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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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iPhone 7 Plus teardown reveals what Apple did with the headphone jack's space

iFixit's iPhone 7 Plus teardown reveals Apple put the extra space from the missing headphone jack to good use.

Microsoft's Outlook.com adds Google Drive and Facebook photo integration

Pretty soon you'll be able to send Facebook photos and Google Drive documents via email inside Outlook.com.


The $300 Kangaroo Notebook uses swappable mini-PCs to keep work and play separate

The Kangaroo Notebook rolling out in mid-October offers two self-contained PCs that can be swapped in and out of a single laptop dock.

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Pandora teases on-demand music while launching Pandora Plus with offline listening

The age of Pandora One is over. Pandora Plus is rolling out soon with unlimited skips and replays, as well as an offline mode for $5 per month.


How to turn off Windows Defender's enhanced notifications in Windows 10

Windows Defender in the Anniversary Update loves to tell you what it's doing. Here's how to stop that.

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Microsoft may dump Band fitness trackers as it backs away from hardware

Microsoft is backing away from another consumer hardware line: the Microsoft Band. But the software behind it will continue.


Amazon's revamped Echo Dot is cheaper than ever and finally available to everyone

Amazon's second-generation Dot is built (and priced) to work in teams.

Sony's PlayStation 4 'Shingen' update adds HDR support to every PS4 console

Sony's latest update to the PlayStation 4's system software adds high dynamic range support for older consoles.

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TP-Link's new Wi-Fi light bulbs shun smart bridges for easier, cheaper setup

TP-Link's new light bulbs don't require a smart home bridge to control them, letting you get up and running with just one bulb to start.


How to combine WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Slack in one window

A helpful Chrome app called All-in-One Messenger uses the power of web apps to bring together all your new messaging services.

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New TiVo Bolt+ is a DVR powerhouse rolling out September 15

The Bolt+ builds on the original Bolt, featuring six tuners and 3TB of onboard storage.

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Tesla's free Autopilot 8.0 update shifts focus to radar to avoid car crashes

Autopilot 8.0 is rolling out to Tesla vehicles soon with improved radar to help mitigate problems where the system's visual system falls short.

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The FCC wants to replace your cable box with apps

Forget about open standards for cable boxes. The Federal Communications Commission says all we really need are more apps.


Sling TV launches Windows 10 app just in time for NFL kickoff

Sling TV's new Windows 10 app features Live Tiles and Cortana support.

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How to install a Chrome extension to your desktop from your smartphone

Google now lets you add Chrome extensions to your PC remotely from any smartphone.