Michael SimonStaff Writer, Greenbot

If it has a screen, battery or a plug, Michael Simon wants to play with it. He has been obsessed with technology since he bought his first ThinkPad—the one with the lift-up keyboard that let you swap out the drive. He's still waiting for that to come back in style.

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Google tweaks Clock app design in new 5.0 update

The new update to Google's Clock app rolling out to the Play Store doesn't bring any sweeping changes, but it makes navigation a little easier with the use of labels instead of icons.

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Instant Tethering lets you easily share your connection with nearby Android devices

Google is rolling out a new feature called Instant Tethering that lets Pixel and Nexus users instantly share their cellular connection with tablets.

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5 things the iPad Pro needs instead of skinnier bezels

After another disappointing quarter, it's clear that the iPad Pro hasn't reversed the trend of flagging sales, and it's time for Apple to shake things up.

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Google turns up the integration between Home, Play Music with new personalized playlists

Google Home now uses machine learning and location services to deliver the perfect Play Music mix for whatever you're doing.

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Google supercharges saved places in Maps with customization and sharing

You can create personalized lists of places and restaurants and share them with your friends in Google's latest Maps update.

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Honor 6X review: A $250 phone that feels like a million bucks

Honor continues its assault on the low-tier Android market with the 6X, a budget phone with a dual camera and a killer battery life.

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Google might be gearing up to remove millions of Play Store apps next month

Google begins to crack down on Play Store apps with dubious privacy policies, warning developers that it will take action beginning March 15.

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Now you can control your smart devices from your Pixel, no Google Home required

A new option in the Google Assistant settings lets you control your lights, thermostats, and cameras with your Pixel.

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Google merges YouTube, Play Music teams as it looks to create a streamlined experience

A new unit that combines the YouTube Music and Play Music teams looks to bring some clarity to Google's streaming music ambitions.

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Verizon announces its LG Sport watch rival, the LTE and NFC-enabled Wear24

With the first Android Wear 2.0 watches set to launch, the LG-Google co-designed Sport already has some competition from an unlikely source: Verizon.

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The six Android Wear 2.0 changes you should check out first

Android Wear 2.0 is a big improvement. Here are the things you'll want to do first to get acclimated.

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Android Wear 2.0 finally arrives, alongside two LG watches made in collaboration with Google

Two watches co-designed by Google and LG highlight the new features of Android Wear 2.0, but only the larger model gets to take advantage of Android Pay.

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Google smooths Pixel audio issues with latest security patch, but it may limit the volume

February security update includes a fix for an audio issue that affected some Pixel phones.

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Our favorite Android apps for tracking and trading stocks

If you're a market watcher, you're going to want to download these apps.

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Popular YouTubers can finally get their mobile live stream on — and make money doing it

Google finally flips the live-streaming switch on YouTube, opening the feature to all creators with more than 10,000 subscribers.