Mohu Curve 50 TV antenna review: Pretty, but not powerful

The Mohu Curve 50 is one of the best-looking antennas we’ve tested in a while. It’s suitable for use in areas with strong to medium-strength signals, but don’t consider it for weak signal areas. Even with its in-line amplifier, the antenna didn’t outperform our current top-ranked indoor antenna, the Winegard …

GE Ultra Pro Signal Finder HD Amplified Antenna review: Cool LEDs, crappy performance

The GE Signal Finder HD Amplified Antenna is an indoor TV antenna with a built-in signal meter that will help you find the best place to install it. You’ll need it. In TechHive’s tests the antenna exhibited mediocre reception and didn’t displace the Winegard FlatWave Amped as our favorite indoor …

Best TV antennas for cord cutters 2019: Tested for real-world signal strength

Table of Contents Show More Cable and satellite TV subscriptions are becoming ever more expensive, so more and more homes are ditching pay TV in favor of free, over-the-air broadcasts. Digital TV typically provides between 20 and 60 channels depending on where you live, and can save you at least …

Roku and Amazon have different ideas about over-the-air DVR

Antennas are making a big comeback as more people cut cable TV, but that doesn’t mean over-the-air DVR is going mainstream along with them. Last week, I interviewed executives from both Roku and Amazon’s Fire TV group ahead of some hardware news they announced this week. (The short version: Roku …

Cord-cutters beware: Amazon’s TV antenna listings are rife with dubious claims

Early last week, during Amazon’s Prime Days, I decided to see if the e-tailer had any good deals on over-the-air TV antennas. I was appalled by what I found. Searching for “antenna” on Amazon.com revealed listing upon listing for products with dubious performance claims. In Amazon’s most popular and sponsored …

Do you need an antenna to cut the cord?

A lowly over-the-air antenna is among the most cost-effective and longest-running ways to cut cable TV, letting you watch all the major broadcast networks and more with no monthly fees. But before you start fretting over antenna types, installation locations, and over-the-air DVRs, take a moment to consider whether you …