Ian PaulContributor, PCWorld

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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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The Xbox One's first email app is here, and it's not Outlook

MailOnX is the Xbox One's first email app, because nothing says gaming like productivity software.

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Report: Apple slams the brakes on electric Apple Car to focus on auto software

Don't count on seeing an actual Apple Car anytime soon, but a future car may still run on Apple's self-driving platform.

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Facebook adds Apple TV and Chromecast support as video push ramps up

Facebook recently added the ability for iOS users to cast to an Apple TV or Chromecast, and Android support is coming soon.

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Google News battles era of spin with fact check label

Google News is cutting through noise and spin with a new "Fact Check" tag.

Steam's adding support for Sony's DualShock 4 PlayStation controller

Sony's PlayStation 4 controller will soon work with games that support it on Steam.

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Twitter tests replacing Moments with a more useful Explore tab

Twitter's Moments tab may go away if the new Explore tab proves more useful.

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How to shut down your PC at a set time

Two simple programs make it easy to shut down your PC at a specified time.

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HP upgrades the Envy 13 laptop with Kaby Lake, debuts the 4K Envy 27 display

HP keeps its stylish Envy product line fresh by putting a Kaby Lake CPU into its Envy 13 laptop and debuting the snazzy Envy 27, a 4K FreeSync display.

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Yahoo Mail suspends automatic mail forwarding as privacy controversies swirl

After two major controversies Yahoo turns off automatic email forwarding.

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Get more Edge extensions by installing beta versions

New Edge extensions are slow to come to the Windows Store, but you don't have to wait. Try this trick to get beta extensions in Edge today.

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These 5 SMART errors help you predict your hard drive's death

Want to know if your hard drive is about to fail? These SMART error reports can help.

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Comcast's 1TB data cap starts rolling out across the U.S.

Comcast said it would happen, and now it has. Consider your home bandwidth capped.

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How to stop failing Windows Updates from bothering you

Microsoft's show or hide updates troubleshooter is a handy tool for those times when you need to say "no" to Windows 10's mandatory updates.

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Spotify ads slipped malware onto PCs and Macs

Ads played to Spotify listeners tried to install malware on PCs and Macs.

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Time is running out to update old Windows 10 preview builds

If you've been lazy about upgrading to latest Windows 10 Insider builds in the Fast ring, time is running out to stay up-to-date.