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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.


Is TiVo done with streaming dongles? Not so fast

TiVo says it'll keep making Android TV streaming players despite reports the contrary. Let's hope that's true.


Roku Express 4K+ review: The new budget streaming champ

At $40, Roku's new 4K streamer undercuts the competition without major compromises.

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Roku loses YouTube TV: What's a cord-cutter to do?

Roku loses YouTube TV: Here are the alternatives for cord cutters

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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.


Streaming video DVR explained

We're often asked whether there's a DVR for streaming video services. The answer is complicated.


Roku vs. YouTube TV: Untangling the latest cord-cutting carriage dispute

Will Roku lose YouTube TV? Untangling the latest cord-cutting carriage dispute

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Streaming TV on vacation: What cord-cutters need to know

Before you take your streaming TV bundle on vacation, read up on these restrictions.

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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.


Sharing your Netflix account with your cord-cutting friends just got easier

Split the cost of Netflix and other streaming services with this new service


Roku Voice Remote Pro review: A fine upgrade for Roku's cheaper streamers

The Roku Voice Remote Pro is Roku's best remote yet, but it'll cost you extra.


Cord cutters: Don't buy these media streamers

These are the worst streaming players you can buy right now.


How cord-cutters can make the most of the Fire TV update

Fire TV update: 11 tips to make the most of it

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How to save more money on cord-cutting by way of your wireless plan

Streaming deals from T-Mobile, Verizon, and AT&T can help cord cutters save more money.

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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.


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

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