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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FCC chief accuses AT&T and Verizon of violating net neutrality—but it probably doesn't matter

The FCC believes that AT&T and Verizon are probably engaging in unfair practices, but don't expect the government to do anything about it.

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How to quickly check that your home IoT devices are secure

Don't let your smart clock expose you to hackers. A web app from BullGuard can help.

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AT&T raises unlimited data pricing as carriers push users away from grandfathered plans

AT&T is increasing the price of its grandfathered unlimited data plans by $5—just like it did in 2016.

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Your Windows 10 PC may soon lock itself when you walk away

The latest Windows 10 build has a new security feature called Dynamic Lock that may automatically lock your PC when you're not there.

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Verizon jacks phone upgrade fees from $20 up to $30

Verizon is charging you more for the right to buy a new phone.

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Thieves swipe two of Razer's mind-blowing PC hardware prototypes from the CES floor

Razer had a great CES until the company realized two of its prototypes had disappeared from the show floor.

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Amazon Echo speakers obey TV's command to buy a dollhouse

Alexa-powered devices try to buy a dollhouse after responding to a command from a news broadcast.

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Ellp is like IFTTT for the desktop

A relatively new program called Ellp beta lets you automate specific actions on your PC.

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How to turn on the Ink Workspace in Windows 10

Even if you don't have a digital pen, you can still activate the Windows Ink Workspace to see what it's all about.

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4 reasons to kick off the New Year with an Office 365 Subscription

Office 365 is a great way to stay productive. Here are the main reasons you should give Office 365 a try.

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The year in tech: 2016's biggest flops, fails, and faux pas

2016's poised to go into the record books as a massive fail, and it's no different in the world of tech.

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How to incorporate keyboard shortcuts into your workflow

Keyboard shortcuts should be on every computer user's short list of skills to acquire. Here's a look at how you can use them on an average day.

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Tesla forces hard speed limits on its Autopilot self-driving system

Tesla's no longer allowing drivers some leeway in setting speed limits with the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot system.

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Firefox's ready to supercharge browser speed with major multi-process push

Mozilla is aiming to roll out multi-process Firefox to even more users in January.

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How to customize your Windows PC with Winaero Tweaker

Winaero Tweaker lets you do deep system customizations that require meddling in the registry, without directly meddling in the registry.