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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Windows 'Mixed Reality' VR headsets will hit the Xbox One and Project Scorpio next year

Microsoft is spreading the love with its mixed reality platform and will bring it to consoles in 2018.

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Facebook's video app rolls out on Apple TV

Facebook videos from your news feed and profile are now available in an endless stream on Apple TV.

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Samsung's Evo+ 128GB microSD card has dropped to $40 at B&H

Need more storage? Samsung's EVO+ microSD card is a great card at a great price.

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Beefed-up Twitter abuse tools let you silence those notorious eggs

Twitter is adding more features to its anti-abuse tools as the fight against trolls heats up.

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Google slams the brakes on Pixel Chromebooks

Never say never, but Google isn't planning on making any more Chromebooks right now.

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HP's Pavilion x360 with a Kaby Lake processor has dropped to $479

Normally priced at $729, this budget 15-inch convertible laptop comes with the latest generation of Intel Core processors, a good-sized hard drive, lots of RAM, and a nice, big touchscreen.

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Kingston's mammoth 2TB flash drives launch and immediately sell out

Kingston's DataTraveler Ultimate 2TB flash drives hit the streets, but this tiny storage will put a big dent in your wallet.

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The $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W brings Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to the minuscule micro-PC

The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero is now available for $10, with the added bonus of a wireless chip.

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How to force Cortana to use your default browser

A little program called EdgeDeflector lets you pair Cortana with the browser and search engine of your choosing.

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Google is giving away a Chromecast with the Google Home

Google Home is great, but Google Home with a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio is better.

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Twitch will start selling video games you're watching on streams

Twitch wants to go head-to-head with Steam by selling games to its viewers.

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New Windows 10 feature blocks desktop apps, points to Windows Store instead

The mainstream release of Windows 10 may soon have a setting that prevents installing anything but Windows Store apps.

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Microsoft Store has slashed the Asus ZenBook Flip's price by $200

This solid 2-in-1 convertible is already value-packed at its MSRP—so at $500, it's a steal.

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Zenimax wants to block Oculus Rift headset sales, Gear VR games

The court case between Zenimax and Oculus was decided, but before the case wraps up entirely Zenimax wants to halt sales of any Oculus products containing Zenimax code.

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Google snafu signs users out of accounts, wreaks havoc on OnHub and Wifi routers

If you were signed out of your Google device on Thursday it wasn't hackers—just a Google hiccup.