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Android TV to get a major overhaul at just the right time

Google's living-room operating system doubles down on browsing across apps, and Netflix is on board.

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Dish Network is quietly putting Android TV in hotel rooms

Evolve is an Android TV streaming box that Dish Network is testing with hotel owners.

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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Hulu wants to change TV; here's why it can't

There are simple reasons why streaming TV bundles such as Hulu with Live TV aren't radically different from cable.

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Hulu with Live TV, first impressions from the beta version: This ia a bundle that pretends it's not

Hulu's channel bundle attacks the norms of pay TV service—for better and for worse.

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This is how the bloated TV bundle collapses

TV networks are turning against each other as cable subscriptions decline and streaming bundles fracture the market.

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Sling TV misleads cord cutters with its "a la carte" marketing push

Sling's streaming bundle is more flexible than others, but it's not always cheaper, and it's definitely not a la carte.

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Hulu Live TV launches in beta: What you need to know

Here are all the details on Hulu's new live TV bundle.

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AirTV Player + Adapter review: An imperfect marriage of Sling TV and broadcast televsion

AirTV tries to bring Sling TV and over-the-air channels together, but it's hurt by Sling's limitations.

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Local channels in streaming bundles: Why they're hard to get, and how that's changing

More details on local stations coming to streaming bundles like DirecTV Now and PlayStation Vue.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

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

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HDHomeRun and Plex DVR review: For hardcore do-it-yourself cord-cutters only

This combo is a powerful whole-home DVR for over-the-air channels, but the setup's a doozy and you can't time-shift.

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Channel Master DVR+ review: Over-the-air recording that's a bit too basic

This DVR is cheap and simple, but it doesn’t include enough features to justify its price tag.

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Tablo review: A complete over-the-air DVR solution with just a few flaws

Tablo is the simplest whole-home DVR for cord-cutters, despite some performance and feature limitations.

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TiVo Roamio OTA review: It feels like going back in time

TiVo's over-the-air DVR box feels a lot like cable, for better and for worse.