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Review: Simple.TV 2 knows some great DVR tricks but also has flaws

This network DVR costs less to run than a TiVo Roamio OTA, but we had a few issues with its lack of Wi-Fi and its excessive fan noise.

What a cable-free HBO subscription could mean for Apple TV

HBO Go might just be the first domino to fall.

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Five things Apple should fix in the next Apple TV update

Family Sharing and Beats Music are nice and all, but Apple needs to go a lot further to make Apple TV as easy to use as Roku and Fire TV.

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SlingTV review: Convenient TV place-shifting, with an underwhelming new interface

For the first time, SlingTV puts an informational overlay on your TV screen, to help you find what to watch. We're just not sure it's worth the upcharge from the capable Slingbox M1.

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11 dorm room gadgets that are too cool for school

You're going to spend the next nine months on campus. We've got suggestions for the gear that can turn that spartan dorm room into a home away from home.

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Your complete guide to every Apple TV channel, A to Z

We break down all the Apple TV apps: what you'll find there, how much you'll pay for a subscription, and which cable provider logins are supported.

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20 essential Roku channels for dedicated couch potatoes

Roku boasts more than 1500 channels, but that's overkill by far. Install these 20 and you will never, ever run out of stuff to watch.

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More content for the Fire TV, from sources other than Amazon

Four months after its launch, Amazon's set-top box gets new channels from Disney, MLB, Animal Planet, and more.

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Slingbox M1 review: Place-shift TV with minimal hassle

Sling brought back the native desktop apps and built Wi-Fi in to its entry-level Slingbox, now called the M1.

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SlingTV aims for a unified TV experience at home and away

Sling Media's new user interface for its flagship Slingbox has a few features sports nuts in particular will love.