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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.

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How to turn the Nvidia Shield TV into an OTA DVR with HDHomeRun and Plex

Why buy a TiVo when you can build your own whole-home DVR for less?

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How the Nvidia Shield TV holds up as a game console

The Nvidia Shield TV's gaming capabilities, such as GeForce Now and 4K HDR GameStream, are best seen as supplements to the streamer's other features.

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The hated cable box won't disappear any time soon

Don't be fooled by Comcast's new Roku app; the cable box isn't going anywhere.

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Interview: How Amazon Channels is building a la carte TV

Amazon Channels wants to be your main source for HBO, Showtime, Starz, and more. Is this the start of a new TV bundle?

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Nvidia Shield TV (second generation) review: This the best media streamer for geeks

The Nvidia Shield TV, a $200 media streamer and gaming box, doesn't appeal to everyone, and that's okay.

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Nvidia Shield and the surprising resurgence of Android TV

Android TV, Google's oft-overlooked living-room platform, could become a strategic cornerstone.

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AirTV's slick marriage of Sling TV and OTA channels isn't in the product yet

You can buy an AirTV now, but the product won't integrate antenna and Sling TV channels until "early 2017."

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The cord-cutting gear from CES that's most likely to find a place in our living rooms

New streaming boxes, smart TVs, and antenna tools arrived in force at the tech industry's biggest gathering of the year.

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For cord cutters, 2017 will be the year of the antenna

Antenna technology surged at CES 2017, making free over-the-air broadcasts easier to watch on your own terms.

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Here's what's coming next from Sling TV

Sling TV CEO Roger Lynch talks pricing, DVR, and certified hardware.