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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How to incorporate keyboard shortcuts into your workflow

Keyboard shortcuts should be on every computer user's short list of skills to acquire. Here's a look at how you can use them on an average day.

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Tesla forces hard speed limits on its Autopilot self-driving system

Tesla's no longer allowing drivers some leeway in setting speed limits with the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot system.

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Firefox's ready to supercharge browser speed with major multi-process push

Mozilla is aiming to roll out multi-process Firefox to even more users in January.

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How to customize your Windows PC with Winaero Tweaker

Winaero Tweaker lets you do deep system customizations that require meddling in the registry, without directly meddling in the registry.

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How to track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve from any device

You can track Santa's annual journey on your PC, mobile device, or even social networks and search engines.

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Uber now lets you set a friend's location as your destination

Uber is getting more convenient and social with Snapchat integration and new filters, as well as the ability to set a friend's current location as your destination.

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Raspberry Pi's gorgeous Pixel desktop can now reinvigorate old PCs and Macs

The Raspberry Pi Pixel desktop experience is now available as an early version for x86-based Mac and Windows PCs.

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The 10 biggest hacks, breaches, and security stories of 2016

From hacks at Yahoo and the DNC to the rise of IoT botnets, these are the biggest security stories of 2016.

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How to record audio with OneNote to supercharge your note-taking

OneNote's audio recording feature links your notes to specific points in the recording. Here's how it works.

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G.Skill's new Trident Z memory blends face-melting speeds with multi-colored LEDs

G.Skill's new Trident Z DDR4 RAM mixes RGB lighting with insanely fast speeds.

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Viber plays catch-up with GIFs and video messages

Just before the holidays get into full swing, Viber is rolling out an app update featuring improved emoticons, recorded video messages, and animated GIFs.

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Google Keep for Chrome adds drawing tools for doodling in notes

You can now use Google Keep to add drawings to notes, but only in the Chrome app.

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RansomFree is the free program that protects your PC against ransomware

Security firm Cybereason recently announced a free anti-ransomware program for Windows 7 and up, RansomFree.

How to check if your VPN is leaking private data

A trusted virtual private network is a great tool for security and privacy, but if it's not configured correctly it may not be so private.

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Chrome OS is coming to Lenovo's radically creative Yoga Book

The Yoga Book's innovative adaptive keyboard may be a good fit for schools, so Lenovo's planning a Chrome OS version for 2017.