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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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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.


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.


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


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.


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.


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.


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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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.


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.

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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.