Jared Newman

Jared writes for PCWorld and TechHive from his remote outpost in Cincinnati.

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Nvidia's Shield TV gets an overhaul with Android 8.0 Oreo

Nvidia's Shield TV gets an overhaul with Android 8.0 Oreo

The Nvidia Shield TV is the best streaming box for power users, and now it has a totally new interface.

Android P: More AI, fewer disruptions, and a nod to the iPhone X

Android P: More AI, fewer disruptions, and a nod to the iPhone X

The next big Android update will consume less battery power, get things done faster, and help you use your phone less.

The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android

The case for Apple’s iMessage on Android

Apple should bring iMessage to Android, not just for consumers, but for its own bottom line.

How to set up Android Auto in any car

How to set up Android Auto in any car

Set up Android Auto in any older car with these steps: Buy a car phone mount and a Bluetooth receiver, and use a few handy apps and settings to make the experience seamless.

Yeti: How a Google game console could take on Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam

Yeti: How a Google game console could take on Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam

Google may enter the gaming business with a cloud-based service and home console, code-named "Yeti." Here's what Yeti could—or should—entail if it wants to compete with Xbox, PlayStation, and Steam.

Chromecast mirroring explained: How to beam your phone or PC screen to the TV
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Chromecast mirroring explained: How to beam your phone or PC screen to the TV

How to mirror a phone or laptop screen to Chromecast when native apps aren't an option.

Dish Network is quietly putting Android TV in hotel rooms

Dish Network is quietly putting Android TV in hotel rooms

Evolve is an Android TV streaming box that Dish Network is testing with hotel owners.

YouTube TV goes live in five cities, promises more channels to come

YouTube TV goes live in five cities, promises more channels to come

YouTube TV launches with all major broadcast networks and plenty of sports, but only in a handful of markets

Nvidia Shield and the surprising resurgence of Android TV

Nvidia Shield and the surprising resurgence of Android TV

Android TV, Google's oft-overlooked living-room platform, could become a strategic cornerstone.

TiVo is developing a new set-top box user interface that can also run on top of Android

TiVo is developing a new set-top box user interface that can also run on top of Android

TiVo's new interface tries to predict what you'll watch, but it's not just for DVR boxes anymore.

Google's biggest hits, misses, and WTF moments of 2016

Google's biggest hits, misses, and WTF moments of 2016

From hardware wins like Google Pixel and Home to epic fails like the confusion over messaging apps, here are Google's biggest moments of 2016.

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