Ian PaulContributor, 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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How to use Facebook Messenger bots on your PC

Facebook Messenger bots from CNN, the Wall Street Journal, Miss Piggy, and others are ready to chat you up—whether your phone supports them or not.

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3 quick fixes for your Windows Store problems

Ugh, the Windows Store. Some days you just want to forget it exists. Here are three quick fixes for when the Windows store is not working.

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Record-breaking Kickstarter darling Coolest Cooler asks backers for more money

The Coolest Cooler Kickstarter project is looking for help to deliver 36,000 coolers to backers.

Chrome 50 ends support for Windows XP, Vista, and earlier versions of Mac OS X

Chrome is giving up on XP two years after Microsoft ended support for the aging operating system.

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4 ways Chrome's Safe Browsing protects you from devious Internet dangers

Google Chrome protects against many threats online. Here's a breakdown of some of the biggest threats.

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New USB-C authentication spec protects against malware and shoddy chargers

USB-C will soon have an authentication specification to avoid shoddy cables and chargers, and malicious USB devices.

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Custom ninja cat emoji hides within Windows 10's free Anniversary Update

It appears the ninja cat is coming to Windows 10's emoji with the anniversary update.

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Facebook Messenger snags Dropbox integration for in-chat file sharing

Dropbox just made it easier to share videos, images, and files inside Facebook Messenger.

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How to make Windows 10 notifications last a little (or a lot) longer

Windows 10 notifications going by too fast? Here's how to slow them down.

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Corsair stretches warranties for select PC power supply to a whopping 10 years

Corsair is following EVGA by offering a 10 year warranty on select power supply models including the AXi, HXi, RMi, and RMx series'.

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This man's Fitbit may have saved his life

One man in New Jersey came to the emergency room with arrhythmia and ended up with a proper diagnosis after consulting data from his Fitbit tracker.

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EVGA's low-power GTX 950 graphics cards look great for HTPCs, hassle-free upgrades

EVGA is following Asus and MSI with a selection of GTX 950 graphics cards that don't require an extra power connection.

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Microsoft's Edge will make Flash less annoying in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft is following Google's lead by adding an auto-pause feature for unnecessary Flash content in the Edge browser.

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This Raspberry Pi-infused Game Boy is the ultimate retro gaming emulator

A hacker took a Game Boy and a Raspberry Pi Zero to create some retro-gaming magic.

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Newegg customer service comes to Facebook Messenger

Newegg is moving to Facebook Messenger to answer all your questions and concerns about graphics cards, RAM, and motherboards.