Jared NewmanMacworld

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

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The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android

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

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Where's the YouTube Kids app for TVs?

Google says children should only use YouTube Kids, yet the app is strangely hard to get.

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ESPN+ isn’t really for cord-cutters

ESPN’s standalone service does nothing to fix the mess that sports streaming rights have become.

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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.

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Apple’s original TV elephant in the room

Let's hope Apple's original TV shows aren't exclusive to Apple TV.

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Why Windows 10 needs a specialized gaming edition

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

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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.

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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.

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5 signs you’re not ready to cut the cable TV cord

Thinking of cutting the cord? Here are 5 signs you're not ready to drop cable.

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Everything Roku should do in 2018: A cord-cutter's wishlist

As Roku lays out its business goals for 2018, here's what cord-cutters can hope for.

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YouTube TV review:The new streaming bundle sweet spot

This is best streaming bundle (for those who can get it).

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Spectrum quietly tries a la carte TV streaming, but restrictions apply

Hands-on with Spectrum's new a la carte TV streaming service

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YouTube TV changes: Can TV streaming services learn to say no?

YouTube TV couldn't refuse Turner channels, hiking prices to bring them on board.

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Yeti: How a Google game console could take on Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam

Google may enter the gaming business with a cloud-based service and home console, code-named "Yeti." Here's what Yeti could—or should—entail if it wants to compete with Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam.

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It's time for accountability from streaming TV bundles

Streaming TV viewers shouldn't have to learn about reliability problems the hard way.

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