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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A backpack with a USB charge port and a free Lightning cable is on sale for under $20

It's not a household name, but this backpack with built-in USB port is available at a good price.

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How to take a screenshot in Windows 10

Taking screenshots in Windows 10 is easy if you know the right keyboard shortcuts.

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This workhorse AMD laptop is just $260 at Staples, $80 less than anywhere else

The Acer Aspire A3 with an AMD A9 processor and 6GB of RAM is just $260 at Staples today.

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WiTopia personalVPN review: It's all about choices

WiTopia's personalVPN is a lesser-known but longtime VPN service with good speeds and lots of room for personal choice.

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Newegg's selling a mechanical keyboard with backlit Cherry Brown switches for $55

The G.Skill Ripjaws KM570 with Cherry MX Brown switches is $55 on Newegg right now.

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What is two-factor authentication, and which 2FA apps are best?

Authenticator apps from Google, LastPass, Microsoft, Authy, and Yubikey face off for the opportunity to keep your data safe.

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Monoprice slashes $80 off the Xbox One X on Sea of Thieves launch day

Monoprice is selling Microsoft's Xbox One X for just $420 today.

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Is your VPN secure? How to check for leaks

A trusted virtual private network is a great tool for security and privacy, but if it's not configured correctly it may not be so private.

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Smarten up your dumb devices with this $20, two-for-one smart plug deal

You can get a two-pack of the Keewifi Kisslink smart plug for $20, a 50 percent savings.

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Raspberry Pi projects: Insanely innovative, incredibly cool creations

The $35 Raspberry Pi micro-PC can be used for all sorts of imaginative projects. Here are some of the coolest Raspberry Pi creations out there.

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Upgrade to a 24-inch, 1080p monitor for only $80 today

Grabbing a 24-inch, 1080p monitor for $80 doesn't happen often.

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The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ rolls out with advanced features

It's Pi Day, and for $35 you can pick-up the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ with a faster processor and dual-band Wi-Fi.

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Celebrate Pi Day 2018 with these great Newegg deals on Raspberry Pi and maker kits

It's Pi Day 2018, and Newegg is celebrating with a bunch of deals on Raspberry Pi and general maker gear.

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F-Secure Safe review: A solid antivirus suite that gets out of your way—mostly

F-Secure Safe is great at detecting malicious threats, it doesn't bother you with constant pop-ups, but it would be better if more devices were covered at the $100 price point.

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Staples has an awesome deal on this 24-inch Dell UltraSharp display

The Dell U2412M with 1920x1200 resolution is $160 at Staples today.