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Start streaming in luscious 4K HDR with the Roku Streaming Stick+ for one of its lowest prices yet

Amazon is selling the Roku Streaming Stick+ for $49, down from its usual $60.

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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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How to make the most of Roku voice controls

Everything you need to know about controlling Roku with Alexa, Google Assistant, or your voice remote.

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Cord cutting: A beginner's guide

How to cut the cord: All the devices, services, and knowledge you need to ditch cable and save 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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Channels DVR review: A powerful but pricey DVR for discerning cord-cutters

Channels DVR gets a lot of little things right, but the price is wrong.

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Save $40 on Amazon's Fire TV Cube and stream the big game without cable

Amazon's selling its Alexa-enhanced Fire TV Cube for $80, a savings of $40.

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Nvidia Shield TV (second generation) review: Still the best media streamer for geeks

The Nvidia Shield TV, a $180 media streamer and gaming box, still doesn't appeal to everyone, and that's okay.

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Roku is ready to sell you more subscriptions

Roku starts selling premium subscriptions to channels like Showtime and Starz.

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Amazon gives its vastly improved Fire TV remote a rare 50 percent discount

Amazon is upgrading the remote control for its Fire TV stick, and existing owners can get one for an unheard-of discount.

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HDHomeRun teases simpler hardware and (maybe) a Roku app

The HDHomeRun Scribe Duo and Servio can record broadcast TV channels without a separate server device.

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4K HDMI cables: How to cut through the marketing lingo and figure out what you actually need

You probably don’t need to buy a HDMI cable to go with your new TV, but here’s how to tell for sure.

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Get 4K streaming for insanely cheap with all-time-low pricing on Amazon's Fire TV Stick

Amazon is selling the Fire TV Stick 4K for $35 or two for $60.

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Record live HD TV for less with this deal on Amazon's Fire TV Recast over-the-air DVR

Amazon has cut the price of its new Fire TV Recast over-the-air DVR by up to $50, depending on how much storage you need.

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Chromecast (2018) review: Google's revamped media streamer is what you make of it

The new Chromecast might not replace your Roku or Fire TV, but it is a nice supplement.

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Black Friday deals: Best sales on TVs, speakers, and streaming video devices

The home theater category is rife with junk products and outright rip-offs on Black Friday. But here are the living room deals that TV buffs and cord cutters should actually care about.

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Amazon Fire TV Recast review: This over-the-air DVR is frustratingly close to great

Amazon's over-the-air DVR nails the little details, but it has some major limitations.

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Xiaomi Mi Box S review: This isn't doing Android TV justice

Xiaomi's Mi Box S is a cheap 4K HDR Android TV box that doesn't get with the times.

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