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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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Amazon's eye for sports could shatter TV as we know it

Amazon buying regional Fox Sports networks could fulfill our a la carte sports dreams, but at a cost.

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Cyber Monday deals: Tech bargains that truly save you serious money

Tech bargains abound in the aftermath of Black Friday.

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Black Friday streaming TV devices: An upgrade guide

Black Friday is the best time to buy a new Roku, Fire TV, or Chromecast, but not all the deals are worth your dollars.

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Chromecast (2018) review: Google's revamped media streamer is what you make of it

The new Chromecast might not replace your Roku or Fire TV, but it is a nice supplement.

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Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

The home theater category is rife with junk products and outright rip-offs on Black Friday. But here are the living room deals that TV buffs and cord cutters should actually care about.

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Don't fret over FilmStruck's demise

Streaming video will remain a boon to movie history, even after FilmStruck shuts down.

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Amazon Fire TV Recast review: This over-the-air DVR is frustratingly close to great

Amazon's over-the-air DVR nails the little details, but it has some major limitations.

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Xiaomi Mi Box S review: This isn't doing Android TV justice

Xiaomi's Mi Box S is a cheap 4K HDR Android TV box that doesn't get with the times.

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Fire TV how-to tips: Make the most of Amazon's media streamers

Use these Fire TV tips and tricks to browse faster, launch apps with ease, and avoid common annoyances.

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Here comes the next wave of cord-cutting

Cord-cutting has dramatically transformed TV, but the biggest changes are coming up next.

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TiVo Bolt OTA DVR review: More features, but many familiar drawbacks as well

The new TiVo Bolt OTA gives cord-cutters more features, but it's still missing some modern touches.

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The live TV streaming issue no one's talking about

How some live TV streaming services make a chore out of ad skipping.

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Apple TV to PlayStation Vue: You complete me

PlayStation Vue is the first live TV streaming service with deep Apple TV integration, and it's pretty neat.

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Roku Premiere and Roku Premiere+ 2018 review: Good deal, bad deal

The 2018 Roku Premiere+ is a great value for 4K HDR streaming. The new Roku Premiere? Not so much.

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Google's lost year in TV

Despite a new Chromecast and Android TV box, Google seems starved for ideas.