Cord Cutters: Using Chrome as a Google TV remote

Second screens don’t have to always be tablets: A new Chrome extension called Chromemote turns your computer’s browser into a remote control for any Google TV device. Especially neat and useful: You can fling websites you’ve opened on your laptop to your TV.

Cord Cutters: A first look at Plex for Roku

Want to watch YouTube videos on your Roku? Then you might want to check out the new Plex channel for Roku, which brings a whole bunch of online content as well as personal file sharing to the device. Check it out in this week’s Cord Cutters.

Cord Cutters: Plex adds DLNA support

Good news for Plex users: The next version of the company’s media center server software will have support for DLNA devices, which brings Plex to the PS3, connected TVs and a bunch of other devices. Check out this episode of Cord Cutters for an exclusive preview.

Cord Cutters: Lilyhammer, Battleground & Co.

Thought online video was just about short clips? Think again: Netflix and Hulu are both premiering online-exclusive TV shows this month, and Sony is airing the third episode of its reality TV show on the PlayStation Network. We are taking a first look at these shows.

Cord Cutters: A first look at Boxee Live TV (video)

Boxee’s new Live TV dongle combines free over-the-air HD TV with social sharing and an electronic programming guide. The device is specifically being marketed to cord cutters and people interested in ditching their pay TV subscription – but is it worth $50? Check out our review.

Cord Cutters: Netgear’s NeoTV reviewed

Netgear is trying to compete with Roku, Apple TV and Boxee with its own streaming media player. The NeoTV has a few hundred apps, including Vudu, Netflix and YouTube, but lacks local playback capability and Hulu Plus. Should you buy it? Check out our review.

The Cord Cutters holiday gift guide

Still looking for the perfect present? Then look no further: We have compiled seven gifts for cord cutters and TV junkies alike, and we are showing off three of them in a special gift guide episode of our Cord Cutters web series.

Cord Cutters: Channel Master — a DVR for cord cutting

Channel Master is squarely targeting cord cutters with its new DVR product, which promises TiVo-like time shifting functionality and online video content without any monthly subscription fees, for a price: The device costs a whopping $400. Is it worth the money? Check out our review.

Cord Cutters: A first look at Google TV 2.0

Google has updated its Google TV platform with a new UI, a bunch of interesting apps and access to the Android Market. The update is rolling out this Sunday, but we already have a first look at the next version of Google TV right here.