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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How to browse Netflix's hidden categories

Netflix Categories for Chrome is an easy way to browse the video site without searching.

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Intel brought 300 drones to the Super Bowl

Intel showed off what its Shooting Star quadcopters can do when they played the role of backup dancers to Lady Gaga on Super Bowl on Sunday.

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A Windows Cloud build just leaked, and this is what we learned

A leaked build of Windows Cloud surfaced recently, and it raises some interesting questions about Microsoft's unconfirmed version of Windows.

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LG's fixing its 5K monitor to work near Wi-Fi routers

LG's adding extra shielding to its 5K monitor to let it work near Wi-Fi routers, but that won't help existing owners.

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Plex's new Amazon Echo support lets you control your home theater with your voice

Plex just added Amazon Echo support, letting you use Alexa to control your media server with your voice.

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Gmail is dumping Windows XP and Vista, now what?

Gmail is turning its back on Windows XP and Vista as the lights slowly go out on Microsoft's aging and unsupported operating systems.

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HMA Pro VPN review: An easy-to-use tool for securing your online privacy

This is a powerful VPN, but expert users might prefer the older version, HMA 2, which has a more conventional desktop software look and feel.

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Nvidia releases hot fix after Game Ready driver breaks Minecraft

Nvidia's latest game ready driver release is causing problems with Minecraft and Steam in-home streaming. So far, only the Minecraft issue has been fixed.

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New Windows 10 preview adds helpful features for blind users, tweaks new Night Light mode

Windows 10 Insider preview build 15025 adds some important features to Windows 10's Ease of Access capabilities, as well as a fully functional night light.

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Epic CEO calls rumored Windows Cloud OS 'Windows 10 Crush Steam Edition'

The CEO of Epic Games is back with another charge against Microsoft and the future of the Windows Store platform.

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Comcast's Xfinity app lets your Roku double as your cable box

Comcast Xfinity cable and Internet subscribers can now try getting service through their Roku box with this early access beta app.

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Chrome's next release will make DRM mandatory

Chrome's built-in Widevine DRM for accessing services such as Netflix can no longer be disabled in the browser. But that may change.

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LG's 5K monitor doesn't work near Wi-Fi routers

LG's 5K monitor for Mac users looks like a great display, but it apparently can't handle signal interference from nearby routers.

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How to switch to Chrome's Material Design settings page for an easier experience

Google has yet to make the Material Design settings page standard, but you really should switch to it now.

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Skyrocketing memory prices may get worse before getting better

The price of desktop RAM is skyrocketing—and it may not get any better until later this year.