Ian PaulContributor, TechHive

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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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Google Fiber TV app update makes it easier to find shows you actually want to watch

Not sure what to watch? Google Fiber TV app subscribers can now get recommendations on their best viewing options.

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Seagate crams a massive 5TB into a portable hard drive

You probably can't fit it in your pocket, but Seagate's 5TB portable hard drive won't weight down your backpack either.

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A new Chrome feature automatically mutes multiple tabs

An experimental new Chrome feature lets you focus on one noisy tab at a time.

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Twitter beefs up its mute tools and abuse policies to help you proactively silence trolls

Twitter has new ways to keep the trolls from getting at you, as well as beefed up anti-abuse enforcement policies behind the scenes.

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WhatsApp finally launches video calling

Video calling is finally coming to the world's more than one billion WhatsApp users on Android, iOS, and Windows.

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Kaspersky Labs says Microsoft is anticompetitive towards third-party antivirus

Eugene Kaspersky says Microsoft's favoritism towards Windows Defender is unfair.

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How to save your Vine videos right now

Vine is going down unless another company buys it. Here's how to get your memories out of the service right now.

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Samsung's foldable phone patent moves a big step beyond curved models

Samsung already has a curved phone, and a patent filing hints at a folding one to come. It joins a young trend in foldable displays on phones.

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Windows 10 Build 14965 shows a virtual touchpad that could replace the mouse

The "virtual touchpad" in Windows 10 build 14965 could let tablet users can dump the mouse when connecting to external displays.

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Google brands malicious websites with 'repeat offender' warnings

Google's Safe Browsing program has a new repeat offender classification to deter sites from continuing to be harmful to users.

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GoPro issues complete recall for Karma, its first-ever drone

The sky's not falling, but apparently the GoPro Karma drone is. Send it back.

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Web of Trust browser extensions yanked after proving untrustworthy

Mozilla decided to pull the Web of Trust add-on from its catalog, and the company behind the extension quickly pulled its software off of other browser platforms as well.

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YouTube adds HDR support to make videos more vibrant

YouTube now supports high dynamic range video if you're rocking an HDR-capable TV.

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Google Home shares the Chromecast's guts, teardown reveals

Google Home doesn't quite have a Chromecast inside, but the two devices do have a lot in common.

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How to make Chrome warn you before closing

Chrome on Windows doesn't have a built-in warning dialog box before closing the browser. This workaround can help.