Jon PhillipsEditor-in-Chief, TechHive

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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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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.

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The Ring Stick Up Cam delivers two-way audio in a wireless security camera for $200

With the Ring Stick Up Cam, you can see—and talk to—people who are approaching your home from any direction.

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Google Glass version 2: New photos appear in FCC filing

None of the FCC documents call the device an "Enterprise Edition," but the user manual does make note of a green light that shines when the video camera is on.

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Google Pixel C review: A killer Android tablet with an unfullfilled productivity mission

A great hardware keyboard telegraphs the Pixel C's intentions. Now Google just needs to make Android a productivity OS.

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7 high-tech gadgets for wine, beer and cocktail lovers

We've been drinking alcoholic beverages for 8,000 years. So isn't it time for some real innovation?

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New Facebook tools help you manage awkward romantic break-ups

Rolling out on mobile first, the new Facebook features help you see less of former flames, and also limit your posts on their News Feeds.

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LG just cancelled its Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE smartwatch rollout

Well, that was a quick exit. We've been testing the Android Wear watch since last Thursday, and it's had reliability issues. And now our concerns have been validated.

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LG Watch Urbane 2nd Edition: My first 18 hours with LG's Android Wear watch-phone

Yep, the latest Watch Urbane makes voice calls. Performance has been spotty, but there's no disputing this is the most feature-packed Android Wear watch around.


The $1500 TAG Heuer Connected has a titanium case, custom dials, and fancy Swiss design flair

It won't come cheap, but TAG Heuer's new Android Wear watch will give you legit Swiss craftsmanship with all those awesome Google Now features.

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This is why the Nexus 6P is the Android phone you want next

Why would anyone buy a so-called "flagship" phone from one of Google's partners when this physical embodiment of Android Marshmallow is so crazy-freaking good?

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What Ford's self-parking Edge says about the dubious future of driverless cars

The 2015 Ford Edge crossover is packed with useful high-tech driving aids. It just can't always park itself, so keep your eyes on the road, and hands on the wheel.

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Shelby GT350R: Ford’s fastest Mustang shows high-tech can redeem American muscle

With magnetically controlled dampers and carbon-fiber wheels, the GT350R handles in the corners like no other Mustang before. Consider the exotic 526HP engine to be just a bonus.

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Google makes Android Wear for iOS official, giving Apple Watch a bit more competition

Will iPhone users even care about Android Wear watches? They might if they're fully vested in Google services, and want a round smartwatch.

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Frederique Constant smartwatch review: Time-tested activity tracking in a beautiful Swiss watch

It doesn't provide smartphone notifications, but this gorgeous Swiss watch tracks steps and sleep, and promises a generous two years of battery life.