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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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The best Black Friday deals for streaming and cord-cutting

If you're cutting cable, these Black Friday streaming and cord-cutting deals will save you even more money.

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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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Roku Ultra (2020) review: Incremental improvements

Roku's high-end streaming box has more to like than ever, but still might leave you wanting more.

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AirPlay on Roku: This changes everything

Roku gets AirPlay support, and it changes everything.

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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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Amazon Fire TV Stick (2020) and Fire TV Stick Lite review: Exactly what you expected

Fire TV Stick (2020) and Fire TV Stick Lite review: Improved hardware, TBD software.

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T-Mobile's new streaming TV bundle makes a lot of sense

TVision by T-Mobile is cheaper and more flexible than other live streaming options.

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Never pay for CBS All Access [note: code has expired]

How to get CBS All Access for free every month

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Chromecast with Google TV review: A step forward for streaming

Chromecast with Google TV review: It reduces app overload, but still has a few blind spots.

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How to pick the right Roku player from an increasingly confusing lineup

Roku features compared: 4K, Dolby Vision, AirPlay, built-in audio, and more.

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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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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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