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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.

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Streamline keyboard shortcuts even more with Sticky Keys

Tired of constantly hitting that Windows key when you want to take multiple screenshots? Try using Sticky Keys instead.

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BitTorrent announces 'Doctor Who' bundle in continuing bid for mainstream legitimacy

Set your Tardis to April 2, 2015 Whovians! BitTorrent just landed its biggest Bundle yet.

Firefox 37 supports easier encryption option than HTTPS

For sites that can't support HTTPS, Firefox now supports a simpler option.

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Twitch adds YouTube-style persistent player to its mobile apps, as streaming battle ramps up

Twitch isn't adding this feature just to be nice. If YouTube is planning to game streaming as rumored, Twitch needs to up its own game.

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Nintendo says game over to Super Mario 64 on the web

It was fun while it lasted, but Super Mario 64 HD is done...at least in the browser.

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How to figure out if a website is down...or if it's just you

Can't connect to a particular website? Here's how to troubleshoot it.

AT&T brings gigabit Internet to Apple's home town, charges steep premium over cities where Google Fiber's available

AT&T and Google Fiber are slowly picking up the pace to bring gigabit Internet to more communities in the U.S.

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Amazon Home Services sends professional handymen and instructors to your door

Amazon wants to help you find your next electrician, handyman, or plumber.

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Spotify-powered PlayStation Music goes live on Sony's PS3 and PS4 consoles

It's here Spotify/Playstation fans! Music Unlimited is dead, Spotify has taken its place with an exclusive deal.

YouTube's experimental 4K, 60 frames per second video will crush your computer

4K is old hat for YouTube, which first embraced the resolution in 2010, but now the Google property is upping the stakes by experimenting with 4K videos at a frame rate of 60 frames per second.

This trick can quickly fix many mysterious hardware failures

You can't do much if your hardware is truly broken, but often PC component issues come down to a software problem you can fix in a few clicks.

Google Chrome's data-saving compression feature hits PCs

If you need to save on your PC's bandwidth usage but don't want to use Opera, try adding Google's new Data Saver (Beta) extension to Chrome.

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Google embraces Internet Explorer tech to help improve Chrome's scrolling

Google is building a Microsoft technology into Chrome that should help improve browser scrolling.

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Twitter launches Periscope, a Meerkat-like live video streaming app

iPhone users got another app on Thursday to help them share live video streams after Meerkat launched several weeks ago. This time Twitter is getting into the game with Periscope.

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Razer's OSVR virtual reality headset will get Leap Motion's hand-tracking tech

Dump that Xbox 360 controller, Leap Motion wants VR gamers to pick-up that virtual rifle with their hands.