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Tablo FAQs – What Kind of Remote Control Does Tablo Have?

Confused about why the product pages for Tablo OTA DVRs don’t contain photos of a remote control? That’s because as a network-based OTA DVR, Tablo doesn’t have its own remote.

Check out this post to learn about the differences between the remotes on Tablo-compatible streaming devices, as well as third-party remote control alternatives.

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How to Avoid Getting Scammed When Buying a TV Antenna for Cord Cutting

Surging interest in antenna TV is bringing out scammers looking to make a quick buck. If you’re a cord cutter planning to purchase an antenna to watch live, local TV in 2019, here’s how to avoid scams and pick a quality product.

How to Avoid Getting Scammed When Buying a TV Antenna for Cord Cutting

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Should You Upgrade Your Amazon Fire TV for a Better Cord Cutting Experience?

If you use an early model Amazon Fire TV box or stick as your main cord-cutting device, it may be time for an upgrade.

Keep reading to find out why…

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Tablo OTA DVR vs. Amazon Fire TV Recast Comparison – What Cord Cutters Need to Know

If you’re trying to decide between a Tablo OTA DVR or the new Amazon Fire TV Recast for the Over-the-Air (OTA) DVR portion of your cord cutting setup, this product and feature comparison will help you choose the network-connected OTA DVR device that’s right for you.

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Should You Upgrade Your Roku for a Better Cord Cutting Experience?

If you’ve been rocking a ‘numbered’ Roku – or an even older model - as your preferred cord-cutting device, it may be time for an upgrade.

Keep reading to find out why…

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Tablo FAQs – Can I Use Multiple Tablo OTA DVRs in My Home?

It is possible to use more than one Tablo DVR within your home, and even on the same home network but there are considerations to ponder before proceeding with this setup.

 

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Tablo FAQs – Should I Buy a 2-Tuner or 4-Tuner OTA DVR?

If you’re considering making a Tablo Over-the-Air DVR part of your cord-cutting arsenal, the only real decision you’ll need to make before you buy is whether to choose a model with two OTA TV tuners or four.

Keep reading to find out how many tuners you will need for the best OTA DVR experience.

 

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How Your Location Impacts Your Over-the-Air TV Reception

Another key factor to cord cutting success is knowing the location of your local broadcast TV towers in relation to your home. The closer you live to these towers, the better your Over-the-Air TV reception will be.

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Tablo FAQs: What Is the Best Over-the-Air TV Antenna for Cord Cutters?

One of the first steps in cutting the cord on cable is finding an antenna to get free broadcast TV.

That's why we've put together this Over-the-Air TV antenna buyer's guide so you can learn how to choose the best antenna for your needs and decypher potentially confusing marketing mumbo-jumbo.

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VHF vs. UHF – Why OTA Frequency Bands Matter for Cord Cutters with Antennas

While most OTA TV antennas on the market are designed to capture both frequencies, some antennas – especially certain ‘flat’ indoor antennas – are optimized primarily to capture UHF channels.

If you’re having trouble receiving one or two channels even though you’re close to your local broadcast towers, it may be because your antenna is not designed to pick up VHF frequencies.

 

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