Jared Newman

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

Android P: More AI, fewer disruptions, and a nod to the iPhone X

The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android

The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android

Apple should bring iMessage to Android, not just for consumers, but for its own bottom line.

Best DVR for cord cutters
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Best DVR for cord cutters

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

Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

Tablo Dual Lite DVR review: The all-around champ is cheaper than ever

The Tablo Dual Lite is the best DVR for most cord-cutters, though some sticking points haven't changed.

Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Plex DVR review: Still the best option for power users

Plex is the most powerful over-the-air DVR for cord-cutters, but it's not the easiest to use.

HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?
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HTC Vive vs. Oculus Rift vs. Windows Mixed Reality: What's the difference?

Windows PC owners have three virtual reality platforms to choose from: Here's how the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, and Windows Mixed Reality VR headsets compare, compete, and overlap.

How to listen to live baseball games on an Amazon Echo

How to listen to live baseball games on an Amazon Echo

TuneIn Live and MLB At Bat can stream live baseball on the Amazon Echo and other Alexa devices—but not for free.

Why Windows 10 needs a specialized gaming edition

Why Windows 10 needs a specialized gaming edition

How a distinct version of Windows 10 could appeal to PC gamers.

Subscription-free DVR: All the best options for cord cutters

Subscription-free DVR: All the best options for cord cutters

You don't need to pay a monthly fee just to record over-the-air TV channels.

How to set up Android Auto in any car

How to set up Android Auto in any car

Set up Android Auto in any older car with these steps: Buy a car phone mount and a Bluetooth receiver, and use a few handy apps and settings to make the experience seamless.

How to play music you own on an Amazon Echo

How to play music you own on an Amazon Echo

Play your own MP3 collection on an Amazon Echo or other Alexa devices, even after Amazon Music Storage shuts down.

Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest
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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. PlayStation Vue, and all the rest

Is SlingTV 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.

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