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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ATSC 3.0 in 2021: Why it's still early days for antenna TV's big upgrade

ATSC 3.0 in 2021: Why NextGen TV is still early days for cord cutters.

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Cord-cutting just got even harder for sports fans

Watching regional Fox Sports channels without cable just got even more expensive.

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Discovery+ isn't the cord-cutting service you think it is

Discovery+ has a huge reality TV catalog, but avoids giving too much to cord cutters.

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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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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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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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T-Mobile TVision service and Hub review: A fair price for a fair live TV service

TVision by T-Mobile lacks the polish of its peers, but its pricing is unique.

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The 2020 cord-cutter awards: Best streaming services, devices, and more

These were the best cord-cutting services, devices, and developments in 2020.

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Best DVR for cord cutters

TiVo vs. Tablo vs. Channel Master vs. Plex: None are ideal, but one might work for you.

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FuboTV has a cheaper live TV alternative to Hulu (if you can find it)

Hulu + Live TV alternatives: FuboTV is cheaper with this hidden package.

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For cord-cutters, Channels DVR is what Plex might have been

Why Channels DVR is becoming the best media server for cord cutting

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Amazon's new Fire TV Sticks get faster and cheaper

The third-gen Fire TV Stick and cheaper Fire TV Stick Lite have one very important difference.

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Netflix drags streaming TV backward, and cord-cutters should take note

Netflix ends Chromecast with Google TV integration in a step back for streaming.

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Black Friday streaming deals: An upgrade guide for 2020

The Black Friday streaming device deals that are actually worth your money

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The best Black Friday deals for streaming and cord-cutting

If you're cutting cable, these Black Friday streaming and cord-cutting deals will save you even more money.