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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This is Gear Fit2, Samsung's $179 bid to out-feature other fitness wearables

Built-in GPS. 4GB of music storage. Android notifications. And a pretty curved display. The Gear Fit2 packs a lot of razzle-dazzle for $179.

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Hands-on with Samsung's Gear IconX: Wireless earbuds with step and heart-rate sensors

Look closely, because this may be the future of mobile music playback: Completely wire-free earbuds with built-in data tracking.

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LG G5 review: LG's appetite for risk is admirable, but doesn't pay off

With an improved battery swapping system, the LG G5 isn't a bad phone, per se. But various other features probably looked better in the R&D lab than they do in real life.

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Why Appleā€™s quiet iPhone and iPad reveals are bigger deals than you think

They might lack sizzle, but the new iPhone SE and 9.7-inch iPad Pro fill important market niches.

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Ring Video Doorbell now has a 'Pro' version with improved camera and motion detection

Ring Video Doorbell Pro increases video quality to 1080p, supports 5GHz Wi-Fi, and let's you fine-tune security zones. The design is slimmer, but you better be ready for hard-wiring.

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LG G5 impressions: Our first 24 hours with LG's latest flagship phone

Ahead of the phone's official launch, LG sent us a "pre-production preview" version of the G5. It's been a mix of highs and lows.

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The iRobot Braava uses Roomba logic to wet-mop kitchens and bathrooms

Picking up where Roomba leaves off, the Braava has three different cleaning modes to tackle challenges that just aren't appropriate for a robot vacuum cleaner.

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The new Angry Birds movie whitewashes a depraved history of avian terrorism

Think about the Angry Birds. No, really, think about them. Now ask yourself if they're not the bird version of ISIS.

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BMW M2 first drive: Exhilarating, tossable, and thoroughly driver-full

Let's hit pause on the driverless tech discussion. The BMW M2 uses hardcore German engineering to form a blockade against the forward march of robot-driven cars.

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As driverless cars win human rights, we risk losing our innate human fight

A self-driving computer algorithm may be the equivalent of a human driver as far as the NHTSA is concerned, but now is not the time to give up the driver's seat.

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R2-D2 Moving Refrigerator detained on CES show floor due to immigration dispute

Haier Asia has the rights to show off the RD-D2 Moving Refrigerator in Asia, but the precocious beer-serving droid currently remains under wraps at CES in Las Vegas.

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The Ehang 184 is a single-passenger drone that transports people (yes, people) at 11,000 feet

We can't wait to see what the FAA and Department of Homeland Security have to say about Ehang's flying machine.

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Petcube Protect turns quirky cat toy into a full-on home security camera

Now, besides amusing your pets with a remote-controlled laser pointer, you can keep tabs on home security as well.

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Hands on with Alpha 2, an 'interactive family robot' that tells bedtime stories and teaches yoga

The Alpha 2 from UBTech might cost $1,300, but you have to pay to play in the pricey world of service droids.

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The Sensorwake smell-based alarm clock has a nagging bacon deficit

You can wake to the smell of chocolate, peppermint and espresso, but, inexplicably, not bacon.