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 track Santa Claus on Christmas Eve from any device

You can track Santa's annual journey on your PC, mobile device, or even social networks and search engines.

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Uber now lets you set a friend's location as your destination

Uber is getting more convenient and social with Snapchat integration and new filters, as well as the ability to set a friend's current location as your destination.

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Raspberry Pi's gorgeous Pixel desktop can now reinvigorate old PCs and Macs

The Raspberry Pi Pixel desktop experience is now available as an early version for x86-based Mac and Windows PCs.

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The 10 biggest hacks, breaches, and security stories of 2016

From hacks at Yahoo and the DNC to the rise of IoT botnets, these are the biggest security stories of 2016.

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How to record audio with OneNote to supercharge your note-taking

OneNote's audio recording feature links your notes to specific points in the recording. Here's how it works.

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G.Skill's new Trident Z memory blends face-melting speeds with multi-colored LEDs

G.Skill's new Trident Z DDR4 RAM mixes RGB lighting with insanely fast speeds.

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Viber plays catch-up with GIFs and video messages

Just before the holidays get into full swing, Viber is rolling out an app update featuring improved emoticons, recorded video messages, and animated GIFs.

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Google Keep for Chrome adds drawing tools for doodling in notes

You can now use Google Keep to add drawings to notes, but only in the Chrome app.

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RansomFree is the free program that protects your PC against ransomware

Security firm Cybereason recently announced a free anti-ransomware program for Windows 7 and up, RansomFree.

How to check if your VPN is leaking private data

A trusted virtual private network is a great tool for security and privacy, but if it's not configured correctly it may not be so private.

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Chrome OS is coming to Lenovo's radically creative Yoga Book

The Yoga Book's innovative adaptive keyboard may be a good fit for schools, so Lenovo's planning a Chrome OS version for 2017.

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Amazon's new Fire TV interface is a gorgeous, much-needed upgrade that swipes Netflix's style

Amazon just pushed out a new Fire TV interface that's similar to what Netflix is doing.

Steam adds support for Sony's DualShock 4 PlayStation controller

Sony's PlayStation 4 controller will soon work with games that support it on Steam.

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Dolby's luscious Atmos surround sound is coming to Windows 10 and Xbox One

Dolby Atmos is coming to most of the Windows 10 world in 2017, including PCs, tablets, and Xbox consoles.

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How to replace 5 major Yahoo services and delete your Yahoo account

Yahoo users have 1 billion more reasons to switch another major hack. Here's how to replace major Yahoo services with rivals and delete your Yahoo account.