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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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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.

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This Chrome extension will give you the gist of online articles

No time to read? Let the Chrome extension TL;DR summarize articles for you.

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Prices plummet for Nvidia GTX 900-series graphics cards, but you still shouldn't buy them

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 900 series cards are getting cheaper, but you don't want them.

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T-Mobile halts free pizzas after Domino's giveaway leaves some customers hungry

T-Mobile's Domino's giveaway limit was no match for America's love for pizza.

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Windows 10 preview tweak asks where to install massive Windows Store apps

Gamers considering Windows Store purchases instead of downloads from Steam or GOG have one more feature that may sway them to the dark side.

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Xbox One keyboard and mouse support teased as PCs and consoles draw closer together

Pretty soon you'll be able to run circles around your controller-centric friends on the Xbox One thanks to keyboard and mouse support.

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Lenovo rounds out its ThinkStation refresh with affordable workstations

Lenovo announced two new workstations on Tuesday that offer more affordable options for the budget-conscious business owner.

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Sony's $399 PlayStation VR headset rolls out October 13, backed by dozens of games

Sony's PlayStation virtual reality headset comes out October 13 for the current PlayStation 4 with a whole lot of games.

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How to keep tabs on your browsing history in Chrome's incognito mode

It sounds counterintuitive, but there are times when retaining a short-term history in incognito mode is helpful.

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Amazon Echo may soon know when you're sad or irritated

Amazon reportedly wants to give Alexa some new features including a hint of emotional intelligence and the ability to hold a conversation.

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Here's Microsoft CEO's letter to employees about the $26 billion LinkedIn acquisition

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella shares his reasoning behind Microsoft's LinkedIn acquisition.