Susie OchsExecutive Editor, TechHive

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Susie has been covering Apple since 2006, and when she isn't glued to her MacBook Air and iPhone, you can find her building sand castles at the beach or snowboarding in the mountains.

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iDevices expands its HomeKit lineup with smart switches and sockets

The new Siri-ready gear includes built-in wall switches you can use with or without a smartphone.

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Sayonara, subsidies: AT&T ends two-year phone contracts

It's another nail in the coffin of subsidized phone prices.

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The 5 best tablets for kids, and how to choose

The kids keep borrowing your tablet? Get 'em one of their own—complete with airtight parental controls and curated, educational experiences.

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Apple warns against the UK's proposed spying law

The proposed law would weaken the security for millions of law-abiding citizens, the company says.

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Google's top trending topics of 2015 include the hottest gadgets in tech

Globally, the biggest search spikes were for breaking news and entertainment. But nerds like us searched for gadgets, gadgets, and more gadgets.

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Adobe isn't killing Flash, just changing the name of the tool that makes it

Adobe is changing the name of Flash Professional to Animate CC to remind you that it supports modern formats too.

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iPad Pro review: Why the best iPad yet won't work for everyone

The iPad Pro won't replace my iPhone or my Mac, but it provides a mostly great experience, thanks in large part to the Pencil.

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5 high-tech toys to delight kids of all ages

Let's face it—you're going to have as much fun with these toys as your kids will. And that's just fine.

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Pandora acquires 'key assets' from Rdio, will launch on-demand streaming in 2016

Rdio's music streaming service will fade away, as Pandora builds out its platform courting artists and fans alike.

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5 things I noticed in my first hours with the iPad Pro

Our iPad Pro was delivered this morning, and while we're still working on the review, a few things became immediately clear.

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Facebook adds 3D Touch support, tests a dedicated Shopping feed

Facebook updated its iOS app for iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, and we also found great iOS updates for Day One and TripAdvisor.

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Hands-on with iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, built for getting stuff done

Apple's answer to the Surface Pro tablets is built for work, with a huge screen perfect for multitasking and an Apple Pencil for precision design and artistry.

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Hands-on with the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus

Its Live Photos and 3D Touch are especially delightful.

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Runtastic Moment combines fitness tracking and an analog watch

Starting at $130, Runtastic's new watches track steps, calories, active minutes, and sleep.

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Catalyst shows off a waterproof Apple Watch case at IFA

But is this even needed, since tests have shown the Apple Watch performing better than its waterproof rating even without a case?