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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR

The Stream+ is a fairly inexpensive way to record free over-the-air channels, but Google's software has some major shortcomings.

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How AT&T's Time Warner acquisition will impact cord-cutters

By acquiring Time Warner, AT&T will create short-term perks and long-term peril for cord-cutters.

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest

Is SlingTV better than Hulu, or should cord cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and one rises to the top.

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Will Apple TV kill the cable box? Not so fast

Cable companies might not share Apple's enthusiasm for making cable boxes obsolete.

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The tragedy of PlayStation Vue

Sony’s streaming TV service earns high marks from users, so why is it struggling?

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Nvidia's Shield TV gets an overhaul with Android 8.0 Oreo

The Nvidia Shield TV is the best streaming box for power users, and now it has a totally new interface.

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Streaming TV on vacation: What you need to know

Before you take your streaming TV bundle on vacation, read up on these restrictions.

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The new Gmail steals some great ideas and invents some fresh ones

Most of Gmail's new features aren't really new, and that's okay.

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Details on AT&T's newly revamped streaming TV service

Cloud DVR and wireless bundle deals make DirecTV Now a lot more interesting.

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How to stream YouTube to your TV: 6 tips for enjoying videos in your living room

Knowing how to best watch YouTube—on a TV screen, from the comfort of your living room—turns the snack-sized-video outlet into a cord-cutting powerhouse.

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Google has subtly retooled its smart TV plans

Android TV, Google's long-neglected streaming-box platform, is showing new signs of life.

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Android P: More AI, fewer disruptions, and a nod to the iPhone X

The next big Android update will consume less battery power, get things done faster, and help you use your phone less.

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Cable TV double- and triple-plays are becoming irrelevant

New streaming video bundles from wireless providers and internet companies make legacy TV deals unnecessary.

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The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android

Apple should bring iMessage to Android, not just for consumers, but for its own bottom line.

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