Ed OswaldFreelance contributor, TechHive

Ed is a technology journalist, music nut, and gadget geek who hails from the somewhat small town of Reading, Pennsylvania.

Smithsonian channel on Roku

Roku gets 4K content from Smithsonian; Encore, CW also sign up

The set-top box is currently the only to support 4K video from Smithsonian’s latest streaming channel, coming a month after the release of the 4K-capable Roku 4.

Locksmart padlock

The traditional padlock gets the “smart” treatment

Dog & Bone’s new LockSmart padlock uses Bluetooth technology to eliminate the worry of lost keys and forgotten combinations.

New Lowes Iris smart home system

Lowe's announces Iris 2.0, marking a long-term commitment to its connected-home platform

An entirely redesigned platform debuts Monday with lower price points, better mobile capabilities, and deep tie-ins to Lowe's' core businesses.

Sony PlayStation Vue

Sony’s PlayStation Vue service finds a home on Amazon Fire TV

Both the Fire TV and Fire TV Stick are supported, with Chromecast coming soon.