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Jared Newman covers personal technology from his remote Cincinnati outpost. He also publishes two newsletters, Advisorator for tech advice and Cord Cutter Weekly for help with ditching cable or satellite TV.

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Disney+ and Netflix couldn't be more different

Disney+ versus Netflix: Why the two streaming services couldn't be more different

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The 8 big unknowns with Disney’s streaming service plans

Standalone ESPN and Disney streaming services are a “strategic shift," but the details and implications are murky.

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Apple TV+ has arrived: Here are the details (and some fine print)

Apple TV+ arrives: Everything you need to know about Apple's new streaming service.

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Roku Express (2019) review: An inexpensive streamer with a cheap remote

The 2019 version of the Roku Express would be a great cheap streamer if it's remote didn't cut corners.

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Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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The death of PlayStation Vue is a damned shame

Sony's live TV streaming service was one of the good ones. Soon it'll be gone.

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Cord cutting: A beginner's guide

How to cut the cord: All the devices, services, and knowledge you need to ditch cable and save money.

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AT&T TV Now review: The fall of a once-mighty bundle

Formerly known as DirecTV Now, this service was a good option for cord-cutters for a time, but AT&T's hunt for profit has stripped away much of its appeal.

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Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Black Edition 2-in-1 (7590) review: This 4K laptop's graphics can't keep up

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Black Edition 2-in-1 has a gorgeous display and a clever stylus slot, but the 4K screen causes performance issues.

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Amazon Fire TV Cube (second-generation) review: This is the best streaming box with voice control

The Fire TV Cube's voice controls are on another level from competing streamers, though some limitations still apply.

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Roku Smart Soundbar review: Easy controls make a big difference

Roku's streaming TV soundbar doesn't win on audio quality or extensibility, but its speech enhancements really come in handy.

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Roku Ultra (2019) review: It's all about the buttons

The Roku Ultra is the best high-end Roku streamer yet, but there's a lot more room for improvement.

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Where's the "Low Data Mode" for streaming TV devices?

Features like Apple's Low Data Mode and Google's Data Saver should also apply to streaming TV devices, where data caps are an unfortunate reality.

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Gee, the cost of all these streaming services sure adds up!

How to cut the cord and get everything—and I mean everything—you could possibly want.

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NFL Redzone streaming is needlessly complicated to sign up for, so we'll show you how

NFL Redzone has a standalone streaming option for $35 per year, but few people are aware of it.

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