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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.


How cord-cutters can make the most of the Fire TV update

Fire TV update: 11 tips to make the most of it

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Turn Google Photos into Windows backgrounds with this awesome app

This Google Photos trick turns your photo albums into desktop backgrounds.

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Peacock reps are telling Fire TV users to sideload the app

Peacock reps are telling Fire TV users to sideload the app. Here's how to do it.

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How to get Peacock on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload Peacock on Fire TV while Amazon and NBCUniversal fight over money.

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Vidgo review: A cheaper live TV service with some big omissions

Vidgo review: A cheaper way to stream sports, but restrictions apply

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Have a cord-cutting question? We have answers

Cord-cutting questions answered: Internet options, antenna issues, DVR solutions, and more.

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How to make Windows 10 more tolerable with these six simple tricks

How to change your Windows 10 cursor size, expand the Windows 10 Start menu, and change the size of everything in your Windows 10 layout. Plus three more visual tweaks.


Cord-cutters: You can still stream network TV shows for free

How to stream new CBS shows for free without Paramount+

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Razer Book 13 review: A slick laptop with a disappointing keyboard

We don't mind the Razer Book 13's higher price given its slick design and lack of bloatware, not to mention the solid overall performance. But the keyboard is surprisingly subpar, making it a harder sell.

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Cord-cutting sports fans might soon have a savior: Gamblers

Live sports streaming without cable could get less expensive thanks to gambling.

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Streaming TV's invisible annoyance

Does your streaming video get too loud or too quiet? Here's why, and what you can do about it.

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The Fire TV home screen might look a lot different to cord-cutters next month

Amazon's new Fire TV experience: What works, what doesn't, and when you'll get it.

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HP Spectre x360 15 review: A pretty screen that's best on a desk

The HP Spectre x360 15 offers a beautiful 4K OLED screen and a slick design, but like many convertibles it struggles to stay cool, and the high-resolution display eats battery life.


Paramount+ and the lure of long-term cord-cutting commitments

Streaming services like Paramount+ are increasingly using multi-month deals to keep cord-cutters on board.

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PlayOn's streaming video DVR just got a lot better

PlayOn adds Channels DVR integration for recording Netflix and other streaming sources.

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