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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and one rises to the top.

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Apple’s original TV shows and series: Steve Carell joins Jennifer Aniston and Reese Witherspoon morning show drama

Apple's spending a ton of money to produce its own TV content. Here what you can expect to see, and when.

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Basketball without cable: A cord-cutter's guide to the NBA

Cord cutters can get their fill of big nationally televised games, but local broadcasts are still left on the bench.

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Genius lyrics database announces partnership with Apple

Apple Music will get lyrics provided by Genius, and Genius will get an built-in Apple Music player on its websites and app.

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Report: Apple to give away its original TV programs, offer third-party subscription 'channels'

Apple is spending over a billion dollars on original shows and series, and anyone with an Apple product will be able to watch them free, according to CNBC.

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YouTube TV lifts most DVR ad-skipping restrictions

You can now rewind, pause, and fast forward through commercials, but not CBS channels.

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How to watch the MLB playoffs and the World Series without cable

Don't miss a postseason pitch, read our cord-cutter's guide to the 2018 MLB playoffs and the World Series.

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Apple completes Shazam acquisition, removes ads from Shazam app

It's unclear how Apple will integrate Shazam's technology into its own products or whether it will keep the Shazam app around in the future.

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Report: Apple is adding its own daily ‘Top 100’ charts to Apple Music

There will be one global ‘top 100’ chart, plus a chat for each country in which Apple Music is available.

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The 10 best Amazon Prime original series

Amazon’s slate of original shows has won acclaim and awards. These are our favorites.

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How to use Alexa Cast

Alexa Cast is a new feature on Amazon products for streaming and control of media content.

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Nvidia Shield TV levels up to full-featured PC gaming with free GeForce Now beta

The era of confusing, dueling GeForce Now services is over. Nvidia's Shield TV now streams PC games from the cloud, cementing its reign as the king of streamers for geeks.

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Sling Air TV review

Sling's Air TV receives your local over the air channels and makes them available through the Sling TV and Air TV apps.

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Why a supersized Apple TV/Music/News subscription streaming bundle just might work

The latest rumor about Apple's upcoming streaming video service suggests it may bundle music and news into one giant package. Here's how that might work.

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DirecTV Now review: Hard to resist, despite its flaws

DirecTV Now comes cheap with AT&T wireless service, but odd design choices and feature limitations hold it back for everyone else.

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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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iOS 12 emergency services, iPhone rumors, Apple Music vs. Tidal: Macworld Podcast episode 610

iOS 12 has new features to better support 911 calls. There are rumors about the screen technology for the next iPhone. What’s happening in the battle of the music streaming services? We also talk about various other Apple news and...

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The best Netflix TV shows: There are many, but these are the most binge-worthy

Our top-10 list has 14 recommendations, from Stranger Things to Jessica Jones, because we couldn’t break two ties.

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