Ian PaulContributor, Greenbot

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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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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.

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Nintendo's releasing a miniature NES console packed with 30 classic games

The original NES console is back in miniaturized form with 30 built-in games, a controller that also works with Wii systems, and HDMI out.

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Vicious new ransomware takes your money and still deletes your files

A new form of ransomware, called Ranscam, reminds us why it doesn't pay to pay.

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Goodbye, firstborn children: This study shows how wordy terms of service hurt users

Researchers wanted to find out just how little attention users paid to a service's terms of service and privacy policies. Not much.

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How to use Cortana-friendly Sticky Notes in Windows 10 to keep track of tasks

Sticky Notes and Cortana merge in the Anniversary Update for a stylus-free way to set reminders.

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VR problems plaguing Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1080, GTX 1070 will be fixed this week

Nvidia had a few driver missteps recently that caused VR problems with the GeForce GTX 1080's boost clock and the DisplayPort option on GTX 10-series cards.

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Oil and water: Here's Ubuntu Linux's Unity desktop running natively on Windows 10

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update: where Linux and Windows change from oil and water to peanut butter and jelly.

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The Windows Store's 'new and rising' apps are actually 'old and stationary,' developer claims

The Windows Store has an app problem, which the "new and rising" section makes painfully clear.

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Gotta catch 'em all: 5 facts that prove Pokémon Go is eating the world

Pokémon Go is less than a week old, but it's already caught the fascination of Android and iOS smartphone owners the world over.

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Facebook brings end-to-end encryption to Messenger with ‘secret conversations’

Facebook Messenger now has an encrypted messaging tool, but it doesn't come close to covering all your conversations on the messaging platform.

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Amazon teases Prime Day deal bash with free Prime trials

Amazon is promoting a few minor tech deals today, but the big sales are still a few days away.

How to access your Chrome apps without the apps launcher

Google plans to remove the Chrome Apps Launcher from Chrome for Windows, Mac, and Linux in July. Luckily, there's a workaround.

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The first universal Windows app hits Microsoft's Xbox One

Twenty-thousand lucky Xbox One Preview Program participants are getting their first look at the console's first universal Windows app, and it's a Blu-ray player.

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Mozilla aims to combat the closed web by baking smart, open discovery into Firefox

Mozilla's Context Graph wants to help you find content on the web based on previous user experiences and how one page on the web relates to the other.

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Opera’s 4 standout features that make it competitive with Chrome, Edge, and Firefox

Small, scrappy Opera has always been a great browser, but with recent additions of ad-blocking, battery saving and more, it's bidding for big-time market share.