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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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Peacock reps are telling Fire TV users to sideload the app

Peacock reps are telling Fire TV users to sideload the app. Here's how to do it.

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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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Vidgo review: A cheaper live TV service with some big omissions

Vidgo review: A cheaper way to stream sports, but restrictions apply

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Have a cord-cutting question? We have answers

Cord-cutting questions answered: Internet options, antenna issues, DVR solutions, and more.

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Cord-cutters: You can still stream network TV shows for free

How to stream new CBS shows for free without Paramount+

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Cord-cutting sports fans might soon have a savior: Gamblers

Live sports streaming without cable could get less expensive thanks to gambling.

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Streaming TV's invisible annoyance

Does your streaming video get too loud or too quiet? Here's why, and what you can do about it.

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The Fire TV home screen might look a lot different to cord-cutters next month

Amazon's new Fire TV experience: What works, what doesn't, and when you'll get it.

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Paramount+ and the lure of long-term cord-cutting commitments

Streaming services like Paramount+ are increasingly using multi-month deals to keep cord-cutters on board.

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PlayOn's streaming video DVR just got a lot better

PlayOn adds Channels DVR integration for recording Netflix and other streaming sources.

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Tablo Dual HDMI review: A great over-the-air DVR for videophiles

The Tablo Dual HDMI DVR records local channels at full quality, but loses some features along the way.

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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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Cable-bill transparency laws haven't killed sneaky fees

Cable TV's sneaky fees are still a problem, even with a new transparency law on the books.

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ATSC 3.0 in 2021: Why it's still early days for antenna TV's big upgrade

ATSC 3.0 in 2021: Why NextGen TV is still early days for cord cutters.

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Cord-cutting just got even harder for sports fans

Watching regional Fox Sports channels without cable just got even more expensive.