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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Android Auto goes fully hands-free as 'OK Google' support revs up

OK Google! As promised at I/O, Google is beginning to push its voice-controlled smartphone assistant to cars.

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Angry Birds maker is Hatch-ing a new subscription streaming game service on Android

The new mobile platform promises to free up space on your phone and create a collaborative environment, but at what cost?

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Stop pouting: Google’s Santa Tracker is updated just in time for the Christmas countdown

Keep the kids entertained all throughout the holiday season with the new Present Quest game.

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Gooligan worms its way into Android phones, compromises one million Google accounts

The malware is contracted by downloading apps from third-party stores.

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Microsoft takes the pain out of copying on Android with Clip Layer

Microsoft's new Clip Layer Android app rethinks the clunky text handles and makes it easy to grab chunks of text.

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LeEco continues LePush into U.S. with Amazon, retail partnerships

The China-based Android phone maker looks to increase visibility and kick start sales.

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Swiftkey's refreshed hub boosts privacy, speed

Clipboard, new languages and Incognito mode give third-party keyboard app an array of desktop-caliber features.

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The best video-streaming apps for Apple TV, from A to Z

Apple's fourth-generation set-top box can do a lot of things, but most of us use it to watch movies, TV shows, and other videos. These are our favorite apps for that.

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Microsoft Word Flow review: Software keyboard makes iPhone typing fun again

Alternative keyboard for iPhone has a helpful one-handed mode and support for swipe typing.

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Cannibalism is good, and other things I learned from 60 Minutes' Apple report

Charlie Rose talked to Tim Cook on 60 Minutes, and the interview was enlightening.

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HomeMonitor, Simplicam, and Netcam HD: Can any of them beat Dropcam?

Wi-Fi network cams aren't all created equal. We pit three newcomers against the crowd favorite, Dropcam.

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Apple Watch is about more than technology: It's fashion

From the name to the materials to the anticipated premium prices, Apple's wearable is staking its claim as a luxury item, not just an iPhone for your wrist.

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TodoMovies 3 for iOS review: For movie buffs who can't get enough movie news and info

TodoMovies is definitely created by and for movie lovers, but you don't have to be a film buff to appreciate its clever concept and excellent execution.

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With Amazon Wallet, the company gets to see what you still buy in the real world

For now, the app just stores gift cards and loyalty cards. But we think the company eventually wants to run every transaction through your Amazon account.

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Samsung SmartCam HD Pro review: Not so pro

Frustrations with the mobile and web apps overshadow everything we like about this Dropcam competitor.