Jared Newman

Jared Newman covers personal technology from his remote Cincinnati outpost. He also publishes two newsletters, Advisorator for tech advice and Cord Cutter Weekly for help with ditching cable or satellite TV.

Nvidia Shield TV (2019) review: This great media streamer is still just a little nerdy

Best media streaming devices
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Best media streaming devices

Roku Streaming Stick vs. Amazon Fire Stick vs. Chromecast vs. Apple TV, and more. Which streaming device is best for cord cutters? Our buying guide will help you pick the right accessories for your TV.

Apple TV+ has arrived: Here are the details (and some fine print)

Apple TV+ has arrived: Here are the details (and some fine print)

Apple TV+ arrives: Everything you need to know about Apple's new streaming service.

Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. AT&T TV Now, and all the rest
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Best TV streaming service: YouTube TV vs. SlingTV vs. Hulu vs. AT&T TV Now, and all the rest

Is Sling TV better than Hulu, or should cord-cutters subscribe to Sling TV? Or YouTube TV? Or FuboTV? We compare all the TV streaming services, and several rise to the top.

Roku Express (2019) review: An inexpensive streamer with a cheap remote

Roku Express (2019) review: An inexpensive streamer with a cheap remote

The 2019 version of the Roku Express would be a great cheap streamer if it's remote didn't cut corners.

Cord cutting: A beginner's guide
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Cord cutting: A beginner's guide

How to cut the cord: All the devices, services, and knowledge you need to ditch cable and save money.

AT&T TV Now review: The fall of a once-mighty bundle
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AT&T TV Now review: The fall of a once-mighty bundle

Formerly known as DirecTV Now, this service was a good option for cord-cutters for a time, but AT&T's hunt for profit has stripped away much of its appeal.

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Black Edition 2-in-1 (7590) review: This 4K laptop's graphics can't keep up

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Black Edition 2-in-1 (7590) review: This 4K laptop's graphics can't keep up

The Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Black Edition 2-in-1 has a gorgeous display and a clever stylus slot, but the 4K screen causes performance issues.

Amazon Fire TV Cube (second-generation) review: This is the best streaming box with voice control

Amazon Fire TV Cube (second-generation) review: This is the best streaming box with voice control

The Fire TV Cube's voice controls are on another level from competing streamers, though some limitations still apply.

Roku Smart Soundbar review: Easy controls make a big difference

Roku Smart Soundbar review: Easy controls make a big difference

Roku's streaming TV soundbar doesn't win on audio quality or extensibility, but its speech enhancements really come in handy.

Roku Ultra (2019) review: It's all about the buttons

Roku Ultra (2019) review: It's all about the buttons

The Roku Ultra is the best high-end Roku streamer yet, but there's a lot more room for improvement.

Here's how Roku could fix your Wi-Fi problems

Here's how Roku could fix your Wi-Fi problems

The Roku Relay is a cheap wireless extender optimized for Roku players. Will Roku actually sell it?

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