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Ian is an independent writer based in Tel Aviv, Israel. His current focus is on all things tech including mobile devices, desktop and laptop computers, software, social networks, Web apps, tech-related legislation and corporate tech news.


Mozilla cuts Firefox's tab groups and complete themes

Firefox is doing away with features that aren't used by many and take a lot of effort to maintain.


Google embraces the dark side with Star Wars themes for YouTube, Chrome, Maps, Android Wear, and more

Gmail, Maps, YouTube, and more all have Star Wars themes letting you show if you've conquered your fear or let hate consume you.


How to reclaim 20GB of hard drive space after the Windows 10 November update

Need some extra space on your PC's internal drive after installing the November update? Here's how to make room.

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New EFF website highlights content that social networks don't want you to see

We all know there are restrictions on what kind of content you can put on social networks, but how far do the restrictions go?

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How to save Windows Store apps to external storage in Windows 10

The Window 10 November update brings lots of little tweaks to Microsoft's operating system including the ability to save your apps to external storage.

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Google Play will soon warn you when apps have ads

If you're wondering whether that free app you've had your eye on has ads, you'll soon be able to tell at a glance.

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How to protect your Amazon account with two-factor authentication

Amazon quietly added two-factor authentication as a security option for account holders in recent weeks. Here's how to activate it.

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AMD strikes back with free Star Wars Battlefront copies for Radeon Fury buyers

AMD isn't going to let Nvidia be the sole graphics card company offering free games this holiday season. AMD and EA are teaming up to offer free copies of Star Wars Battlefront.


😱 Oxford Dictionaries selects 'face with tears of joy' emoji as word of the year

Oxford Dictionaries has selected its word of the year and it's one that will make you go 😱.

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The $85 Chromebit PC-on-a-stick transforms your TV or monitor into a Chromebook

We first got our look at the Chromebit in the spring, but now it's rolling out to compete with Intel's Compute Stick and similar Windows-based devices.

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Inside Windows 10's November update: 3 tips to get started

Microsoft's November update is rolling out now. Here are three tips to help take advantage of the switch and watch out for one minor annoyance.

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Supercharging your router with third-party Wi-Fi firmware is just fine, says FCC

The Federal Communications Commission is okay with Wi-Fi router hacking as long as you can't change the radio frequency parameters.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 phones won't get Android app ports anytime soon

Microsoft has delayed and possibly killed its plan to allow developers to port Android apps to Windows 10 phones.

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How to create and deliver tweetstorms the easy way

Want to create a multi-paragraph rant on Twitter, but find the service's native apps too limiting? Try these web apps instead.

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AMD's Radeon Fury graphics cards claw back marketshare from Nvidia's GeForce lineup

AMD is still playing catch-up with Nvidia, but in trying times like these any gain still counts as a gain over its more dominant rival.