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Best cable-TV alternative: Which service should you subscribe to?

Playstation Vue and Sling TV “skinny” streaming-TV bundles try to woo cord cutters.

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Sling TV review: The channel bundle’s future is still under construction

Sling TV brings back the linear video element that other cord-cutting services lack, but could use some polish and a few more features.

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Sling TV could get local television broadcasts with rumored AirTV hardware

Sling’s mysterious AirTV tuner box could bring every broadcast channel to Sling TV.

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Netflix flips the switch on eye-popping HDR video streaming

Netflix adds HDR video for TVs that support it, but the bandwidth requirements are steep.

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MightyTV is a “what to watch” streaming video app that could actually work

A new app called MightyTV uses a Tinder-like system to suggest movies and TV shows.

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Sling TV adds a multi-stream “beta” bundle with Fox channels and regional sports

Sling TV subscribers have some tough decisions to make with the service's new multi-stream bundle.

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Amazon launches the Kindle Oasis, a premium $290 e-reader with a love handle

Amazon’s Kindle Oasis has a book-like spine and battery-boosting leather cover.

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The HTC 10 is the first flagship Android phone with native Apple AirPlay support

HTC 10 users can send music to AirPlay speakers and Apple TV with little more than a swipe.

Free Google Fiber is not in Kansas anymore

Google Fiber swaps its free, 5 Mbps plan with a $50 per month, 100 Mbps option for Kansas customers.

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Hulu heads to cable boxes for convenience at a cost

Through a deal with Cablevision, Optimum TV subscribers can now flip over to the Hulu channel on their cable boxes.

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Chromecast is now getting built into hotel TV systems

Chromecast’s hotel version lets you bring your own apps and subscriptions to the guest room.

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This $25 Bluetooth tracker made my Apple TV remote less frustrating

Tile: For when your Apple TV remote is too slick for its own good.

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Amazon same-day delivery expands to 11 new cities as other retailers bail

Amazon Prime subscribers can now get free same-day delivery in more than 1,000 U.S. cities and towns.

Nest says it’s helping stranded Revolv hub users amid service shutdown PR nightmare

Revolv users may get “compensation” from Nest as they try to get their smart homes working again.

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Sphero’s BB-8 can be your screening buddy for Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Sphero BB-8 gets a “Watch With Me” mode to react in sync with the film.