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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Walmart's selling a white Philips Hue lightbulb for $10 today

Walmart has taken 33% off the price of an A19 Philips Hue White bulb.

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The 500GB Samsung 960 Evo is at its cheapest price yet

The 500GB Samsung 960 Evo is available for $200 today at Amazon, B&H Photo Video, and Newegg.

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Ivacy VPN review: A competent VPN that doesn't mind cryptocurrencies

Ivacy offers average speeds, a cleanly designed app, and a few helpful features like split tunneling, but it's also a company that doesn't want to reveal who's running the show.

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Amazon has dropped $50 off the Ring Video Doorbell Pro

The Ring Video Doorbell Pro is $199 today on Amazon.

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VPN Unlimited review: Good speeds, but what's with that map?

VPN Unlimited is a capable service that needs to improve its Windows interface, but the speeds are good and it works with Netflix too.

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How to roll your own VPN on Windows

Using Algo on your Windows PC, you can set up and run a virtual private network on a server you control. This tutorial will walk you through all the steps.

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How to watch international coverage of the 2018 Winter Olympics

Whether you lack access to NBC or are just tired of its commentators, you can use one of these VPNs to sample another country's coverage of the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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How to play DVDs in Windows 10 for free

Windows 10 doesn't play DVDs by default, but this free program can help.

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VLC 3.0 adds Chromecast, HDR, and 360-degree video support

The always popular VLC media player is getting even better with support for Chromecast, 360-degree video, 3D Audio, and a tweaked UI.

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Dell is selling a 24-inch 1440p G-Sync monitor for less than $400 today

Dell's S2417DG is just $380 right now, which is the best price you'll find for this G-Sync monitor.

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You can get a 3-port car charger for $7.40 today

Aukey's three-port car charger with one USB-C port is 63% off right now.

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McAfee Total Protection review: A solid antivirus solution with room for improvement

McAfee is still a solid choice for PC security, but Total Protection's interface takes up a lot of unnecessary space.

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Best Buy is selling an 8TB external hard drive for $160 again

Best Buy is selling WD's 8TB easystore drive for $20 less than Amazon right now.

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Best VPN services of 2018: Reviews and buying advice

Surfing the web through a virtual private network (VPN) can keep your identity and data safe and secure online. We show you what to look for in a VPN and help you pick the best one for your needs.

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Amazon's Fire HD 8 tablet is $60

Amazon has a bunch of devices on sale right now, including the Fire HD 8 tablet for $60.