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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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Microsoft's Device Night lets you try out Surface Book and other Windows 10 devices

Road trip! Microsoft takes the Surface Book, Surface Pro 4, new Microsoft Band, and Lumias 950 on tour.

Death to passwords! New Yahoo Mail protects with push notifications instead

Yahoo's offensive against the password is almost complete with Yahoo Account Key.

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Google dumps Chrome's notification center on Windows, Linux, and Mac

Unless you're running Chrome OS, you will soon lose Chrome's notification center and it's your own fault.

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How to set up Google's Chrome browser the right way

Chrome is great, but is it as great as it could be for you? Read this to find out.

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So-called 'Popcorn Time of music' Aurous sued mere days after launch

Aurous is a new streaming service that dubs itself the 'player of players' and is about to get hauled into court on charges of copyright infringement.

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How to mute multiple noisy Chrome tabs at once

Mute all noisy tabs at once with this Chrome extension.

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Sorry, ad blockers: German news site Bild says nein

Popular German-language site Bild.de Users is blocking the ad-blockers. Users who try to access the with ad blocking browser extensions enabled.are rerouted to a page that offers a subscription.

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How to set up Mozilla's Firefox browser the right way

Firefox is a fantastic browser that has a lot to offer for those fed up with Chrome, Internet Explorer, or Opera.

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How to disable Windows 10's window animations to speed up responsiveness

Are Windows 10's animations killing your PC's performance? Here's how to turn them off.

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Firefox will stop supporting plugins by end of 2016, following Chrome's lead

Chrome recently dumped plugin support, now Firefox has finalized its plans to do the same.

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BlackBerry CEO may kill off BlackBerry phones if they don't make money next year

Will we see the end of BlackBerry phones before 2016 is out? Maybe, but the company could try its hand at Android handsets first.

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How to add tabs to File Explorer in Windows

The Clover 3 extension adds tabs to File Explorer in Windows to make file management easier.

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10 enthralling visions for the future of computing

They're coming, sooner or later, into our computing future: Virtual and augmented reality, gesture and facial recognition, holograms and more. Look forward with us to the best things in store, sooner or later.

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Firefox-maker Mozilla devises three laws for responsible ad blocking

Firefox is proposing a set of guidelines that will guide the Firefox maker's actions when it comes to content blocking.

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Facebook 'Reactions' test adds six emojis to the Like button

Don't call it a Dislike button, but Facebook is taking a new approach to the Like button with a system allowing you to express empathy.