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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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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.

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This crazy tiny Arduino clone nestles into a AA battery slot

It's not as high-powered as a Raspberry Pi, but the AAduino is a tool many DIY types will find useful.

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Chatbots land on Skype's Mac client and web app

Now you can chat with Skype's bots on more platforms including Macs and the web version.

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YouTube rolling out live 360-degree videos with immersive Coachella experience

YouTube 360-degree live video is here, and you're first chance to see it will probably be during the Coachella festival on Saturday and Sunday.

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Viber joins WhatsApp and Apple with end-to-end message encryption

Not wanting to be left behind by WhatsApp, Viber just announced the addition of end-to-end encryption for messaging on its platform.

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How to use Google Drive's selective sync

This new feature to Google Drive finally gives you a say in what content gets synced to your PC.

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HP may be building a powerful touchscreen Chromebook with USB-C and VR support

HP's VR-capable Chromebook may be ready in the coming months.