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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Facebook's rocket ship icon is a test flight for a secondary news feed

If your Facebook feed has a rocket-ship icon, it's because the social media platform is testing a secondary news feed with users worldwide.

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Best Buy has dropped the DualShock 4 PC/Mac starter kit to $40

This discount makes it easy to use a DualShock 4 controller, wire-free, with a desktop or laptop.

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A Seagate 4TB external hard drive is just $130 today

Retailers are acknowledging World Backup Day with cheap prices on storage.

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Facebook challenges GoFundMe with personal fundraising features

Now anyone can use Facebook as a donation platform for their classroom, an ill loved one, and other worthy causes, similar to GoFundMe.

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Waze lets you order coffee and a donut from Dunkin' before you get there

Waze's new order ahead feature only works with Dunkin' Dontus for now, but the company has plans to add more partners in the future.

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Newegg's dropped $20 off the third-generation Nest thermostat

The Nest thermostat is available for $230 at Newegg until Monday.

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Facebook starts warning U.S. users when they're sharing fake news

Before you share that story, Facebook wants you to know its facts are in dispute.

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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.