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Best Super Bowl TV deals: Upgrade your set for cheap

We've waded through all the deals to find the best Super Bowl TV sales out there—and a couple of good discounts on streaming devices, too.

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Super Bowl TV deals: What to know before buying

TV deals abound for the Super Bowl, but beware of dubious discounts.

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Amazon, Hulu, and the resilience of live TV

Live, linear TV still has staying power, even in the age of on-demand algorithms.

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Best media streaming devices

Which streaming box is best for cord cutters? And what's the skinny on streaming sticks? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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It’s time for cord cutters to embrace the smart TV

Smart TVs used to be consistently worse than dedicated streaming players. Not anymore.

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HDHomeRun plans a new DVR box, an interface overhaul, and maybe Roku support someday

The HDHomeRun Connect Duo+ could be an alternative to Tablo if your storage needs are minimal.

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Amazon's Fire TV boss: We're beating Roku, and we're still doing smart TVs

Amazon says it's winning the streaming device wars and plotting a return to smart TVs.

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CES was surprisingly subdued for cord-cutting

For cord-cutters, CES was quieter than usual, as companies like Tablo and Mohu avoided the show.

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The best smart TV at CES is this giant Nvidia gaming display

Nvidia sneaks into the TV business with its Shield-powered Big Format Gaming Displays.

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Samsung SmartThings Link for Nvidia Shield TV review: A cheap smart home hub with one inherent shortcoming

The SmartThings Link is less expensive than a full-sized smart home hub, but its capabilities are not quite equal.

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A cord-cutting wish list for 2018

What cord cutters should expect—or at least hope for—from streaming and over-the-air TV in 2018.

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SiliconDust HDHomeRun DVR review: Buy the hardware, but you should skip the software

SiliconDust's HDHomeRun TV tuners are excellent, but the DVR service is not very good at all.

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17 technologies that died in 2017

Tech that died in 2017: RIP AOL Instant Messenger, good riddance to Juicero.

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How the Xbox One X almost lured me away from PC gaming

Microsoft’s Xbox One X game console doesn’t do everything a PC can. But it's getting close enough for me to consider leaving the desktop PC behind.

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The 2017 cord-cutter awards

The best cord-cutting devices and services, which flourished in 2017 amid cable TV's decline

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