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Cutting the Cord Can Get You More of What You Want to Watch. Here’s How.

When you cut the cable cord, suddenly you, not your provider, are the programming planner. With the freedom to choose your own TV channels and networks without being tied to a set package, it can get a little overwhelming. But it’s easier than you think to create your perfect

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Which Smart Speaker Is Right for You?

Anyone who listens to music, audiobooks, or podcasts around the house should have a speaker that captures the quality of their audio. And it's even better if that speaker also comes with smart capabilities, like a voice-controlled assistant that can create lists, edit your calendar, and send messages without

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2020 Gift Guide: Which Game Console Should You Buy this Holiday?

In a year of exciting releases from some of the biggest names in video games, why not consider a state-of-the-art console? There’s a system to suit almost every age and interest. The Mario fanatic has Nintendo consoles, open-world explorers have systems from Microsoft's Xbox to Sony's PlayStation. And, whether

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The 10 Best Apps for NFL Fans

We've all got to be pretty creative this season in the way we watch the game. No hot dogs and cornhole tournaments in the stadium parking lot this year. What's the good news? There are a bunch of great apps that can help fans engage and stay on top

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2020 Gift Guide: Which e-Reader Should You Buy this Holiday?

E-readers have become a must-have gadget for just about every book lover. With simple user interfaces and storage capacities that let you walk around with a whole library, these devices are an excellent solution to issues around space and accessibility. They make it easy to browse and download new

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How to Buy a TV: 6 Tips to Your Perfect Purchase

Today's TVs use a range of different technologies that have been purpose-built for different types of households, locations, and experiences. Knowing what to look for can help you spend your dollars wisely and get the perfect TV with everything you need and nothing you don't. 

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What Is a Smart Home?

Smart home technology is transforming every part of the home, and the ultimate promise of this technology is that it will be able to adapt to different lifestyles and usage habits, automatically making adjustments that save money, time and energy.