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Ian is an independent writer based in Tel Aviv, Israel. His current focus is on all things tech including mobile devices, desktop and laptop computers, software, social networks, Web apps, tech-related legislation and corporate tech news.

Report: Interactive textbooks headed to iPad

Software developer ScrollMotion has been tapped to develop iPad-friendly versions of textbooks for education publishers like McGraw Hill, Houghton Mifflin, and Kaplan, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Steve Jobs reportedly disses Apple rivals during town hall meeting

Google and Adobe were apparent recipients of Steve Jobs-delivered putdowns, according to online reports of an Apple town hall meeting.

Report: Bravo TV teams with Foursquare

Fans of Bravo television may soon be racing around the United States to stand in more than 500 locations across the country recommended by their favorite shows...

Google Earth reveals the devastation in Haiti

Google responded to the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti earlier this week by working with satellite imagery company GeoEye to quickly make images of the destruction available in Google Earth and Google Maps. The images could provide a helpful tool for aid organizations.

Facebook tracks your every move, employee claims

Facebook is tracking your every move on the site -- or so says one purported Facebook employee, according to an anonymous interview with an online magazine.

Google's Nexus One event: What to expect

Why wait until Tuesday to find out what Google has up its sleeve at its Android-related event? PC World's Ian Paul looks at what might come out of the event in regards to the rumored Nexus One smartphone.

Track Santa online With Google Earth

The Northern American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) is partnering with Google to track Santa's Christmas travels.

HDTV holiday pricing: How low can it go?

Missed out on HDTV Black Friday door buster deals? It's not too late to get a great deal.

Google's 'Nexus One' test phone: Details emerge

Over the weekend, Google set off a fury of speculation when employees tweeted they were testing a new Android-based mobile device -- possibly a phone developed entirely by Google.

Chrome Extensions for Mac coming soon

Earlier this week, Google launched browser extensions for Chrome for Windows and Linux users, but not for the newly released Mac version of Chrome. However, it's said to be in the works.

Twitter co-founder Squares up credit card payments

Square is a new product that turns your iPhone or iPod touch into a credit card payment system.

Apple to offer big Black Friday discounts?

According to rumors on the Internet, Apple might be getting ready to offer some steep discounts on Black Friday that could save you hundreds of dollars on iPods, Mac computers, and Apple software.

Apple beats Psystar: Is it a win for you?

Apple won big in its case against clone-maker Psystar. But did consumers? PC World's Ian Paul share his thoughts.

Mint puts Twitter to work

The popular online finance service Mint launched a new feature on Thursday that uses Twitter's real-time information stream to keep users updated on the latest financial news and tips.

Google Editions embraces universal e-book format

Google will launch an e-book store that won't be device-specific, allowing for e-books bought through Google Editions to be read on a far greater number of e-book readers.