Jared writes for PCWorld and TechHive from his remote outpost in Cincinnati.
Mar 13, 2019 3:01 AM | By Jared Newman
Lenovo IdeaPad 730S review: A slick laptop with no gimmicks
The Lenovo IdeaPad 730S dispenses with gimmicks and focuses on being a great laptop.
Mar 8, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
Cord cutting: A beginner's guide
How to cut the cord: All the devices, services, and knowledge you need to ditch cable and save money.
Mar 7, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
6 big questions cord-cutters should ask about AT&T's and HBO's next streaming service
AT&T's management shakeup raises new questions about its streaming TV plans.
updated Feb 22, 2019 9:25 AM | By Jared Newman
Best DVR for cord cutters
TiVo vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.
updated Feb 19, 2019 9:53 AM | By Jared Newman
Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest
Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to PlayStation Vue? Or YouTube TV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and one rises to the top.
Feb 14, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
Cut the cord, or else!
As cord-cutting grows, folks who stick with cable and satellite are getting squeezed.
updated Feb 8, 2019 10:50 AM | By Jared Newman
Best water leak detectors for smart homes
Fires can be devastating, but water damage is a far more common risk. These smart devices will alert you if your home springs a leak, so you can take action quickly.
Feb 7, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
Why live PBS streaming is taking so long (and how to deal with it)
Live PBS without cable: Why it's so hard to get, and what you can do about it
Jan 31, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
Plex DVR and Channels: The case for using both
Plex DVR or Channels: Why not use both?
Jan 28, 2019 3:20 PM | By Jared Newman
Nvidia Shield TV (second generation) review: Still the best media streamer for geeks
The Nvidia Shield TV, a $180 media streamer and gaming box, still doesn't appeal to everyone, and that's okay.
Jan 27, 2019 10:00 PM | By Jared Newman
Best Super Bowl TV deals 2019: Upgrade your set for cheap
We've waded through all the deals to find the best Super Bowl TV sales out there—and a few good discounts on speakers and streaming devices, too.
Jan 24, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
Why don’t Samsung and LG make streaming boxes?
Samsung’s and LG’s streaming TV platforms is getting pretty good. Too bad you have to buy a whole TV along with them.
Jan 23, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
TiVo talks streaming apps, Android hardware, and a potential live TV service
TiVo's Ted Malone on where the venerable DVR maker is going next.
Jan 17, 2019 3:00 AM | By Jared Newman
In defense of smart TV snooping
Data collection on smart TVs reveals an ugly truth about streaming video.
Jan 15, 2019 8:24 AM | By Jared Newman
Amazon's Fire TV Stick gets a much better remote
The Amazon Fire TV Stick gets volume and power controls on its remote.