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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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Over-the-air DVR: Do you really need it?

Who needs an over-the-air DVR? Here's our guide to deciding.

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How to reformat a Tablo DVR hard drive, so you can use it with your Windows PC

Windows won't recognize hard drives after they've been used with a Tablo DVR. We'll show you how to fix that.

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Sling TV channel guide: All the programming, all the restrictions, and everything else you need to know

How Sling TV’s new packages and add-ons work, including Sling Orange and Sling Blue.

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How streaming TV services are coping with ISP data caps

Streaming TV services try to minimize the damage as Comcast and other internet service providers enforce data caps.

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Apple TV gets cozy with Amazon Prime, so where does that leave Netflix?

Why Apple's ambitious TV guide still lacks Netflix.

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Streaming TV quality sucks compared to broadcast. Here's how the industry intends to make it better

Streaming TV quality vs. broadcast and cable: How the industry's tackling frame rate, latency, and surround sound

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Apple's Siri speaker is called HomePod and will cost $349

Apple's HomePod speaker has Siri and HomeKit capabilities onboard.

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Apple AirPlay 2 adds whole-home audio for speakers

With AirPlay 2, Apple and speaker makers team up to take on Sonos (and Google)

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Streaming TV industry says "meh" to 4K, but it loves HDR

Streaming video execs prefer HDR over 4K, but will better pixels and more pixels ever be decoupled?

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Plex DVR now supports live TV and more tuners

Plex DVR exits beta and becomes a serious over-the-air TV solution, though time shifting isn't quite finished yet.

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Tablo Dual OTA DVR review: Less clutter at a cost

Built-in storage makes the new Tablo simpler to set up, but you might still be better off with the old model.

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Leviton Decora Smart Wi-Fi lighting review: No hub needed, but too few features

Leviton's Wi-Fi dimmers and switches are a few integrations shy of greatness.

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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.