Ian Paulian@ianpaul.net, PCWorld

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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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LG's new smartwatch runs webOS, not Android Wear

LG is already making Android Wear devices, but the company hopes it can also make a few webOS wearables as well.

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These stylish headphones hide a secret: They're a discrete mobile theater with video

The final prototype of the Avegant Glyph is at CES. This mobile theater looks like a pair of headphones that fit over your eyes Geordi LaForge style.

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Palm lives! TCL to revive the classic brand

Palm is coming back to life after China-based TCL purchased the brand name from HP.

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Attention audiophiles: Neil Young's high fidelity Pono Player hits stores Monday

It's finally here audio fans: Neil Young's fancy high-resolution audio player the Pono is landing on store shelves.

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Razer's new Nabu X smartband ditches the original Nabu's screen--and half its price

Razer's Nabu smartband is getting a younger sibling at half the price. The OLED-less Nabu X goes on sale in February for $50.

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Android Auto and CarPlay are coming to Volkswagen cars later this year

Volkswagen is getting serious about smartphone overlays for its embedded system. Later in 2015, Android Auto, Apple's CarPlay, and Mirror Link will start showing up in U.S. models.

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Netflix users worry about potential VPN ban

Netflix doesn't do much to stop people from accessing Netflix over a virtual private network, but that may soon change.

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Withings introduces $150 Activité Pop, a smartwatch with analog style

If you want to look good while tracking your steps, the new Activité Pop may be the smartwatch for you.

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8 easy digital resolutions for a happy, high-tech 2015

Forget going to the gym. Getting your digital life in order is just as important--and far, far easier.

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The year in tech: 2014's 13 biggest fails, flops, and faux pas

For these companies, it was just the worst of times.

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Skype group chat hits Word and PowerPoint Online apps

Microsoft has finally made it easier to chat with others working on the same document inside Office Online thanks to a Skype-powered feature that is now live.

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Samsung smart TVs will soon be able to play PlayStation games without a PlayStation

Sony is partnering with Samsung to bring its PlayStation Now game streaming service to select Samsung Smart TVs in 2015.

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How to track Santa's Christmas Eve journey from any device

Keep tabs on Santa's Christmas Eve trek around the globe with these websites, apps, and more.

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How to use cloud storage's hidden, helpful power tool: Robust file version histories

Lost some work on a document you saved to Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive? Don't worry! All three services automatically save older versions of edited documents.

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Google adds song lyrics to search results but it feels like a cheap cash grab

Google's instant answer results for song lyrics are partial and push you towards the Google Play Store.