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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Google combats fake news with 'Fact Check' results in search and news

Google is helping news readers by rolling out its fact check label worldwide.

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Samsung's 49-inch mega-wide display may displace multi-monitor setups

Samsung's is reportedly cooking up some ridiculous panel magic for later in 2017.

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Newegg has knocked $100 off this BenQ 35-inch curved monitor

This curved monitor is about as cheap as you can currently get for a display of this size.

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Microsoft bans console emulators from the Windows Store

Your PC can still play Asteroids and Super Mario Bros. just not with an app from the Windows Store.

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Unity is dead: Ubuntu ditches phone convergence dreams and returns to Gnome

Canonical is giving up on the Ubuntu phone and the Unity desktop interface.

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The HTC Vive is $100 cheaper today

In celebration of the virtual-reality headset's one-year anniversary, the HTC Vive is on sale for $700 today.

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Microsoft finally reveals what data Windows 10 collects from your PC

Microsoft finally reveals the diagnostic data Windows 10 collects, as the Creators Update makes it easier to understand what information the operating system wants.

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Twitch starts selling the games you're watching

Twitch is now selling 51 games, with more to come.

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Newegg has a factory overclocked MSI GTX 1080 on sale for $500

You get a free game with purchase, too. But if that's not to your taste, there's also another GTX 1080 on sale that's even cheaper.

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You can download the Creators Update April 5 for a head start on Windows 10

You can download Windows 10's Creators Update manually starting April 5, and get a head start with the latest features. Here's how.

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Facebook's rocket ship icon is a test flight for a secondary news feed

If your Facebook feed has a rocket-ship icon, it's because the social media platform is testing a secondary news feed with users worldwide.

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Best Buy has dropped the DualShock 4 PC/Mac starter kit to $40

This discount makes it easy to use a DualShock 4 controller, wire-free, with a desktop or laptop.

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HTC Vive's $7 monthly subscription makes VR apps more affordable

HTC's Viveport Subscription launches Wednesday, April 5 allowing users to try different Vive apps every month.

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HTC's new in-game Vive ads know if you're looking at them

Soon you'll be seeing ads in glorious VR if you download free apps from the Viveport store.

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A Seagate 4TB external hard drive is just $130 today

Retailers are acknowledging World Backup Day with cheap prices on storage.