Susie OchsContributor, TechHive

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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How to stream March Madness on any device, starting March 15

Watch the NCAA Tournament on iOS, Android, Windows, Roku, Fire TV, and even in split-screen on the new Apple TV.

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Justice Department slams Apple's 'corrosive' rhetoric in its latest court filing

The DOJ accuses Apple of a "technological fiat" for resisting a court order to brute-force the San Bernardino shooter's iPhone.

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Apple gets legal support from the tech industry, as well as a victim's husband

Amicus, or "friend of the court," briefs are expected from Microsoft, Google, Facebook, the ACLU, security experts, and others.

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Judge strikes down order for Apple to hack an iPhone in a New York case

Magistrate Judge James Orenstein ruled that the All Writs Act isn't sufficient to order Apple to extract data from a drug dealer's iPhone.

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Apple's top counsel to tell Congress, 'Encryption is a necessary thing'

Senior VP and General Counsel Bruce Sewell will argue that keeping our data safe actually protects us from "thieves and terrorists," not the other way around.

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Apple fans take to the streets to protest the FBI's request

Fight for the Future organized protests in nearly 50 cities, as well as at FBI headquarters in Washington, DC.

FAQ: Everything we know so far about Apple's battle with the FBI

The FBI wants Apple's help to brute-force a terrorist's iPhone, but Apple says doing so could ultimately threaten everyone's security.

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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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12.9-inch 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.