Jared NewmanTechHive

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.

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The ad hater's guide to cord-cutting

A guide to ad-free options for cord-cutters.

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HBO Max still isn't supersized enough to attract cord-cutters

HBO Max needs more supersizing if AT&T really wants to take on Netflix.

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How cord-cutters can listen to free music

You can't get Music Choice without cable, but there are several streaming services like it.

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PlayOn gives cord-cutters an offline DVR, but it's pricey

How to download from Netflix, Hulu, and other streaming services to your TV with PlayOn.

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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.

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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.

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HBO Max is confusing, but so is every other service targeting today's cord-cutter

HBO Max is here, but what does AT&T's latest streaming entertainment service really have to offer?

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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.

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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.

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How to squeeze more savings from your cable bill

How to save on your cable bill whether you're a cord-cutting or not.

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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.

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TiVo Stream 4K review: A reboot for streaming (and for TiVo)

TiVo is justifiably famous for building DVRs, but what does it know about media streamers?

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How coronavirus is speeding up a la carte cord-cutting

Coronavirus has accelerated the move to a la carte cord-cutting.

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Inside HDHomeRun's big bet on ATSC 3.0

ATSC 3.0 tuners for existing TVs could come sooner than you think.

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Swapping streaming remotes for fewer cord-cutting annoyances

Annoyed by your Roku or Apple TV remote? Replace it with something better.