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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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Cord-cutting just got even harder for sports fans

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


Discovery+ isn't the cord-cutting service you think it is

Discovery+ has a huge reality TV catalog, but avoids giving too much to cord cutters.


T-Mobile TVision service and Hub review: A fair price for a fair live TV service

TVision by T-Mobile lacks the polish of its peers, but its pricing is unique.

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The 2020 cord-cutter awards: Best streaming services, devices, and more

These were the best cord-cutting services, devices, and developments in 2020.


FuboTV has a cheaper live TV alternative to Hulu (if you can find it)

Hulu + Live TV alternatives: FuboTV is cheaper with this hidden package.


For cord-cutters, Channels DVR is what Plex might have been

Why Channels DVR is becoming the best media server for cord cutting


Amazon's new Fire TV Sticks get faster and cheaper

The third-gen Fire TV Stick and cheaper Fire TV Stick Lite have one very important difference.


Netflix drags streaming TV backward, and cord-cutters should take note

Netflix ends Chromecast with Google TV integration in a step back for streaming.


Black Friday streaming deals: An upgrade guide for 2020

The Black Friday streaming device deals that are actually worth your money

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The best Black Friday deals for streaming and cord-cutting

If you're cutting cable, these Black Friday streaming and cord-cutting deals will save you even more money.

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The cable networks are just daring you to ditch your TV bundle

With Hulu + Live TV price hikes, the TV industry is daring you to ditch your bundle.


AirTV Anywhere review: A better version of a middling DVR

The AirTV Anywhere DVR has a built-in hard drive and plays nicely with Sling TV, but our biggest gripes haven't changed.


Roku Ultra (2020) review: Incremental improvements

Roku's high-end streaming box has more to like than ever, but still might leave you wanting more.


AirPlay on Roku: This changes everything

Roku gets AirPlay support, and it changes everything.


Amazon Fire TV Stick (2020) and Fire TV Stick Lite review: Exactly what you expected

Fire TV Stick (2020) and Fire TV Stick Lite review: Improved hardware, TBD software.