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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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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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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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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.

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No, you probably can't cut the cable cord using a mobile hotspot for internet access

Cutting the cord with a mobile hotspot for internet: Still inadvisable

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and one rises to the top.

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Spectrum TV Choice review: A la carte TV for cord-cutters, but at a cost

The cable giant offers a la carte streaming, with mixed results.