hardware.

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TiVo is developing a new set-top box user interface that can also run on top of Android

TiVo's new interface tries to predict what you'll watch, but it's not just for DVR boxes anymore.

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Catching up with Silicon Dust, makers of the HDHomeRun

The networked tuner builder discussed DVR delays, new hardware, and a semi-secret exchange program at CES 2017.

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The 10 craziest TVs at CES 2017

This year's smart TVs are thin enough to leave you with paper cuts.