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Rachel Oaks

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Rachel has spent the past two years at CableTV.com writing articles that demystify hidden fees, DVRs, sound systems, and more. She makes door-to-door DISH and DIRECTV salespeople uncomfortable with her in-depth questions—but if that’s what it takes to get you the best TV experience, she’s happy to do it. In addition to writing for CableTV.com, Rachel’s work has been featured on Today.com, TechGuySmartBuy.com, HowtoWatch.com, and SatelliteInternet.com.

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Best Tablets 2020

by | Jan 27, 2020 | Best Of | 0 

In 2020, there are practically 80 billion tablets, so it’s hard to compare models. We spent hours comparing price, specs like storage and weight, user reviews, and much more. Luckily, we’ve narrowed your best options down to five—whether you’re looking for a bargain buy, laptop replacement, or peak performer.

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Best No-Contract Internet Providers of 2020

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Looking for an internet service provider with no contract obligations? Here are a few options that may just fit the bill

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Hulu + Live TV vs. AT&T TV NOW

by | Jan 3, 2020 | Versus Reviews | 0 

Hulu + Live TV speaks to all the strengths of streaming: a full on-demand library, the most popular shows for cheap, and plenty of space to record your favorite live shows. Meanwhile, DIRECTV NOW has made backward changes that draw too much on its satellite TV origins—complete with bloated packages and pricey add-ons.

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Basic Cable Packages and Channels Guide

by | Dec 24, 2019 | Tools | 0 

Jump to: How to get basic cable | Basic cable packages | Basic cable and alternatives | Basic cable TV FAQ How do you get basic cable? Thanks to your local government’s state-approved local franchising authorities (LFAs), which require cable companies to offer low-priced basic tiers, you can skip the premium prices and get basic cable. You just [...]

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Top 5 DVRs of 2020

by | Dec 20, 2019 | Best Of, Equipment Guides | 0 

Five DVRs that add maximum flexibility to your minimum-activity moments. How we chose these top DVRs Did you know that there are hundreds of different DVRs out there? No? Well, each year CableTV.com sorts through this monster list—so you don’t have to—and picks the top five based on features, storage, and user experience. We also [...]

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Best Xfinity-Compatible Modems 2020

by | | Best Of, Equipment Guides | 0 

Do you have to use an Xfinity modem with Xfinity cable internet? We’ve waded through the sea of modems that work with Xfinity to find the best out there.

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Disney+ Review 2020

by | Dec 13, 2019 | Reviews | 0 

Despite the app bugs at launch, Disney+ has a smooth interface and a lot of fresh new content. And if you want a place to stream your kid’s favorite Disney movies, there’s no better place.

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Spectrum vs. AT&T Internet

by | Nov 15, 2019 | Reviews | 0 

Best for flexibility Price: $44.99–$104.99/mo. (3.82 /5) View Plans Best for customer satisfaction Price: $40–$90/mo (4.09 /5) View Plans Jump to: Deals | Prices and plans | Fees and extra charges | Customer satisfaction | Bundling with TV | Final take The bottom line Spectrum is a well-priced, contract-free option if you don’t want to [...]

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The Hidden Costs of Spectrum

by | Nov 4, 2019 | TV FAQs | 36 

When you get internet and cable service, there is the advertised price and then there is the price you really pay. Here we list all the hidden costs of Spectrum TV and internet to help you make an informed decision.

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How to Get the Best Internet for Gaming

by | Oct 14, 2019 | Equipment Guides | 0 

See which internet providers provide the best speeds for gaming and find out what speed you need to game optimally.

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