Ian Paulian@ianpaul.net, Macworld

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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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Stanford's ResearchKit app gained more users in 24 hours than most medical studies find in a year

At least a few thousand people are interested enough in Apple's new ResearchKit framework to participate in a medical study.

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Eyefi's Wi-Fi-enabled SD cards just got even more convenient

Eyefi's got a new class 10 SD card that supports RAW file transfers, selective file sync, Wi-Fi network connections, and more.

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The Google Store is Google's new hardware home online

Google-flavored hardware is saying sayonara to the Play Store and hello to the Google Store.

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LaCie announces USB Type-C mobile drives to match Apple's 12-inch MacBook

Need an external hard drive to go with that fancy new 12-inch MacBook you've got your eye on? LaCie's got you covered.

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FriendFeed will finally shut down on April 9

Wait, FriendFeed was still running? Yeah, we were surprised too.

3 tools for finding and eradicating duplicate files on your hard drive

Do you have more files than space on your PC? These three tools can help you eke out a little more free space by getting rid of duplicate files and folders on your hard drive.

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Meet Windows 93, a glimpse at what Windows could have been if Bill Gates loved LSD

It's truly amazing what you can accomplish in a browser tab with just HTML 5, JavaScript, and CSS. This web app is a perfect time waster that takes you back in time to an alternate universe where Microsoft was focused on fun.

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Playing Minecraft no longer makes your PC a juicy target for hackers

Minecraft fans no longer need a system-wide install of Java to play with their blocks. Mojang's popular game now brings Java with it and only lets it out when it's time to play.

AMD's upcoming Radeon R9 300-series flagship secretly powering VR demo at GDC

Nvidia's Titan X wasn't the only new graphics card to show up at GDC. AMD was quietly showing off an R9 300 series card powering a virtual reality demo.

How to automatically switch default printers based on your location

Juggling too many printers in your life? This quick trick will let Windows take care of all the hassle for you.

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Google overhauls Gmail app with key iOS 8 features

Google has added a number of iOS 8-specific features to Gmail including the ability to reply or archive messages from the lock screen.

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Cable-free HBO Now streaming service may debut in April for $15 per month

HBO's streaming service is just about ready to go and will reportedly be called HBO Now.

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Golden smartwatches, brain-like chips, and flagship phones: Mobile World Congress' hot new gear

From surprise VR headsets to gorgeous flagship phones, this years Mobile World Congress was brimming with announcements. Here's a cheat sheet to all the new gear.

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How to run Windows programs in a browser tab for free

Need to make a quick photo edit in Irfanview or zip some files? Cameyo can help you get that done.

The FCC's net neutrality rules: 5 things you need to know

The FCC voted in favor of net neutrality on Thursday, but what does it all mean?