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3 ways Roku Feed could be made even better

Roku Feed tries to make sense of streaming video, but the software hasn't quite nailed it yet.

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Tablo Metro broadcast DVR with built-in antenna postponed indefinitely

Tablo Metro's attempt to take the clutter out of over-the-air recordings hasn't gone as planned.

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DirecTV promises live 4K channels in early 2016

First came 4K streaming, now comes traditional TV, as DirecTV vows UltraHD channels in early 2016.

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SnapPower Charger review: Quickly add one USB charging port to almost any outlet

It's much less expensive and a whole lot easier to install than other solutions we've tried.

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4K torrents from Netflix and Amazon hint at cracked copy protection

With 4K torrents emerging from Netflix and Amazon, Hollywood’s attempts to down 4K video may be short-lived.

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Amazon switches on Fire TV's smart home voice controls

Amazon's Fire TV now lets you dim your living room smart bulbs with Alexa voice commands.

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Android TV gets proof-of-concept hack, but don’t panic

Proof-of-concept Android TV hack shows the risks--still mostly theoretical--of smart TVs.

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The moocher’s guide to cutting the cord, 2015 edition

How to ditch cable TV: Freeload off a friend or family member.

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CBS All Access streaming heads to Amazon Fire TV

With Amazon Fire TV support, CBS All Access now works with all the major streaming boxes.

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Never fear, Smith is here! Netflix is bringing back Lost in Space

Netflix turns to 1960s television for its next original with Lost in Space reboot.

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In-market baseball streaming starts next year, but not through MLB.TV

Major League Baseball lifts a barrier to streaming live in-market games.

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Revealed: Google's master plan to give cord cutters reasons to give a hoot about Android TV

The Android TV team talks to Cord-cutter Confidential about what needs fixing, and what comes next.

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AVG’s Chime mesh-network router comes with a side of anti-virus

AVG's Chime mesh-network router promises to also mask your internet activity.

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LG brings Google Play Movies & TV to its Smart TV range

With LG smart TV support, Google's video store slowly expands beyond Chromecast and Android TV.

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NBC’s streaming comedy service SeeSo is getting a free beta next month

NBC's streaming service for classic comedy and original series gets a free beta next month.