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Streaming TV industry says "meh" to 4K, but it loves HDR

Streaming video execs prefer HDR over 4K, but will better pixels and more pixels ever be decoupled?

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Hulu with Live TV, first impressions from the beta version: This is a bundle that pretends it's not

Hulu's channel bundle attacks the norms of pay TV service—for better and for worse.

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Hulu Live TV launches in beta: What you need to know

Here are all the details on Hulu's new live TV bundle.

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How to cut the cord without resorting to a pricey streaming-TV bundle

The case for a purer form of cord cutting—and against channel bundles like YouTube TV and Sling TV.

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YouTube TV goes live in five cities, promises more channels to come

YouTube TV launches with all major broadcast networks and plenty of sports, but only in a handful of markets

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It's not too late for Apple TV

The Apple TV has struggled lately, but another stab at the streaming bundle could make it a complete cord-cutting solution.

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The new Apple TV update is no friend to cord cutters

The Apple TV's new TV app to replace your home screen, but it's almost useless without a cable login.

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Streaming-box app comparison: Roku vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV vs. Fire TV vs. Android TV

It doesn't matter how cheap or how powerful a media box might be if you can't stream the programming you want. Here's how the major players compare.

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HDMI-CEC: The secret to streaming-remote simplicity

With HDMI-CEC, streaming boxes like Roku and Apple TV are slowly making your TV's remote redundant.

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The cowardly Apple TV

Apple needs to act decisively if it truly intends to shake up TV entertainment; its half-hearted TV app isn't enough.

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Streaming TV bundle roundup: Everything we know so far

Watch out, Sling TV and PlayStation Vue: More bundles are coming from AT&T, Hulu, YouTube, and possibly Amazon.

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Meet your new streaming TV bundlers: Apple, Amazon, Roku, and Google

Why you won't need Comcast or Charter to wrangle all your online video services.

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Roku Express review: A nice gift for your frenemies

The Roku Express hits a new low in streaming box pricing, but it makes big compromises to get there.

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The Roku interview: Here's how the streaming-box builder is working through its app issues

The company is taking a two-pronged approach to getting higher-quality TV apps onto its platform.

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Roku has an app problem, but it's working on solutions

Roku's new hardware really needs first-class apps to go with it.

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