Ian PaulContributor, PCWorld

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.

vpn hub 960

Best VPN services: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

grave angel stock

Tech that died in 2019: We bid farewell to...

2019 was the end of the line for products from Google, Microsoft, Samsung and others. We mourn the departed here.

free sign gettyimages 1056445318

The best free software for your PC

These are the best free programs that any PC needs: solid security tools, productivity software, and more.

googlenesthub

Buy a $79 Google Nest Hub, get two $35 Nest Minis for free at Target

Target has one heck of a last-minute deal for smart home shoppers. The retailer is giving away two Google Nest Minis when you buy a Google Nest Hub for $79.

iTunes gift card

Act fast! Get a last-minute $100 App Store & iTunes gift card for $85, right in your inbox

PayPal is selling a $100 iTunes gift card for $85 on eBay.

hp14inch

This speedy Core i3 'Ice Lake' HP laptop is just $269 after a massive $200 discount

This laptop is rocking an Ice Lake Core i3 and 128GB of solid-state storage for under $300.

switchpro

Get a last-minute Nintendo Switch Pro controller for $15 off

The Nintendo Switch Pro controller is $55 at Amazon. Fingers crossed it'll get there by Tuesday.

windscriberobot

Windscribe Pro, one of our favorite VPNs, is an insane $20 right now (for some)

Get yourself a subscription to Windscribe Pro for about a week's worth of lattes.

samsungchromebook3

The Samsung Chromebook 3 plummets to $160, today only

Amazon is selling a Samsung Chromebook 3 with a Celeron processor and 64GB of storage for just $160 right now.

onedrivegoogledrive

Google Drive vs. Microsoft OneDrive: A point-by-point comparison

Google and Microsoft's rivalry covers all manner of online services and software. Here's how the battle shakes out for online cloud storage.

g402hyperionfury

Logitech's G402 Hyperion Fury gaming mouse for $18 is a killer last-minute stocking stuffer

We thought the Logitech G402 was a good deal at $26. At today's price of $18 it's outstanding.

elgato4k60pro

Mice, keyboards, headsets, mics, and Elgato's 4K capture card are historically cheap, today only

Amazon is selling the Elgato 4K capture card for $200 today, as well as other gaming and streaming gear at deep discounts.

blueprostreamerpack

Perfect your streaming setup with this killer Blue Yeti mic and Logitech webcam bundle

The Blue Microphones Pro Streamer Pack gets you the Blue Yeti mic and C922 Pro webcam for about $30 cheaper than buying them separately.

rtx2080super

EVGA's no-compromises GeForce RTX 2080 Super gets a mammoth discount

The EVGA GeForce RTX 2080 Super is just $660 after a $20 MIR and a $30 coupon code.

wd drive

MicroSD cards, external drives, and more are dirt cheap in Amazon's 24-hour blowout sale

Put some expandable storage in the stockings this year with Amazon's one-day sale.