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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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Redbox Digital starts selling videos in small scale test

Redbox is back with its second attempt at a digital platform. This time the company is reaching for sales and rentals, not subscriptions.

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The easiest fix for missing green check marks in OneDrive

The green check marks let you know which files are synced. But Windows has a limited number of icon overlays for installed programs. Here's how to make sure they appear in OneDrive.

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RIP, VHS players: The last VCRs ever will be made this month

Soon, you'll no longer be able to buy a brand new VHS player.

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Firefox will start blocking Flash content next month

Mozilla is joining the other major browser developers by intelligently auto-pausing Flash with more to come in 2017.

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Dell retires Alienware's X51, the desktop that kicked off the tiny gaming PC revolution

Dell's original "mini-PC that could" no longer can, as the Alienware X51 heads into retirement.

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The Humble 2K Bundle's dirt-cheap lineup of superb PC games isn't humble at all

There are gaming bundles and then there are gaming bundles. The Humble 2K Bundle offers a ton of killer games for just $15

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Deezer's music streaming service comes to the U.S., but without a free option

Deezer's small-scale entry into the U.S. market is over. The service is now available to all—though it lacks a free tier.

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Plex's new universal Windows app powers up media playback with key Windows 10 features

Plex has a very nice universal Windows app built specifically for Windows 10, but only for PCs and tablets for now.

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Acer's new Predator G1 gaming PC dumps the Titan X for a more ferocious GTX 1080

Acer's Predator G1 gaming desktop is now available with the GeForce GTX 1080 instead of the originally announced Titan X.

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How to set up photo reminders in Cortana in Windows 10

The Anniversary Update is chock-full of little tweaks that will make your experience just that much better, like photo reminders in Cortana.

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Early Android app support rolls out to two more Chromebooks

The addition of Acer's R11 and the 2015 Chromebook Pixel brings the total number of Chromebooks able to run the Play Store to three.

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Dish's new voice remote lets you change channels with natural language

Dish has a new remote that lets you control your set-top box with your voice.

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T-Mobile offers free Pokémon Go data for a year, but not everyone is happy about it

T-Mobile wants some of that sweet, sweet Pokémon Go marketing opportunity so it came up with free giveaways.

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How to remove your email address from Windows 10's login screen

The Anniversary Update adds a nice little feature that makes it easy to hide your email address on Windows 10's sign-in screen.

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The affordable new Moto E grows in size, but not price

There's a new Moto E3 coming with a beefed up camera and a (presumably) low price.