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5 signs you’re not ready to cut the cable TV cord

Thinking of cutting the cord? Here are 5 signs you're not ready to drop cable.

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Everything Roku should do in 2018: A cord-cutter's wishlist

As Roku lays out its business goals for 2018, here's what cord-cutters can hope for.

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YouTube TV review:The new streaming bundle sweet spot

This is best streaming bundle (for those who can get it).

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Spectrum quietly tries a la carte TV streaming, but restrictions apply

Hands-on with Spectrum's new a la carte TV streaming service

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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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