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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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'Dozens' of new Amazon Dash buttons are coming this week

Amazon's Dash buttons may one day be replaced by bots and smart home appliances, but for now the retail giant is widening its push-button lineup.

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A lawsuit over an unwanted Windows 10 upgrade just cost Microsoft $10,000

Microsoft recently paid a (very small) price for its Windows 10 upgrade tactics, and that was before they became increasingly aggressive.

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Roku's new universal Windows 10 app avoids Windows Phones

Another big app goes UWP and another big app ignores mobile completely. Wasn't it supposed to be easy to port these apps to mobile?

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With Android apps inbound, Google preps a storage manager for Chrome OS

The current methods for managing local storage on a Chromebook suck. Google is fixing that.

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How to use Google Save as an online image storehouse

Google Save is an easy way to keep track of images you want to access later.

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Kodi dives into hardware with a Raspberry Pi 3 case perfect for low-cost HTPCs

Kodi's new Raspberry Pi case looks like it belongs in the living room and provides a little cooling too.

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Samsung's Notebook 7 Spin wants to be your binge-watching partner this summer

Samsung Notebook 7 Spin rolls out this Sunday with a Full HD screen and an HDR mode.

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Sony's PlayStation Vue live TV streaming expands to Roku, with Android on deck

You can now get PlayStation Vue broadcast TV streaming on your Roku, and next week you can watch on your Nexus or Galaxy phone as well.

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Unicode 9.0's 72 new emoji threaten to kill the beloved ROFL and Picard face palm pics

Unicode 9.0 is here and it brings with it a side of avocado for your taco emoji moments.

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Asus and MSI are accused of juicing GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card review samples

EVGA says it doesn't cheat reviewers by sending out tweaked graphics cards.

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Use Chrome's new-tab page as a news aggegrator

The Newsprompt extension brings a latest-news dashboard to the Chrome browser.

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Massive Acer security breach exposes highly sensitive data of 34,500 online shoppers

Acer recently revealed its online store was the victim of a data breach that lasted nearly a year.

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Microsoft disses Chrome's atrocious battery life to bolster Windows 10's Edge

If all you want out of your browser is good battery life for your laptop then Edge just might be the browser for you.

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Firefox test feature separates your online identities, but not your browser window

Firefox Containers give you multiple identities including personal, work, shopping, and banking in the same browser window.

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New Windows 10 preview's Start Fresh tool banishes bloatware from your PC

Windows 10 preview build 14367 is boring with a capital "B," and that's really exciting.