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How streaming TV services are coping with ISP data caps

Streaming TV services try to minimize the damage as Comcast and other internet service providers enforce data caps.

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Apple TV gets cozy with Amazon Prime, so where does that leave Netflix?

Why Apple's ambitious TV guide still lacks Netflix.

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Streaming TV quality sucks compared to broadcast. Here's how the industry intends to make it better

Streaming TV quality vs. broadcast and cable: How the industry's tackling frame rate, latency, and surround sound

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Apple AirPlay 2 adds whole-home audio for speakers

With AirPlay 2, Apple and speaker makers team up to take on Sonos (and Google)

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Streaming TV industry says "meh" to 4K, but it loves HDR

Streaming video execs prefer HDR over 4K, but will better pixels and more pixels ever be decoupled?

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Hulu with Live TV, first impressions from the beta version: This is a bundle that pretends it's not

Hulu's channel bundle attacks the norms of pay TV service—for better and for worse.

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Hulu Live TV launches in beta: What you need to know

Here are all the details on Hulu's new live TV bundle.

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How to cut the cord without resorting to a pricey streaming-TV bundle

The case for a purer form of cord cutting—and against channel bundles like YouTube TV and Sling TV.

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YouTube TV goes live in five cities, promises more channels to come

YouTube TV launches with all major broadcast networks and plenty of sports, but only in a handful of markets

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It's not too late for Apple TV

The Apple TV has struggled lately, but another stab at the streaming bundle could make it a complete cord-cutting solution.

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The new Apple TV update is no friend to cord cutters

The Apple TV's new TV app to replace your home screen, but it's almost useless without a cable login.

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DirecTV Now FAQ: All the details on AT&T's new streaming TV service

Here's the full DirecTV Now channel guide, plus details and caveats.

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Cyber Monday deals: 13 tech bargains that truly save you serious money

Tech bargains abound in the aftermath of Black Friday, and you don't even have to leave the house.

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Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

The home theater category is rife with junk products and outright rip-offs on Black Friday. But here are the living room deals that TV buffs and cord cutters should actually care about.

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Streaming-box app comparison: Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Fire TV vs. Android TV

It doesn't matter how cheap or how powerful a media box might be if you can't stream the programming you want. Here's how the major players compare.