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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What to do if Windows 10 Control Panel disappears from the WinX power user menu

If Microsoft removed the Control Panel option from your WinX menu, here's how to get it back.

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These 12 Android apps won the 2017 Google Play Awards

These are the twelve Android apps that Google saw fit to honor in 2017.

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Destiny 2: The 5 key things PC gamers need to know

Destiny 2 is coming to PCs, and it doesn't sound like a half-assed port. Here's what PC gamers need to know about 4K support, cross-saves, remappable keys, and more.

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Staples has cut the price of a Samsung 23-inch 1080p monitor to $100

It doesn't have much in the way of added features or ports, but for $100 it's a solid addition as a second or third monitor.

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Google Assistant can now control GE, iRobot, LG, and D-Link devices

More devices are integrating with Google Assistant, and thus Google Home, as the battle for the smart home continues.

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Twitter rolls out new privacy tools as it ditches Do Not Track and expands data sharing

Twitter's keeping more data about you, for longer, but offering more granular privacy tools in return.

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Arrow's selling the Raspberry Pi 3 model B for under $25

The Raspberry Pi is a great mini PC for all kinds of hardware projects, and it's extra cheap right now on Arrow.

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Amazon Echo's Alexa is getting push notifications, but they won't annoy you

A pulsing green light on your Amazon Echo device could soon mean there's breaking news—or your pizza's here.

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Nvidia quietly launches the GeForce GT 1030, a Radeon RX 550 rival with a modest price

Nvidia's affordable new GT 1030 graphics card is built for e-sports and home theater PCs.

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Amazon's Echo speaker is $80 cheaper right now when you buy two

If you buy two Amazon Echo smart speakers from either Amazon or Best Buy, you can snag a $80 discount.

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Amazon reveals affordable 4K TVs that double as a Fire TV stick and Amazon Echo

Your new Amazon Fire television set can pause live TV and turn off your smart home lighting.

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Google's Chromebooks are getting a night mode to help you sleep better

Google is joining Apple and Microsoft and adding a night light feature to Chrome OS.

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YouTube TV fills out its live television lineup with AMC, BBC America, and more

YouTube promised these channels were coming during YouTube TV's launch in early April, and now they're here.

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Anker's wireless Qi charger is on sale for a ridiculous $8

It was already well below $20. Now the Anker PowerTouch 5 is under $10 at Amazon.

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MP3 audio quietly fades into history

You can still play your old MP3 files, but the format that owned the early days of digital audio is done.