Jon PhillipsEditor-in-Chief, Greenbot

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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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Samsung DeX turns your Galaxy S8 into a shockingly good desktop PC

Despite a few annoyances, Samsung's DeX dock for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ provides a remarkably PC-like experience, and might compel you to leave your laptop at home.

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The Pico Model C is the beer-brewing appliance for price-conscious beginners

At just $279 for early Kickstarter backers, the Model C is practically an impulse buy. This Picobrew machine also makes sanitization even easier, and is supported by iOS and Android apps.

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TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45: Hands on with the swankiest Wear watch of all

Luxe to the nth degree, the Modular 45 is also endlessly customizable. But prices for this Android Wear 2.0 watch range from $1,650 to "if you have to ask..."

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Samsung unveils Galaxy Book, a Windows 10 tablet aimed at the Surface-curious

Arriving in 10.6- and 12-inch versions, Samsung's new tablets are packed with productivity features—plus the inevitable extra trick for Samsung enthusiasts.

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PCWorld Show Episode 40: Android on Chrome OS, EVGA goes overboard, and Intel Coffee Lake

Jon, Gordon, and Melissa talk Android apps on Chrome OS, Pokemon Go, Intel Coffee Lake and EVGA's new thermal system.

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The wild, weird, and powerful PC hardware of CES 2017

No, CES isn't a "gadget" show. It's become one of the coolest PC enthusiast hardware shows on the calendar, and the 2017 event did not disappoint.

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The Ring Floodlight Cam uses Wi-Fi video recording and a 100dB siren to thwart crooks

For $249, the Ring Floodlight Cam may be Ring's most bad guy-unfriendly smart camera yet.

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The LG Levitating Portable Speaker plans to go airborne at CES

Now here's a product that does what it says it will do. It levitates. Apparently with aplomb.

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Hands on with the HTC Bolt, a 5.5-inch, Android 7.0 phone exclusive to Sprint

The Bolt comes with great-sounding earbuds, and uses carrier aggregation for faster data.

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LG V20 review: The Android phone for hardcore enthusiasts

It's not the best phone for photos or video, but the V20 is still a great all-around phone for Android fans who want a kitchen sink full of features.

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Google Home review: Google puts its A.I. on a nightstand for the win

There's no way to review Google Home in isolation. This hyper-aware voice-activated speaker is an Amazon Echo clone, but improves upon the original concept.

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Samsung Gear IconX review: Wireless earbuds with great sound—and lots of problems

You'll love the strong bass and 4GB of onboard storage, but these wire-free earbuds have scads of nagging drawbacks.

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Unboxing the Pixel phone: A 22-minute journey through first impressions

Jon Phillips (Android user), Blair Hanley Frank (iPhone user) and Gordon Mah Ung (curmudgeon) unbox the Google Pixel XL, and riff it out.

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Why I love Google's Pixel XL and think it's worth $769

It's fast. It's intelligent. And I've never used an Android phone quite so full of surprise and delight.

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Samsung officially halts Note7 sales, reiterates commitment to work with CPSC

As was the case with original Note7s, owners of replacement Note7s are encouraged to power down phones and request replacements or refunds.