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The easier cord-cutting is, the less money it saves

Cord-cutting has never been a magic solution, and that's okay.

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6 steps to solving your streaming video problems

Got buffering or other streaming video issues? Here's a step-by-step troubleshooting guide.

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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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Hulu is the cure for your Netflix nostalgia

Tired of Netflix losing your favorite shows? They probably wound up at Hulu.

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Apple TV isn't dying, it's more vital then ever

Just because Apple is bringing video services to other platforms—including Roku and Amazon Fire TV—doesn't mean Apple TV is doomed.

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Apple TV+ needs a better hook if Apple expects us to pay for it

Apple TV+ will have couple dozen exclusive movies and shows, but still needs a raison d'être.

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Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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How to make the most of Roku voice controls

Everything you need to know about controlling Roku with Alexa, Google Assistant, or your voice remote.

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The best ways to watch March Madness without cable

Cord-cutters now have plenty of options for watching the NCAA Tournament, but not all are equal.

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DirecTV Now price hikes: What cord-cutters need to know

DirecTV Now drops channels and raises prices. Here's what cord-cutters can do.

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Cord cutting: A beginner's guide

How to cut the cord: All the devices, services, and knowledge you need to ditch cable and save money.

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6 big questions cord-cutters should ask about AT&T's and HBO's next streaming service

AT&T's management shakeup raises new questions about its streaming TV plans.

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It's 2019. Why can't you cancel cable TV online?

Mandatory customer service calls are no longer acceptable when canceling cable or satellite TV.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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Channels DVR review: A powerful but pricey DVR for discerning cord-cutters

Channels DVR gets a lot of little things right, but the price is wrong.