Ian PaulContributor, TechHive

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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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Alexa gets Prime Now integration

Need those AA batteries in a hurry, but can't leave the house? Alexa's Prime Now rapid delivery service can help.

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Apple's new Clips app is like a simplified iMovie for viral videos

Apple's new Clips app helps you make and share short, multi-clip videos.

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Netflix is dropping star ratings for a simple thumbs up or down

Siskel and Ebert would be proud. Netflix is adopting a simple like/dislike format for user ratings and dumping the stars.

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Google adds a read-it-later feature to Chrome for iOS

Just like Safari on iOS, Chrome has a read-it-later feature to bookmark interesting articles for your leisure time.

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Pandora's new Premium streaming service leans on personal playlists to compete with Spotify

For $10 a month, Pandora Premium users get access to Pandora's popular radio services and a new on-demand catalog.

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Viber's Secret Chats sets a time limit on entire conversations

Viber's got a new feature for those who don't want their secret conversations uncovered by losing their phone.

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This 1080p 27-inch curved monitor just dropped to $190 on CDW

Samsung's C27F390FHN curved 1080p display is on sale at CDW for $190, and it's got AMD FreeSync too.

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Nintendo's Switch controllers work with PCs, Macs, and Android

Your Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con can power your PC gaming sessions too—with a little help from third-party software.

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The Nintendo Switch launched today, and nobody's sure if that's good or bad

Opinions of the Nintendo Switch are torn between the console's strength and weaknesses.

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Netgear's R6300v2 dual-band 802.11ac router is down to $70 today

It's a pretty solid Wi-Fi router with gigabit ethernet, beamforming, USB peripheral support, and remote access for well under $100.

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Facebook's video app rolls out on Apple TV

Facebook videos from your news feed and profile are now available in an endless stream on Apple TV.

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Beefed-up Twitter abuse tools let you silence those notorious eggs

Twitter is adding more features to its anti-abuse tools as the fight against trolls heats up.

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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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Best Buy has cut the MacBook Air's price tag to $800

You can get Apple's cheapest MacBook for even less at Best Buy right now.

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AT&T jumps on the unlimited data bandwagon with an expensive new plan

AT&T is introducing its own unlimited data plan, but don't count on using your smartphone as a hotspot.