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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.

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Spotify-powered PlayStation Music goes live on Sony's PS3 and PS4 consoles

It's here Spotify/Playstation fans! Music Unlimited is dead, Spotify has taken its place with an exclusive deal.

YouTube's experimental 4K, 60 frames per second video will crush your computer

4K is old hat for YouTube, which first embraced the resolution in 2010, but now the Google property is upping the stakes by experimenting with 4K videos at a frame rate of 60 frames per second.

First exclusively live-streamed regular season NFL game to hit next season

It's only one game, but most U.S. football fans will have to live stream this year's annual kickoff from London, England.

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Google Fiber's bringing highly targeted, trackable ads to your TV set

Google is looking to do for advertising on TV what it did for advertising on the web.

It took until 2014, surprisingly, but music streaming services have finally outsold CDs

CDs may be dying, but very slowly. They were still a more popular choice than streaming music services...until now.

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God Mode bookmarklet makes it easy to sort through Netflix recommendations on a PC

Do you hate scroling through Netflix's Carousel-style interface on a PC? This bookmarklet can help make the site friendlier for mouse-and-keyboard PCs.

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Rhapsody's 30 million songs can now be streamed inside Twitter

Rhapsody is hoping that sharing music on Twitter will help bring in new subscribers to the growing service.

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The Google Store is Google's new hardware home online

Google-flavored hardware is saying sayonara to the Play Store and hello to the Google Store.

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Cable-free HBO Now streaming service may debut in April for $15 per month

HBO's streaming service is just about ready to go and will reportedly be called HBO Now.

The FCC's net neutrality rules: 5 things you need to know

The FCC voted in favor of net neutrality on Thursday, but what does it all mean?

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VLC update adds in-app extensions, resume playback, Android TV support, more

The latest version of VLC is ready for prime time and it has some nice features users will appreciate.

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Spotify adds song lyrics, gets more social on PCs

Spotify is now its own karaoke machine on the desktop just without the bouncing ball.

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Hands-on: Child-friendly YouTube Kids app launches on Android and iOS

YouTube Kids is here and it's pretty good.

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Microsoft's Bing predicted the Academy Awards' top Oscar winners

Microsoft loves to use Bing to predict major events. The Oscars were no different and Microsoft's number crunching algorithms did really, really well.

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Google Play Music finally works on iPads

Play Music has been on iOS for 15 months and finally Google rolls out an iPad version.