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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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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.

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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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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Tablo Dual HDMI review: A great over-the-air DVR for videophiles

The Tablo Dual HDMI DVR records local channels at full quality, but loses some features along the way.

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Cable-bill transparency laws haven't killed sneaky fees

Cable TV's sneaky fees are still a problem, even with a new transparency law on the books.

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ATSC 3.0 in 2021: Why it's still early days for antenna TV's big upgrade

ATSC 3.0 in 2021: Why NextGen TV is still early days for cord cutters.

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The 2020 cord-cutter awards: Best streaming services, devices, and more

These were the best cord-cutting services, devices, and developments in 2020.

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FuboTV has a cheaper live TV alternative to Hulu (if you can find it)

Hulu + Live TV alternatives: FuboTV is cheaper with this hidden package.

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For cord-cutters, Channels DVR is what Plex might have been

Why Channels DVR is becoming the best media server for cord cutting

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