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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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Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

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How to make the most of Apple TV's picture-in-picture

Apple TV picture-in-picture support is hard to find in tvOS 14, but there is a workaround.

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Over-the-air DVR: An illustrated guide for cord-cutters

TiVo vs. Tablo vs. HDHomeRun: An illustrated guide to cord-cutting DVRs

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How to connect your iPhone or iPad to your TV

Try these options when you want to mirror iPhone or iPad content on a bigger screen.

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Cable-box competition rules have been completely dismantled—to the detriment of consumers

The FCC dismantles CableCARD and cable-box competition rules for good.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

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

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Channels DVR review: The best over-the-air DVR for cord-cutting enthusiasts

This DVR software for cord-cutters justifies its premium price with features you won't find elsewhere.

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TV subscription bundles are back, and they're better than ever for cord-cutters

Apple's new bundle with CBS All Access and Showtime actually makes sense for cord-cutters.

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Here comes cord-cutting's messy phase

The next phase of cord-cutting: Less bloat, lower prices, more confusion

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Hey, cord-cutters: Here's how to prevent streaming TV services from selling your data

How cord-cutters can take advantage of newly-enforced privacy rules.

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Roku's 'neutral platform' days are now over

Roku looks less like a neutral platform without HBO Max and Peacock

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How to get Peacock on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload Peacock on Fire TV while Amazon and NBCUniversal fight over money.

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Nine great things that cord-cutting brought us

Still think cord-cutting is no better than cable? Here's a reality check.

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The ad hater's guide to cord-cutting

A guide to ad-free options for cord-cutters.

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HBO Max still isn't supersized enough to attract cord-cutters

HBO Max needs more supersizing if AT&T really wants to take on Netflix.