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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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Six streaming video options that let cord-cutters stream movies together

"Watch together" apps: How to watch Netflix, YouTube, and more with faraway friends.

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How to build a cheap cord-cutting DVR using Raspberry Pi

Want to roll your own cord-cutting DVR? The $35 Raspberry Pi is the cheapest starting point.

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YouTube TV's regional sports situation is a total mess for cord-cutters now

YouTube TV's Fox regional sports network coverage now excludes broad swaths of the country.

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AT&T TV is a brilliant idea wrapped in terrible pricing

AT&T TV offers cable TV comforts to cord-cutters, but not without some of cable's worst elements.

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You've just dropped cable TV? Here's what a cord-cutter should do next

Canceling cable doesn't needn't be the end of your cord-cutting journey. Here's what to do next to shave your home-entertainment bill.

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Judging the Roku surround-sound experience

The Roku surround sound system wins on ease-of-use, but missing features might make home theater buffs chafe.

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Jam promises an easier, safer way for cord-cutters to share streaming passwords

Password sharing: Jam is like a social network for sharing Netflix and other subscriptions.

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Cord-cutters: Here's how to audit your streaming TV subscriptions so you don't waste money

Avoid sneaky subscription charges by checking out these links and tools.

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Roku, Fox, and the threat of streaming blackouts for cord cutters

Roku has some explaining to do after temporarily dropping Fox apps.

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AirTV 2 review: Antenna TV and Sling TV merge, with mixed results

The AirTV 2 adds over-the-air channels to Sling TV, but the new hardware fails to fix some old problems.

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Cord cutting gear's next frontier: Better sound

Streaming player makers like Roku are looking to home theater audio as the next big thing.

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Cord-cutting and sports: 5 ways to squeeze out more savings

Cord-cutting might not save as much money for sports fans, but these tips can help.

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Cord-cutting in 2020: The race for a unified streaming guide is on

Helping users navigate a sea of streaming apps will be one of cord-cutting's big trends this year.

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TiVo's unreleased Roku and Apple TV apps are "in limbo"

TiVo's Roku and Apple TV apps are on the backburner as TiVo's priorities shift.

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Vizio's smart TV software is actually good now

Vizio's SmartCast 4.0 proves there's room for yet another smart TV platform.