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Hulu with Live TV review: The abundant streaming bundle

Hulu's live TV service still has a few notable drawbacks, but the value is hard to beat.

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Amazon Fire TV Cube review: Neat hardware, but Alexa can't keep up

The Fire TV Cube wants to replace your remote with voice commands, but Alexa isn't up for the challenge.

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Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Plex is the most powerful over-the-air DVR for cord-cutters, but it's not the easiest to use.

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Channel Master Stream+ review: The ups and downs of an Android TV DVR

The Stream+ is a fairly inexpensive way to record free over-the-air channels, but Google's software has some major shortcomings.

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How AT&T's Time Warner acquisition will impact cord-cutters

By acquiring Time Warner, AT&T will create short-term perks and long-term peril for cord-cutters.

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Will Apple TV kill the cable box? Not so fast

Cable companies might not share Apple's enthusiasm for making cable boxes obsolete.

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The tragedy of PlayStation Vue

Sony’s streaming TV service earns high marks from users, so why is it struggling?

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Streaming TV on vacation: What you need to know

Before you take your streaming TV bundle on vacation, read up on these restrictions.

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The new Gmail steals some great ideas and invents some fresh ones

Most of Gmail's new features aren't really new, and that's okay.

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Details on AT&T's newly revamped streaming TV service

Cloud DVR and wireless bundle deals make DirecTV Now a lot more interesting.

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Cable TV double- and triple-plays are becoming irrelevant

New streaming video bundles from wireless providers and internet companies make legacy TV deals unnecessary.

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The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android

Apple should bring iMessage to Android, not just for consumers, but for its own bottom line.

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Where's the YouTube Kids app for TVs?

Google says children should only use YouTube Kids, yet the app is strangely hard to get.

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ESPN+ isn’t really for cord-cutters

ESPN’s standalone service does nothing to fix the mess that sports streaming rights have become.

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Apple’s original TV elephant in the room

Let's hope Apple's original TV shows aren't exclusive to Apple TV.

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