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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YouTube's top trending videos for 2016

Here's a look at the weird, wonderful, and mundane from YouTube's top trending videos of 2016.

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Fake news fallout: Facebook starts asking users if headlines are accurate

Facebook is turning to its user base to help solve its clickbait and fake news problems.

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Chrome 55 pushes Flash into the background

Chrome 55 is here with the promise of defaulting to HTML5 instead of Flash for most of the web—though as far as we can tell that's not quite the case.

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You can finally watch Netflix offline now

Netflix is finally allowing you to download select movie and TV show titles for offline viewing on mobile devices.

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Black Friday deals: 10 tech doorbusters worth fighting the crowds

Most Black Friday 'deals' aren't really deals at all. These 10 tech deals truly are.

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Facebook's latest experiment: Helping you find free Wi-Fi hotspots

Facebook may soon help you find the closest public Wi-Fi access point with a new feature in its mobile app.

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RIP AirPort? Apple may abandon wireless routers and Time Capsule

The age of the AirPort line of wireless routers is apparently over as Apple focuses on other projects.

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Apple saves iPhone call history to iCloud, but barely mentions it

As a convenience feature, Apple will sync your call history to iCloud, but the company doesn't make it easy or obvious to shut it off.

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Seagate crams a massive 5TB into a portable hard drive

You probably can't fit it in your pocket, but Seagate's 5TB portable hard drive won't weight down your backpack either.

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Twitter beefs up its mute tools and abuse policies to help you proactively silence trolls

Twitter has new ways to keep the trolls from getting at you, as well as beefed up anti-abuse enforcement policies behind the scenes.

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WhatsApp finally launches video calling

Video calling is finally coming to the world's more than one billion WhatsApp users on Android, iOS, and Windows.

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Polls, stats and parodies: The 10 must-follow websites of the 2016 presidential election

Don't miss a single, gory detail of the presidential election and beyond. These sites offer a wealth of graphs, fact-checks, funny takes, and more.

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Adobe's wild 'Photoshop for audio' experiment can change what you said

Adobe's Project VoCo lets you edit and change an audio recording as easily as you'd edit text.

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Password manager LastPass now works on all your devices for free

Now you can get LastPass on your computer and your phone without paying $12 per year.

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MacBook Pro 13 teardown reveals a smaller battery, custom SSD hardware

iFixit took apart the 13-inch MacBook Pro 2016 to see what was inside.