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AirTV DVR doesn't quite pick up Sling TV's slack

AirTV now offers subscription-free DVR for cord-cutters, though its Sling TV app integration still needs work.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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The case for combining live TV streaming services

Hulu, meet Philo: Why you might pair streaming TV subscriptions.

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Flat-panel antennas: What you get by spending more

How cheap flat-panel antennas on sites like Amazon compare to established brands.

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Amazon Echo Show: 10 essential tips

10 Echo Show tips for putting Alexa to work on a touchscreen.

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Newton's shutdown means Windows users are losing the only good email app (it's not Gmail)

For Windows users, Newton was way better than Gmail and Windows Mail. Soon it'll be gone.

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Best media streaming devices

Which streaming box is best for cord cutters? And what's the skinny on streaming sticks? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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HDHomeRun Premium TV could be the holy grail for antenna users

HDHomeRun's live TV streaming service has antenna integration and an uncompromising DVR, but also some weirdness.

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What the cord cutting naysayers still get wrong

Once more with feeling: Streaming TV is not cable all over again.

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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and one rises to the top.

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Why a la carte TV still isn't happening

A la carte TV is still a distant hope, even as cord-cutting grows.

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The perfection flaw: What's wrong with our quest for 'the perfect laptop'

The idea of the perfect laptop is an impossible and subjective standard that relegates many fine machines to the purgatory of "almost perfect."

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How to control your TV with Alexa

The ultimate guide to voice controls using Amazon's Echo and other Alexa devices.

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How cord-cutters can deal with data caps

If you've cut the cord and are facing broadband data caps, here are some ways to fight back.

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Streaming video DVR explained

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

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