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Roku vs. Apple TV vs. Chromecast vs. Amazon Fire TV vs. Android TV

Fed up with your dumb "Smart TV?" Tired of waiting for your console to boot up just so you can watch Netflix? Lookng for a cheap tech gift? There are plenty of reasons to get a new dedicated video streamer. We'll help you choose one.

By November 5, 2015

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It's time to kill the cable box with apps

Commentary: A proposal by Federal Communications Commission Chairman Tom Wheeler calls for cable companies like Comcast to "unlock the set-top box." Unlocking isn't enough. The box should die, once and for all, and be replaced by apps.

By January 28, 2016

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Fire TV Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Roku Streaming Stick: Measuring the sticks

Ready for more comparisons than you can shake a stick at? Ranging in price from $35 to $50, these three HDMI streaming sticks all offer Netflix...and diverge from there. Stick with this roundup for all the details.

By October 27, 2014

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From Jurassic World to Tomorrowland, the CraveCast looks at summer blockbusters

Sci-fi, fantasy and superhero fans have lots to look forward to this summer and beyond. Our heroes tackle the best, and some others, too.

By May 19, 2015

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Resolution confusion: What do 2K, 4K, 1080p, UHD all mean?

Confused by all the different resolution numbers like 2K, 4K, 1080p, and so on? Here's what they all mean.

By January 25, 2016

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Magzter vs. Next Issue: What's the best unlimited-magazines service?

Magzter now offers the same "Netflix for magazines" model as Next Issue. But which service delivers a better reading experience, and which is the better deal?

By January 27, 2015

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Verizon vs. Netflix: What's this really about? (Q&A)

Verizon's top policy wonk explains why Netflix shouldn't blame Verizon for poor streaming quality. He also talks Net neutrality.

By June 7, 2014

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​Comcast vs. Netflix: Is this really about Net neutrality?

Netflix’s disputes with broadband providers, like Comcast, have zip to do with Net neutrality. Here's what you need to know about Net neutrality, and the Internet, to understand why.

By May 15, 2014

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Netflix vs. the Comcast-TWC merger: Nothing to lose

Netflix is the first company to publicly oppose the giant merger between Comcast and Time Warner Cable. That’s largely a function of having the most to gain -- and least to lose -- from blasting it.

By April 22, 2014

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TV Buying Guide 2015

CNET breaks out the most important things to know when shopping for a new television.

By January 28, 2015