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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 to create deal alerts for Prime Day: 5 useful tools

Track Prime Day prices and deals with these five tools.


Apple TV 4K (2021) review: This is an uncompromising streaming box

Finally, an expensive streaming box that's finally worth the price: The Apple TV 4K (2021)

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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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Lenovo ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 review: A basic business laptop

Lenovo's budget ThinkPad E14 Gen 2 has a lovely keyboard and work-friendly frills, but the trackpad feels subpar for the price.


The new Sling TV app has one big problem

Sling TV update: Hands-on with the new Fire TV app

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Fix your laptop's color and brightness with this hidden Windows app

Fix Windows 10 auto-brightness and color problems with this hidden Intel app.


Why you need a 'lap desk' (and how to pick the best one)

Even a cheap laptop desk, aka a lap desk, is better for your posture than nothing at all. Here's how to pick the best lap desk for better couch comfort.

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Cord-cutting sports fans should know: Streaming doesn’t have slo-mo

Cutting the cord? If you're a sports fan, you might miss this little feature.

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Is TiVo done with streaming dongles? Not so fast

TiVo says it'll keep making Android TV streaming players despite reports the contrary. Let's hope that's true.

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Roku Express 4K+ review: The new budget streaming champ

At $40, Roku's new 4K streamer undercuts the competition without major compromises.

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Roku loses YouTube TV: What's a cord-cutter to do?

Roku loses YouTube TV: Here are the alternatives for cord cutters

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Windows 10's Clipboard History is the best little tool you're not using

Windows 10's Clipboard History tool lets you store multiple items at a time for copying and pasting. While there's no shortage of third-party clipboard managers for Windows—many of which cost money—Microsoft's own option might be all you need.

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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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Streaming video DVR explained

We're often asked whether there's a DVR for streaming video services. The answer is complicated.

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Roku vs. YouTube TV: Untangling the latest cord-cutting carriage dispute

Will Roku lose YouTube TV? Untangling the latest cord-cutting carriage dispute

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