Jon PhillipsEditor-in-Chief, PCWorld

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Jon is the Editor-in-Chief of PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot & TechHive. He's been covering all manner of consumer hardware since 1995.

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Alfa Romeo 4C review: A snarling high-tech response to boring Silicon Valley car design

The Alfa Romeo 4C is a straight-up diss of high-tech car trends, but it's exactly what the automotive industry needs if enthusiast-focused performance cars are to survive.

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How a TAG Heuer smartwatch could deliver the best Android Wear experience yet

Consider this a plea from a TAG Heuer fanboy: Don't ditch moving parts. Instead, integrate a leaner, meaner Android Wear for the best of both worlds.

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TAG Heuer has a smartwatch plan and it's full of dials, designs and ideas

One of Switzerland's most revered luxury brands is joining the smartwatch party—just one year after its CEO told us, "I don’t see us taking a big risk."

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The Apple Watch is flirting with feature bloat, putting sublime simplicity at risk

Can a neverending list of features thrive on a 390-pixel display? Not when so many of those features have been borrowed from stumbling smartwatch predecessors.

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Apple Watch starts at $349 for 38mm Sport, while gold Edition model starts at $10K

Yes, you will pay extra for 42mm large-sized Apple Watches, but rumors of a $20,000 gold Edition model proved untrue. Pre-orders begin April 10.

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The Huawei Watch is real, looks awesome, and will hit the US in gold, silver and black

Android Wear smartwatch styling is getting more sophisticated than ever, putting first-generation models to shame.

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Swiss luxury watchmakers reveal the horological smartwatch, a direct response to gadgety wearable crap

Frederique Constant, Alpina and Mondaine will be the first manufacturers to release watches powered by MotionX step and sleep tracking. And the watches looks fantastic.

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Apple wants its cars in production by 2020, report says

Bloomberg says Apple wants a car on the assembly line within five years. The company is certainly hiring automotive brainpower aggressively.

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LG's Watch Urbane brings all-metal luxury to Android Wear watches

The specs look identical to the G Watch R, but just look at the new upmarket aesthetics.

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Pixie is a 'Location of Things' key-fob doohickey that helps you find all your things

Pop these bad boys on things you need to catalog, track and locate. You can then hunt for lost items with an augmented reality app.

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RadioShack through the ages: 8 adorable images from the fallen giant's vault

RadioShack may be gearing up to call it quits, but—wow—look at all this amazing consumer electronics history.

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Microsoft reveals Surface Hub, an 84-inch, 4K touchscreen for office collaboration

Perhaps the best feature? Microsoft says it's solved the pain and friction of simply joining a videoconference.

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The super-thin ThinOptics reading glasses slip inside their own smartphone case

These insanely lightweight and durable readers grip your nose, then slide right into smartphone cases when you're done.

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Quell is a wearable pain manager that stimulates your brain's natural opiates

The basic TENS technology has been around for years, but now Quell has FDA approval to bring it to the consumer market.

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Vert is the wearable vertical leap monitor for high-flying hoops players

OK, it's one of the most mission-specific wearables you'll ever see. But if you care about jumping, it seems possibly game-changing.