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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The $10 Raspberry Pi Zero W brings Wi-Fi and Bluetooth to the minuscule micro-PC

The $5 Raspberry Pi Zero is now available for $10, with the added bonus of a wireless chip.

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How to force Cortana to use your default browser

A little program called EdgeDeflector lets you pair Cortana with the browser and search engine of your choosing.

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Google is giving away a Chromecast with the Google Home

Google Home is great, but Google Home with a Chromecast or Chromecast Audio is better.

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Twitch will start selling video games you're watching on streams

Twitch wants to go head-to-head with Steam by selling games to its viewers.

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New Windows 10 feature blocks desktop apps, points to Windows Store instead

The mainstream release of Windows 10 may soon have a setting that prevents installing anything but Windows Store apps.

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Microsoft Store has slashed the Asus ZenBook Flip's price by $200

This solid 2-in-1 convertible is already value-packed at its MSRP—so at $500, it's a steal.

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Zenimax wants to block Oculus Rift headset sales, Gear VR games

The court case between Zenimax and Oculus was decided, but before the case wraps up entirely Zenimax wants to halt sales of any Oculus products containing Zenimax code.

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Google snafu signs users out of accounts, wreaks havoc on OnHub and Wifi routers

If you were signed out of your Google device on Thursday it wasn't hackers—just a Google hiccup.

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Three steps to make managing passwords easier

Dealing with passwords will probably never be painless, but you can at least simply the process.

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This Asus ROG gaming laptop just dropped to $1,500 on Newegg

If you're looking for a new gaming laptop, Newegg has an interesting deal for an 17.3-inch Asus ROG laptop.

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Razer's Power Bank boosts your laptop battery while charging two smartphones

Razer's latest product is an external battery that can charge up to three devices at once.

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Sony reveals the 'world's fastest' SD card

Sony's new SF-G Series SD cards will let you record your 4K home movie at a good clip.

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Windows 10's Mail app users start seeing the Focused Inbox organization feature

Some Windows 10 users are starting to see a Focused Inbox feature show up in the Mail app.

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Staples is selling a 24-inch HP all-in-one for $500

If you need a solid desktop system for everyday home computing, you can grab HP's Pavilion 24-b016 at a very reasonable price today.

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Valve launches SteamVR support for Linux, opens the door for more SteamVR hardware

It's still in the early stages of development, but SteamVR is finally coming to Linux.