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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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AT&T TV review: This pricey solution for cord-cutters includes hardware

AT&T TV preserves almost everything you love—and hate—about cable.

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How to limit screen time on Xbox and Windows for your kids

Here's how to limit screen time for the Xbox and Windows 10 PCs, using the dashboard within your Windows account.

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This app could change how you use your Roku

The remote control feature in the Reelgood app could change how you use your Roku.

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Cord-cutters have more free TV news options than ever

How cord-cutters can stream the news for free.

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AT&T TV Now review: The fall of a once-mighty bundle

Formerly known as DirecTV Now, this service was a good option for cord-cutters for a time, but AT&T's hunt for profit has stripped away much of its appeal.

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ATSC 3.0 could usher in a new kind of TV bundle for cord-cutters

An ATSC 3.0 broadcaster aims to sell 80 over-the-air channels for under $50 per month.

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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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Fire TV vs. Roku: Which streaming platform should today's cord-cutter pick?

We compare the streaming platforms most popular with cord-cutters: Fire TV and Roku.

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ATSC 3.0: How cord-cutters should plan for antenna TV's big upgrade

ATSC 3.0 (or Next Gen TV) is coming to replace today's over-the-air broadcasts, but it's still very early days.

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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.