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A revolution has begun. Fed up with high prices, endless fees and taxes, and programming packages with 40 channels you don’t want for every one that you do, cable and satellite customers across the U.S. are kicking service providers to the curb by cutting the cord and sourcing their TV programming elsewhere. It’s easier than you may think, and you don’t have to give up much in the process. Here’s a series of guides to help you cut the cord and start saving money now.

The YouTube TV on a Roku TV.

YouTube TV: plans, pricing, channels, how to cancel, and more

YouTube TV plans come in a single flavor — $65 a month. But one of the leading streaming options also has a number of optional add-ons available.
Sling TV logo on Apple TV.

Is there a Sling TV free trial? Here’s what you need to know

Sling TV on Apple TV.

This Sling TV deal gets you 50% off your first month

Sling TV app icon on Apple TV.

The best Sling TV alternatives

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The best YouTube TV alternatives

Sling TV logo on Apple TV.

Is there a Sling TV free trial? Here’s what you need to know

A Chromecast hanging from the back of a TV.

Best Chromecast Deals for January: Get the streaming puck for $19

TCL's Scott Ramirez at CES 2023.

Did Roku just upend the midrange TV landscape?

A Roku-branded smart TV.

Roku will start making its own Roku TVs and OLED reference design

The FIFA World Cup trophy held aloft by a group of hands.

Argentina vs. France live stream: Watch the World Cup Final for free

FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

Croatia vs. Morocco live stream: Watch the third place play-off free

The FIFA World Cup trophy held aloft by a group of hands.

France vs. Morocco live stream: Watch the semi-final game for free

FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

Argentina vs. Croatia live stream: Watch the semi-final game for free

Argentina vs. Croatia live stream: Watch the semi-final game for free

Looking to watch the Argentina vs. Croatia live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

England vs. France live stream: How to watch the game for free

England vs. France live stream: How to watch the game for free

Looking to watch the free England vs France live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
Fox Sports app on an iPhone in front of a soccer ball.

Morocco vs. Portugal live stream: How to watch for free

Morocco vs. Portugal live stream: How to watch for free

Looking to watch the free Morocco vs. Portugal live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
Fox Sports app on an iPhone in front of a soccer ball.

Netherlands vs. Argentina live stream: Watch the game for free

Netherlands vs. Argentina live stream: Watch the game for free

Looking to watch the free Netherlands vs. Argentina live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

Croatia vs. Brazil live stream: Watch the game for free

Croatia vs. Brazil live stream: Watch the game for free

Looking to watch the free Croatia vs. Brazil live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
Disney Plus on Roku.

Disney+ launches cheaper plan with ads — but not on Roku

Disney+ launches cheaper plan with ads — but not on Roku

You can now get a cheaper Disney+ subscription if you don't mind advertising — and if you're not using Roku.
FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

Portugal vs. Switzerland live stream: Watch the game for free

Portugal vs. Switzerland live stream: Watch the game for free

Looking to watch the free Portugal vs. Switzerland live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

Brazil vs. South Korea live stream: Watch the game for free

Brazil vs. South Korea live stream: Watch the game for free

Brazil vs. South Korea is streaming later today, and you can watch it all live. Here's how to watch Brazil vs. South Korea completely for free.
Roku Express 4K+

Cyber Monday: Stream Disney+, Netflix, and more with this $18 accessory

Cyber Monday: Stream Disney+, Netflix, and more with this $18 accessory

The Roku Express will turn any TV into a smart TV, and expand an already smart TV with new features. It has a sweet Cyber Monday discount today.
Fox Sports app on an iPhone in front of a soccer ball.

England vs USA live stream: how to watch the game for free

England vs USA live stream: how to watch the game for free

Looking to watch the free England vs USA live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
The FIFA World Cup trophy held aloft by a group of hands.

Netherlands vs Ecuador live stream: watch the game for free

Netherlands vs Ecuador live stream: watch the game for free

Looking to watch the free Netherlands vs Ecuador live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
Sonos Sub Mini in front of a sofa.

Sonos Sub Mini vs. Roku Wireless Bass

Sonos Sub Mini vs. Roku Wireless Bass

While the Sonos Sub Mini and Roku Wireless Bass can't be used interchangeably, we put together this guide to help you decide which woofer is best for you.
Fox Sports app on an iPhone in front of a soccer ball.

USA vs Wales live stream: how to watch the game for free (legally)

USA vs Wales live stream: how to watch the game for free (legally)

Looking to watch the USA vs Wales live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
The FIFA World Cup trophy held aloft by a group of hands.

Senegal vs Netherlands live stream: Watch the game for free

Senegal vs Netherlands live stream: Watch the game for free

Looking to watch the free Senegal vs Netherlands live stream? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
FIFA World Cup on Tubi.

England vs Iran live stream: Watch the game for free now

England vs Iran live stream: Watch the game for free now

Looking to watch the England vs Iran live stream later today? Here's how to watch the big World Cup 2022 game entirely for free and legally.
The rear view of an Apple TV 4K showing gigabit ethernet port, HDMI port, and power port, with the Siri remote alongside in the background

Apple TV 4K vs. Roku Ultra: Which top streaming device is best?

Apple TV 4K vs. Roku Ultra: Which top streaming device is best?

When it comes to all your streaming needs, do you place your trust in the top-tier Apple TV 4K or the equally great Roku Ultra? We weigh in to help you decide.
YouTube TV clock.

YouTube TV adds a clock to its live guide; Apple TV gets the new UI

YouTube TV adds a clock to its live guide; Apple TV gets the new UI

YouTube TV has added a clock to its live guide, so you can tell what time it is while watching TV. Which just makes sense.
Philo TV screenshot

Philo: Everything to know about the live TV streaming service

Philo: Everything to know about the live TV streaming service

At just $25 per month, Philo is an affordable live TV streaming service with an impressive channel list and feature set.
Live sports on Roku.

Roku looks to make live sports easier to find

Roku looks to make live sports easier to find

Roku has added a new Sports section that looks to make sense out of the myriad channels you have to have to watch live sports.
best streaming TV service

The best live TV streaming services: Hulu, Sling TV, YouTube TV, and more

The best live TV streaming services: Hulu, Sling TV, YouTube TV, and more

Ditching cable? To demystify the journey to independence from traditional cable and satellite providers, we present the very best live TV streaming services.
Sling TV DVR

Hulu with Live TV vs. Sling TV: Which streaming service is right for you?

Hulu with Live TV vs. Sling TV: Which streaming service is right for you?

Sling TV versus Hulu with Live TV — which is better? Our guide will help you decide between Hulu's comprehensive program and Sling's a la carte option.
YouTube TV and Hulu apps on the Roku homescreen.

Hulu Live vs. YouTube TV: How to pick the best live streaming service

Hulu Live vs. YouTube TV: How to pick the best live streaming service

Hulu With Live TV and YouTube TV are two of the biggest streaming services in the United States. We'll help you decide which is best.