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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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BlackBerry's BBM for Android and iOS adds video chat

BBM on Android and iOS now has video chat.

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HP's slick new Pavilion all-in-one PCs sport super thin bezels and a pop-out webcam

HP's already getting ready for the back-to-school season with two new all-in-one PCs rolling out in July.

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Valve cleverly battles Steam cheaters with two-factor authentication

Valve is battling Steam cheaters with information that cheaters willingly handed over.

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Hulu may be planning a Sling-style live TV streaming service to take on cable

Hulu is doing a middling job combating Netflix. Now, it wants to try its hand at taking on Sling TV.

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How to use Readism for Chrome to better manage your online reading time

A new Chrome extension tells you how long it will take you to read that New Yorker article—and whether you can finish it before the afternoon staff meeting.

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Windows 10 Preview Build 14332 makes quests out of bug bashing

Want to help Microsoft bash some bugs? Download the Fast ring build 14332 and lend a hand.

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Intel calls for the end of the headphone jack with USB-C replacement

USB-C may not only lead a revolution in PC design, it may also change our smartphones and tablets forever.

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Meizu Pro 5 Ubuntu phone available to U.S. buyers for $370

If you've always wanted an Ubuntu phone, Meizu's Pro 5 is a compelling option, and it's easily available to U.S. buyers.

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Dropbox Infinite is what OneDrive placeholders should've been

Once again, a competitor borrows a great feature from Microsoft but offers a far superior design.

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How to save items for later on Facebook

No search? No problem. Just send the post to your saved section of Facebook and come back to it later.

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How to uninstall QuickTime for Windows

Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.

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A glimpse of Google Play in Chrome OS beta could relieve an app-starved ecosystem

It's like Bigfoot or the Loch Ness Monster: A checkbox for enabling Android apps in Chrome OS keeps appearing and disappearing from the current beta. For Chromebook users pining for Android apps, it's both tantalizing and maddening.

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How to use Google Keep's new labels and Chrome extension

Keep has some new features that make Google's note-taking app easier to use on your PC.

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Dropbox is dropping Windows XP support and blocking Windows XP users this summer

There will be no official way to use Dropbox on Windows XP past August 2016.

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Facebook Messenger adds group voice calls

Now you and 49 of your closest friends can have a free, voice call on Facebook Messenger.