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Logitech K600 TV review: A keyboard for the couch

Logitech's keyboard-trackpad combo gets a hand from thumb-friendly navigation options.

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The Fire TV Stick 4K fixes Amazon's remote problem

Amazon's new Fire TV Stick 4K costs just $50 and adds TV controls to the remote.

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HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?

Windows PC owners have three virtual reality platforms to choose from: Here's how the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets compare, compete, and overlap.

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AirTV DVR doesn't quite pick up Sling TV's slack

AirTV now offers subscription-free DVR for cord-cutters, though its Sling TV app integration still needs work.

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The case for combining live TV streaming services

Hulu, meet Philo: Why you might pair streaming TV subscriptions.

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Flat-panel antennas: What you get by spending more

How cheap flat-panel antennas on sites like Amazon compare to established brands.

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Amazon Echo Show: 10 essential tips

10 Echo Show tips for putting Alexa to work on a touchscreen.

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Newton's shutdown means Windows users are losing the only good email app (it's not Gmail)

For Windows users, Newton was way better than Gmail and Windows Mail. Soon it'll be gone.

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HDHomeRun Premium TV could be the holy grail for antenna users

HDHomeRun's live TV streaming service has antenna integration and an uncompromising DVR, but also some weirdness.

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What the cord cutting naysayers still get wrong

Once more with feeling: Streaming TV is not cable all over again.

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Why a la carte TV still isn't happening

A la carte TV is still a distant hope, even as cord-cutting grows.

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The perfection flaw: What's wrong with our quest for 'the perfect laptop'

The idea of the perfect laptop is an impossible and subjective standard that relegates many fine machines to the purgatory of "almost perfect."

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How to control your TV with Alexa

The ultimate guide to voice controls using Amazon's Echo and other Alexa devices.

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How cord-cutters can deal with data caps

If you've cut the cord and are facing broadband data caps, here are some ways to fight back.

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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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