Ian PaulContributor, TechHive

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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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Hulu finally makes subscriber accounts easier to share with multi-user profiles

Now you can keep the viewing tastes separate of up to six family members on Hulu.

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Three tips for dealing with an unruly desktop

A cluttered Windows desktop hampers productivity. Here's how to whip your desktop into shape.

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Facebook's Year in Review for 2016 isn't just fun and games

Facebook released its list of the most discussed topics for 2016. It ain't pretty.

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YouTube's top trending videos for 2016

Here's a look at the weird, wonderful, and mundane from YouTube's top trending videos of 2016.

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Plume's 'routerless' mesh network blankets your home in Wi-Fi with an army of tiny pods

Plume wants to put a pod in every room of your house, with most router functions controlled by the cloud.

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Fake news fallout: Facebook starts asking users if headlines are accurate

Facebook is turning to its user base to help solve its clickbait and fake news problems.

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How to quickly use today's date as the title of a OneNote page

OneNote doesn't make it easy if you want to use the date as the title of a section page, but here's how you can do it.

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Chrome 55 pushes Flash into the background

Chrome 55 is here with the promise of defaulting to HTML5 instead of Flash for most of the web—though as far as we can tell that's not quite the case.

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Microsoft pauses Windows 10 previews to shift to radical new update system

Microsoft puts Windows 10 Insider preview builds on hold as the company transfers the Insider program to the Unified Update Platform.

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Amazon adds HBO and Cinemax to its cord-cutting selection

Amazon Prime subscribers can now get access to the on-demand content libraries of HBO and Cinemax via their favorite online retailer.

CBS All Access will start streaming live NFL games this weekend

Starting on Sunday, December 4, All Access subscribers can watch NFL games broadcast by their local CBS station.

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How to turn off autoplay on Netflix kids' profiles

It's not an intuitive process, but it is possible to stop auto-playback on kids profiles in Netflix.

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Plex embraces Kodi as Plex Media Player becomes available to all

Plex Media Player is now available to everyone, as is the Plex experience which is now on Kodi.

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Notebooks could learn something from HP's ridiculously rugged school laptops

HP has a new education laptop with a rugged and spill-resistant design.

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Microsoft Surface Studio teardown reveals Intel and ARM chips inside

The teardown masters at iFixit got their hands on a Surface Studio earlier than expected. Inside, they found swappable storage drives and a dedicated ARM processor for the display.