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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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Cable TV double- and triple-plays are becoming irrelevant

New streaming video bundles from wireless providers and internet companies make legacy TV deals unnecessary.

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YouTube TV's incredible shrinking DVR

YouTube TV's DVR isn't quite what it used to be—and users aren't happy.

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Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

The Tablo Dual Lite is the best DVR for most cord-cutters, though some sticking points haven't changed.

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This app makes finding live legal sports streams less painful

Bleacher Report Live is a handy streaming TV guide for live sports (which can also send you to the nearest bar).

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Where's the YouTube Kids app for TVs?

Google says children should only use YouTube Kids, yet the app is strangely hard to get.

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ESPN+ isn’t really for cord-cutters

ESPN’s standalone service does nothing to fix the mess that sports streaming rights have become.

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How to listen to live baseball games on an Amazon Echo

TuneIn Live and MLB At Bat can stream live baseball on the Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices—but not for free.

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Apple’s original TV elephant in the room

Let's hope Apple's original TV shows aren't exclusive to Apple TV.

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Subscription-free DVR: All the best options for cord cutters

You don't need to pay a monthly fee just to record over-the-air TV channels.

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Your cord-cutting questions answered

The cord-cutting mailbag: Advice on making old TVs smart, getting local TV without an antenna, and picking the best bundle.

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How to play music you own on an Amazon Echo

Play your own MP3 collection on an Amazon Echo or other Alexa devices, even after Amazon Music Storage shuts down.

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5 signs you’re not ready to cut the cable TV cord

Thinking of cutting the cord? Here are 5 signs you're not ready to drop cable.

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Everything Roku should do in 2018: A cord-cutter's wishlist

As Roku lays out its business goals for 2018, here's what cord-cutters can hope for.

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YouTube TV review:The new streaming bundle sweet spot

This is best streaming bundle (for those who can get it).

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Spectrum quietly tries a la carte TV streaming, but restrictions apply

Hands-on with Spectrum's new a la carte TV streaming service