Ian Paulian@ianpaul.net, PCWorld

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Facebook brings context to messaging with 'caller ID' for Messenger

Got a message from a Facebook friend, but you can't for the life of you remember who they are? Facebook wants to solve that problem by adding profile data to new message conversations.

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How to turn your smartphone into a remote control for YouTube on your PC

If you like watching YouTube on your PC, but wish you had a more TV-like experience this tip is for you.

Coming to Firefox: Ads based on your browsing history

Mozilla already includes limited advertising in Firefox's new tab page, and will soon expand that effort with Suggested Tiles.

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Adblock Plus' new Firefox-based browser eradicates ads on Android devices

Forget about the add-on, the Adblock Plus mobile browser is here.

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Oculus VR to spill more Rift details at pre-E3 event: Launch games inbound?

Finally, after three years of hype, glory, and a mad dash by competitors, the Oculus Rift is turning into a real product you can go out and buy. The first extended look at the final device looks like it will happen in June.

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BitTorrent Sync's cloudless cloud storage just became a lot easier to manage

BitTorrent is beefing up Sync organization with a new search function, more columns, and the ability to hide offline devices.

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How to easily secure your web browsing with TunnelBear's free Chrome extension

Only need VPN-like protection for your browser and not your whole desktop? Check out TunnelBear for Chrome and Chrome OS.

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Microsoft celebrates 25 years of Solitaire with massive online battle royale

You've been training all your life, and the time to shine is now with Microsoft's solitaire tournament.

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Google Glass division is getting busy with new hires

Google recently posted a bunch of job listings for the Google Glass team. Will the smart eyewear finally see a consumer release?

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Nvidia says its GeForce drivers are Windows 10-ready

The operating system isn't ready yet, but Nvidia's drivers are—good news for gamers looking to upgrade their systems in a few months.

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Intel releases beta drivers for the Surface 3, allowing Windows 10 to be installed

The Surface 3 was just released, but it's not yet ready to run Windows 10 as Intel is still working on the drivers. Update: they're out.

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Give Wikipedia a sleek, user-friendly visual overhaul with the Wikiwand extension

Tired of dealing with Wikipedia's aging interface? Give the Wikiwand Chrome extension a try.

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Walmart's testing a $50 Amazon Prime competitor

Walmart reportedly plans to take on Amazon this summer with an invite only trial program that offers unlimited free delivery for a low annual fee.

Firefox 38 arrives with contentious closed-source DRM integrated by default

Firefox 38 arrives with its most controversial feature yet: a content decryption module that enables users to watch copy-protected HTML5-based video.

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Ultra HD Blu-ray discs are finally ready to bring 4K movies to your home theater

Ultra HD is coming to Blu-ray. Licensing will begin this summer.