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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YouTube TV fills out its live television lineup with AMC, BBC America, and more

YouTube promised these channels were coming during YouTube TV's launch in early April, and now they're here.

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Anker's wireless Qi charger is on sale for a ridiculous $8

It was already well below $20. Now the Anker PowerTouch 5 is under $10 at Amazon.

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MP3 audio quietly fades into history

You can still play your old MP3 files, but the format that owned the early days of digital audio is done.

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DirecTV Now is giving away a free Amazon Fire TV Stick with a one-month prepaid subscription

However, you'll need to be a new customer to get the free Fire TV Stick.

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Amazon's Echo Show marries Alexa's smarts with a touchscreen

The rumors were true, and it looks like the Echo Show will keep Amazon a step ahead of rival smart speakers.

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Ecobee's popular smart thermostat is on sale for $187 right now

Amazon's increased discount on the Ecobee3 makes it even cheaper to own a smart thermostat.

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Anker's insanely popular SoundCore Bluetooth speaker is just $29 right now

This well-regarded Bluetooth speaker is currently available for an even better price than usual.

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Nvidia quietly opens 4K Netflix streaming on GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards

Owners of GeForce GTX 10-series graphics cards can now stream Netflix in 4K, if they're willing to tolerate beta software.

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Twitter will stream video news from Bloomberg all day, every day

Twitter and Bloomberg are creating an online news channel for cord cutters and social media addicts.

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How to snooze your Wi-Fi in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Windows 10 Creators Update has a new feature that lets you turn off your Wi-Fi, and then turn it back on automatically after a set time period.

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New Chrome feature lets you watch Chromecast holdouts like Amazon Video on your TV

Services like Amazon Video that don't support the Chromecast are now watchable thanks to this experimental Chrome browser feature.

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Sling TV expands its Cloud DVR 'First Look' to Apple TV

For $5 per month, Sling TV subscribers get 50 hours of DVR storage in the cloud. The beta 'First Look' service just landed on another major platform, Apple TV.

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How to enable Windows Sonic virtual surround sound in the Windows 10 Creators Update

The Creators Update's built-in Windows Sonic spatial sound feature is supposed to improve your headphone audio experience

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Newegg is giving away a free smart plug with the purchase of a Google Home

This $129 Google Home/smart-plug combo is a great starter kit for aspiring smart-home enthusiasts.

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How to watch Netflix offline on your PC

The Netflix app for Windows 10 now supports offline viewing.