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What cord-cutting TV antenna users need to know about the FCC's spectrum auction

Big changes are coming to local broadcast TV stations. Here's how they'll affect cord cutters.

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How to cut the cord without resorting to a pricey streaming-TV bundle

The case for a purer form of cord cutting—and against channel bundles like YouTube TV and Sling TV.

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How to limit Xbox One screen time for your kids

Here's how to set up screen time in the Xbox One Creators Update

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Amazon's next Fire TV box: An educated wishlist

What we'd (realistically) like to see in Amazon's next Fire TV

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YouTube TV goes live in five cities, promises more channels to come

YouTube TV launches with all major broadcast networks and plenty of sports, but only in a handful of markets

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Best media streaming device

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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No, cord cutting will not break the internet

Cable TV defenders dredge up an old, debunked theory to argue the downside of cord-cutting.

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Why the DVR just won't die

The DVR seems archaic in the age of Netflix, but it's still the reality for traditional TV channels.

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The quest for smooth 60-frames-per-second sports in streaming TV bundles

Looking to watch March Madness without cable? When it comes to live sports streams, not all devices and services are equal.

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How to watch the news without cable TV: 2017 edition

You don't need a cable subscription to catch up on the news, and you might even be better off without one.

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Adding video apps like Netflix to the Nintendo Switch is a waste of Nintendo's energy

The Nintendo Switch doesn't need video apps like Netflix, so why is Nintendo even trying?

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YouTube TV could be the best streaming bundle for sports—if you can get it

YouTube TV is the cheapest combination of broadcast networks, regional sports, and ESPN.

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It's not too late for Apple TV

The Apple TV has struggled lately, but another stab at the streaming bundle could make it a complete cord-cutting solution.

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5 ways TV networks are responding to the growing cord-cutting movement

How TV networks are dealing with cord cutting: Try new business models, cling to old ones

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Roku upgrade guide: Should you buy a new box?

Time to upgrade your Roku? This guide will help you decide.