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Jared Newman covers personal technology from his remote Cincinnati outpost. He also publishes two newsletters, Advisorator for tech advice and Cord Cutter Weekly for help with ditching cable or satellite TV.

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Here comes cord-cutting's messy phase

The next phase of cord-cutting: Less bloat, lower prices, more confusion

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How to play your personal music collection on Google Home and Chromecast

How to play music you own on Google Home and Chromecast after Google Play Music shuts down.

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Hey, cord-cutters: Here's how to prevent streaming TV services from selling your data

How cord-cutters can take advantage of newly-enforced privacy rules.

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Roku's 'neutral platform' days are now over

Roku looks less like a neutral platform without HBO Max and Peacock

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How to get Peacock on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload Peacock on Fire TV while Amazon and NBCUniversal fight over money.

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HP Envy 17t review: Buy it for the huge 4K screen, not the performance

The HP Envy 17t gives you a huge 4K screen at a lower price than some rivals, but don't expect performance to match.

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Nine great things that cord-cutting brought us

Still think cord-cutting is no better than cable? Here's a reality check.

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The ad hater's guide to cord-cutting

A guide to ad-free options for cord-cutters.

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HBO Max still isn't supersized enough to attract cord-cutters

HBO Max needs more supersizing if AT&T really wants to take on Netflix.

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How cord-cutters can listen to free music

You can't get Music Choice without cable, but there are several streaming services like it.

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PlayOn gives cord-cutters an offline DVR, but it's pricey

How to download from Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services to your TV with PlayOn.

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Why you can't get a 1440p laptop: Blame 4K TVs

1440p laptops: Why hardly anyone makes them, even though they're better than 4K.

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How to get HBO Max on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload HBO Max on Fire TV while Amazon and WarnerMedia fight over money.

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12 things cord-cutters (and everyone else) should know about HBO Max

You don't need to be a cord-cutter to be curious about HBO Max. Here's what you need to know as the new streaming service launches today.

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Lenovo Yoga C740 15 review: A budget-friendly convertible that's a little clunky

The Lenovo Yoga C740 15 has a bright display and long battery life, and its performance is adequate for mainstream tasks. But 15-inch convertibles tend to be unwieldy, including this one.