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Jared Newman covers personal technology from his remote Cincinnati outpost. He also publishes two newsletters, Advisorator for tech advice and Cord Cutter Weekly for help with ditching cable or satellite TV.

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Here comes cord-cutting's messy phase

The next phase of cord-cutting: Less bloat, lower prices, more confusion

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How to play your personal music collection on Google Home and Chromecast

How to play music you own on Google Home and Chromecast after Google Play Music shuts down.

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Hey, cord-cutters: Here's how to prevent streaming TV services from selling your data

How cord-cutters can take advantage of newly-enforced privacy rules.

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Roku's 'neutral platform' days are now over

Roku looks less like a neutral platform without HBO Max and Peacock

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How to get Peacock on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload Peacock on Fire TV while Amazon and NBCUniversal fight over money.

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The best cheap Android TV streamer for cord-cutters: A TiVo Stream 4K with its TiVo features removed

TiVo Stream 4K: The best cheap Android TV device once you remove TiVo features.

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Best water leak detectors for smart homes

Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.

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Nine great things that cord-cutting brought us

Still think cord-cutting is no better than cable? Here's a reality check.

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. AT&T TV Now, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to Sling TV? Or YouTube TV? Or FuboTV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and several rise to the top.

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YouTube TV and FuboTV both hike their prices: What's a cord-cutter to do?

YouTube TV and FuboTV price hikes: Here are the alternatives for cord-cutters

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The ad hater's guide to cord-cutting

A guide to ad-free options for cord-cutters.

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HBO Max still isn't supersized enough to attract cord-cutters

HBO Max needs more supersizing if AT&T really wants to take on Netflix.

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How cord-cutters can listen to free music

You can't get Music Choice without cable, but there are several streaming services like it.

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PlayOn gives cord-cutters an offline DVR, but it's pricey

How to download from Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services to your TV with PlayOn.