Ian PaulContributor, PCWorld

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Ian is an independent writer based in Israel who has never met a tech subject he didn't like. He primarily covers Windows, PC and gaming hardware, video and music streaming services, social networks, and browsers. When he's not covering the news he's working on how-to tips for PC users, or tuning his eGPU setup.

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Nvidia releases hot fix after Game Ready driver breaks Minecraft

Nvidia's latest game ready driver release is causing problems with Minecraft and Steam in-home streaming. So far, only the Minecraft issue has been fixed.

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New Windows 10 preview adds helpful features for blind users, tweaks new Night Light mode

Windows 10 Insider preview build 15025 adds some important features to Windows 10's Ease of Access capabilities, as well as a fully functional night light.

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Epic CEO calls rumored Windows Cloud OS 'Windows 10 Crush Steam Edition'

The CEO of Epic Games is back with another charge against Microsoft and the future of the Windows Store platform.

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Comcast's Xfinity app lets your Roku double as your cable box

Comcast Xfinity cable and Internet subscribers can now try getting service through their Roku box with this early access beta app.

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Chrome's next release will make DRM mandatory

Chrome's built-in Widevine DRM for accessing services such as Netflix can no longer be disabled in the browser. But that may change.

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LG's 5K monitor doesn't work near Wi-Fi routers

LG's 5K monitor for Mac users looks like a great display, but it apparently can't handle signal interference from nearby routers.

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How to switch to Chrome's Material Design settings page for an easier experience

Google has yet to make the Material Design settings page standard, but you really should switch to it now.

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Skyrocketing memory prices may get worse before getting better

The price of desktop RAM is skyrocketing—and it may not get any better until later this year.

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The controversial 'six strikes' Copyright Alert System for piracy warnings is dead

RIP six strikes. After nearly four years of activity, the Copyright Alert System that discourages digital piracy has been shut down.

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The KDE Slimbook is a sleek Linux laptop designed around KDE Neon

Popular desktop environment KDE is bringing its Linux distribution KDE Neon to a KDE-branded laptop in partnership with Spain-based Slimbook.

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Huge update brings the new Nvidia Shield TV's flagship features to the original

Shield Experience 5.0.2 for the first-gen Nvidia Shield adds 4K HDR, a revamped interface, and other features found in the new Shield TV.

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How to increase your right-click options with Right Click Tweaker

Personalize the right-click context menu in Windows by adding functions you use most.

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Pioneer reveals the first 4K Blu-ray drives for PCs

Pioneer's 4K Blu-ray drives are the first Ultra HD players available for PCs.

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Chrome, Firefox start warning users when websites use insecure HTTP logins

Chrome and Firefox will warn you when you try to login to a site without HTTPS.

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Wine 2.0 helps PC games, Office 2013, and other Windows apps run on Linux PCs and Macs

Wine 2.0 is finally here, and with it new features, and a new development release schedule for Wine.