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YouTube TV changes: Can TV streaming services learn to say no?

YouTube TV couldn't refuse Turner channels, hiking prices to bring them on board.

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It's time for accountability from streaming TV bundles

Streaming TV viewers shouldn't have to learn about reliability problems the hard way.

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Super Bowl streaming: What to expect in terms of video quality

Options abound for watching the big game without cable, but matching cable-TV quality is another story.

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FuboTV Premier review: This service streams lots of sports channels, but not ESPN

FuboTV is the best sports streaming bundle for soccer fans and ESPN haters.

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PlayStation Vue review: For those who want it all

Sony's streaming TV bundle has all the features and channels you might want, but it's hardly the cheapest or most interesting option.

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Best Super Bowl TV deals: Upgrade your set for cheap

We've waded through all the deals to find the best Super Bowl TV sales out there—and a couple of good discounts on streaming devices, too.

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Super Bowl TV deals: What to know before buying

TV deals abound for the Super Bowl, but beware of dubious discounts.

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Amazon, Hulu, and the resilience of live TV

Live, linear TV still has staying power, even in the age of on-demand algorithms.

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It’s time for cord cutters to embrace the smart TV

Smart TVs used to be consistently worse than dedicated streaming players. Not anymore.

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Amazon's Fire TV boss: We're beating Roku, and we're still doing smart TVs

Amazon says it's winning the streaming device wars and plotting a return to smart TVs.

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Samsung SmartThings Link for Nvidia Shield TV review: A cheap smart home hub with one inherent shortcoming

The SmartThings Link is less expensive than a full-sized smart home hub, but its capabilities are not quite equal.

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A cord-cutting wish list for 2018

What cord cutters should expect—or at least hope for—from streaming and over-the-air TV in 2018.

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SiliconDust HDHomeRun DVR review: Buy the hardware, but you should skip the software

SiliconDust's HDHomeRun TV tuners are excellent, but the DVR service is not very good at all.

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The 2017 cord-cutter awards

The best cord-cutting devices and services, which flourished in 2017 amid cable TV's decline

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Disney, Fox, and the painful path to a la carte TV

Disney's plan to acquire most of Fox could hasten the TV bundle's collapse, but not without consequences.

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