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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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Hulu may be planning a Sling-style live TV streaming service to take on cable

Hulu is doing a middling job combating Netflix. Now, it wants to try its hand at taking on Sling TV.

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Intel calls for the end of the headphone jack with USB-C replacement

USB-C may not only lead a revolution in PC design, it may also change our smartphones and tablets forever.

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How to uninstall QuickTime for Windows

Apple stopped supporting QuickTime for Windows, but left a couple of major security flaws unpatched. The company recommends you uninstall it, and now would be a good time. Here's how.

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Amazon takes aim at Netflix with standalone Prime Video monthly subscriptions

Amazon's getting serious about rivaling Netflix. Prime Video is now available for $8.99 a month--no annual Prime membership required.

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Uninstall now! Apple abandons QuickTime for Windows despite lingering critical flaws

Apple is giving up on QuickTime for Windows. If you're using the software you'll want to get rid of it as soon as possible.

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Record-breaking Kickstarter darling Coolest Cooler asks backers for more money

The Coolest Cooler Kickstarter project is looking for help to deliver 36,000 coolers to backers.

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Amazon's flagship new Kindle e-reader may get slimmer thanks to a rechargeable case

Amazon Kindle devices already last for weeks on one charge, but Amazon wants them to last even longer.

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Twitter signs deal to stream Thursday night NFL games

Twitter will stream the National Football League's Thursday night games online as the Twitter-NFL partnership continues to blossom.

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Banish Netflix's 'Continue watching' pop-up with Flix Assist

A handy Chrome extension stops the 'continue watching' dialog and kills the 30-second intermission between episodes.

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After its first failed attempt, Redbox could return to online video with Redbox Digital

Redbox is coming up with a new online video store for rental and purchase called Redbox Digital.

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Amazon starts selling Comcast Internet and TV subscriptions with dedicated help lines

Amazon's new cable store offers Comcast's Internet and cable services.

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Netflix raises the bar for Netflix Recommended TVs

Netflix fans thinking about a new television might want to take a look at the streaming service's recommendations.

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Comcast starts rolling out blazing-fast Gigabit Internet

Comcast is offering blazing fast Internet service in Atlanta at a good price, as long as you don't mind a heavy commitment.

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AT&T, DirecTV reveal plans for three streaming TV services, including a free one

DirecTV is bringing some of its offerings to online subscribers, but aren't cable packages what we're trying to get away from?

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Hive smart thermostat goes stupid, roasts users

Is it getting hot in here or is it just your smart thermostat?