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.

Brydge's keyboard for Microsoft Surface adds 'lapability,' optional storage

Amazon launches the Kindle Oasis, a premium $290 e-reader with a love handle

Amazon launches the Kindle Oasis, a premium $290 e-reader with a love handle

Amazon’s Kindle Oasis has a book-like spine and battery-boosting leather cover.

Windows 10 lock screen ads begin with Rise of the Tomb Raider push

Windows 10 lock screen ads begin with Rise of the Tomb Raider push

Full-screen ads invade the Windows 10 lock screen, but you can turn them off.

Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Google's Accelerated Mobile Pages project aims to speed up the mobile web

Google unveils a plan to make the open web more tolerable in hopes of fending off Apple and Facebook.

Samsung goes sci-fi with transparent and mirrored OLED screens

Samsung goes sci-fi with transparent and mirrored OLED screens

Samsung this week showed off 55-in. transparent and mirrored OLED displays.

Comcast's $45B Time Warner Cable deal is dead

Comcast's $45B Time Warner Cable deal is dead

Comcast is officially walking away from plans to acquire Time Warner Cable.

Comcast's $45 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition is officially dead

Comcast's $45 billion Time Warner Cable acquisition is officially dead

Too many regulators had too many problems with making the largest cable provider even larger.

Hachette book preorders return to Amazon as companies come to terms

Hachette book preorders return to Amazon as companies come to terms

Amazon and book publisher Hachette have resolved a contentious contract battle that caught readers and authors in the crossfire for months.

Have operating system, will travel: How to run virtual machines from a flash drive

Most of the time, one operating system per computer is enough. But on occasion, you might want to boot up a second operating system for security reasons, testing purposes, or compatibility with specific software. Technical details...

ISPs allow 'permanent congestion' and want cash to clear it up, says report

Major Internet service providers in the United States are essentially holding their connections for ransom while letting customers suffer, according to a company that acts as a middleman for Internet traffic.

AOL traces mystery spam flood to security breach; passwords and more stolen

AOL is asking users to reset their passwords as it investigates a recent flurry of spam e-mails.

Prototype Pocket SDK seeks to move Android Wear beyond mere notifications

Now you can count Pocket among the app makers that are excited about Android Wear, Google's upcoming software for wearable devices.

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