Jared NewmanTechHive

Follow me on Google+

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

airtv

AirTV: What to expect from Dish's new cord-cutting device brand

What's next for AirTV: DVR and more streaming integrations, but probably no networked tuner.

ockelmain

Ockel crams Windows 10 into a pocket-sized touchscreen PC

The Ockel Sirius A is an Intel-powered miniature PC with a 6-inch touch screen.

ueconcept1

These Universal Electronics concept remotes could be the future for streaming boxes

Universal Electronics' concept remotes adapt to what users are doing.

tablodvrapp

Tablo has new cord-cutting tricks for over-the-air TV antennas

Tablo's new gear includes a DVR app for Android TV, a simple way to stream live TV to connected devices, and a "concept" DVR in the cloud.

brydge1232

The Brydge keyboard for Microsoft Surface adds 'lapability' and optional storage

Turn your Surface Pro 4 into a Surface Book—sort of—with the Brydge 12.3 keyboard dock.

cord cutting

Should you cut the cable-TV cord in 2017? Our guide will help you decide

Should you cut the cable TV cord? Here's how to decide.

grave burial death cross

15 technologies that died in 2016

Technology's graveyard overflowed in 2016. RIP Google Nexus, Vine, Sunrise Calendar, Pebble, and others.

2016 cord cutter awards

The 2016 cord-cutter awards

Life without cable got even better this year with new streaming services and better devices on which to watch them.

epic win

The year in tech: 2016's 10 greatest wins, milestones, and epic comebacks

PC innovation pushed ahead, virtual reality got real, and Nintendo surged in 2016.

directvnowwhatson

DirecTV Now review: An extremely rough draft of a great streaming bundle

DirecTV Now has attractive pricing and some clever ideas, but it's dragged down by too many problems.

slingdvr1

Hands-on with Sling TV DVR: A valuable work in progress

Sling TV DVR has some issues to work out in beta testing, but even now it's better than nothing.

googlehq

Google's biggest hits, misses, and WTF moments of 2016

From hardware wins like Google Pixel and Home to epic fails like the confusion over messaging apps, here are Google's biggest moments of 2016.

appletv tvapp ios

The new Apple TV update is no friend to cord cutters

The Apple TV's new TV app to replace your home screen, but it's almost useless without a cable login.

leak sensor hero

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.

honeywelllyricphoto

Honeywell Lyric Water Leak and Freeze Detector review: Single-sensor simplicity

The Honeywell Lyric Water Leak and Freeze Detector is the best standalone sensor you can get.