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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Intel buys Mobileye for $15 billion to challenge Nvidia for the future of self-driving cars

Intel is absorbing its autonomous driving partner, Mobileye, as the chip maker takes on Nvidia and others for the future of self-driving cars.

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Micro Center is selling the Core i5-7600K for $200

It's about $40 cheaper than you'll find elsewhere for this budget-friendly processor.

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Viber's Secret Chats sets a time limit on entire conversations

Viber's got a new feature for those who don't want their secret conversations uncovered by losing their phone.

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Plex Cloud is now open to all paid users

Anyone with a Plex Pass subscription can now get at their media libraries from Dropbox, Google Drive, or OneDrive (personal) with Plex Cloud.

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Skype like a boss with these hidden chat commands

Skype has several powerful slash commands you should know about.

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Intel's Core i3 NUC has dropped to $220 today

Newegg's sale on Intel's Skylake Core i3 makes for a good, affordable HTPC—or just a simple, easy way to get your feet wet with PC building.

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Microsoft ads invade Windows 10's File Explorer

Windows 10 is now selling Office 365 subscriptions with an ad in File Explorer.

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This 1080p 27-inch curved monitor just dropped to $190 on CDW

Samsung's C27F390FHN curved 1080p display is on sale at CDW for $190, and it's got AMD FreeSync too.

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Nest adds two-step authentication to make your smart home more secure

Nest's new two-factor authentication adds an extra layer of protection to your smart home.

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Twitch's Pulse is a Twitter clone that keeps you in touch with your favorite game streamers

Twitch is making it easier to get updates from your favorite broadcasters and friends with Pulse.

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How to use Mentions in Windows 10's Mail app

Microsoft recently rolled out its Mentions feature to the Windows 10 Mail app. Here's how it works.

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Best Buy just knocked $150 off HP's newest 13.3-inch Spectre x360 2-in-1

HP's newest Spectre x360 is $1049 right now at Best Buy.

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Amazon Echo adds Office 365 calendar integration

Now you can add a new calendar appointment for work without getting off the couch to grab your phone.

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Nintendo's Switch controllers work with PCs, Macs, and Android

Your Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con can power your PC gaming sessions too—with a little help from third-party software.

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The Microsoft Store is selling a 1TB Xbox One with 'The Division' for $229

It's got a lot of storage and a great game, and the Xbox One can even share some content with your Windows 10 gaming PC.