Jared Newman

Jared writes for PCWorld and TechHive from his remote outpost in Cincinnati.

Amazon Fire TV gets hands-free voice control via Echo and other Alexa devices

FuboTV Premier review: This service streams lots of sports channels, but not ESPN

FuboTV Premier review: This service streams lots of sports channels, but not ESPN

Cord-cutting sports fans get a lot for $35 per month, but there some big holes and plenty of rough edges.

DirecTV Now review: A decent deal—for AT&T subscribers at least
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DirecTV Now review: A decent deal—for AT&T subscribers at least

DirecTV Now comes cheap with AT&T wireless service, but odd design choices and feature limitations hold it back for everyone else.

Best DVR for cord cutters
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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo Roamio OTA vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. HDHomeRun with Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

HDHomeRun and Emby DVR review: Power to the cord cutter

HDHomeRun and Emby DVR review: Power to the cord cutter

Emby's do-it-yourself DVR packs plenty of features if you have the right hardware and don't mind jumping through some hoops.

iPad Pro Smart Keyboard vs. Logitech Slim Combo: Which iPad Pro keyboard should you buy?

iPad Pro Smart Keyboard vs. Logitech Slim Combo: Which iPad Pro keyboard should you buy?

Which 10.5-inch iPad keyboard is best? We review Apple's Smart Keyboard and Logitech's Slim Combo.

How to reformat a Tablo DVR hard drive, so you can use it with your Windows PC

How to reformat a Tablo DVR hard drive, so you can use it with your Windows PC

Windows won't recognize hard drives after they've been used with a Tablo DVR. We'll show you how to fix that.

How streaming TV services are coping with ISP data caps

How streaming TV services are coping with ISP data caps

Streaming TV services try to minimize the damage as Comcast and other internet service providers enforce data caps.

Apple TV gets cozy with Amazon Prime, so where does that leave Netflix?

Apple TV gets cozy with Amazon Prime, so where does that leave Netflix?

Why Apple's ambitious TV guide still lacks Netflix.

Streaming TV quality sucks compared to broadcast. Here's how the industry intends to make it better

Streaming TV quality sucks compared to broadcast. Here's how the industry intends to make it better

Streaming TV quality vs. broadcast and cable: How the industry's tackling frame rate, latency, and surround sound

Apple's Siri speaker is called HomePod and will cost $349

Apple's Siri speaker is called HomePod and will cost $349

Apple's HomePod speaker has Siri and HomeKit capabilities onboard.

Apple AirPlay 2 adds whole-home audio for speakers

Apple AirPlay 2 adds whole-home audio for speakers

With AirPlay 2, Apple and speaker makers team up to take on Sonos (and Google)

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