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.

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

Why you can't get a 1440p laptop: Blame 4K TVs

Why you can't get a 1440p laptop: Blame 4K TVs

1440p laptops: Why hardly anyone makes them, even though they're better than 4K.

How to get HBO Max on your Fire TV right now

How to get HBO Max on your Fire TV right now

How to sideload HBO Max on Fire TV while Amazon and WarnerMedia fight over money.

Best water leak detectors for smart homes
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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.

12 things cord-cutters (and everyone else) should know about HBO Max

12 things cord-cutters (and everyone else) should know about HBO Max

You don't need to be a cord-cutter to be curious about HBO Max. Here's what you need to know as the new streaming service launches today.

Lenovo Yoga C740 15 review: A budget-friendly convertible that's a little clunky

Lenovo Yoga C740 15 review: A budget-friendly convertible that's a little clunky

The Lenovo Yoga C740 15 has a bright display and long battery life, and its performance is adequate for mainstream tasks. But 15-inch convertibles tend to be unwieldy, including this one.

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.

AT&T TV review: This pricey solution for cord-cutters includes hardware

AT&T TV review: This pricey solution for cord-cutters includes hardware

AT&T TV preserves almost everything you love—and hate—about cable.

How to limit screen time on Xbox and Windows for your kids
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How to limit screen time on Xbox and Windows for your kids

Here's how to limit screen time for the Xbox and Windows 10 PCs, using the dashboard within your Windows account.

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.

Lenovo Yoga C940 15 review: Doing what the MacBook Pro doesn't

Lenovo Yoga C940 15 review: Doing what the MacBook Pro doesn't

The Lenovo Yoga C940 is a slick 2-in-1 with graphics punch.

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.

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