Michael SimonStaff Writer, PCWorld

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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Upgrading to a 5G phone: When's the right time?

With 5G expanding to more cities and more phones, we'll help you decide when to upgrade your 4G handset.

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You need this Echo Dot with Clock smart plug bundle deal in your life

Amazon is selling a new Echo Dot with Clock and a TP-Link Smart Plug Mini for $45 today, nearly half off what they usually cost separately.

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Google is turning on RCS for all in Android Messages as everyone wonders what took so long

Google has announced that it will be bringing RCS to Android Messages users in the United States, and we can all rejoice.

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The new Motorola razr preys on your 2004 nostalgia (and 2019 FOMO) with a $1,500 folding clamshell

Motorola has revised its RAZR phone for 2019 with a folding display and $1,500 price tag.

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The new MacBook Pro is nice, but it’s missing a few things I still want

The 16-inch MacBook Pro has finally arrived and it fixes many of the flaws that plagued its 15-inch predecessor. But it’s missing features that I want in a laptop.

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Upcoming Versa update offers a glimpse of a post-Google Fitbit OS

Fitbit has announced a new update to its mobile OS, and it brings a slew of features that will make your watch smarter.

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If you're not seeing the new Google Assistant on your Pixel 4, here's how to fix it

Even of you have the Google Pixel 4, the new Google Assistant might still be in hiding. Here's how to find it.

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The Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ are down to all-time lows and you should totally buy one

Amazon is taking $200 off the price of the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ today in a Black Friday preview sale.

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The Google Pixel 4 isn't getting monthly Android updates on time and that's a problem

Google says it might take weeks for the November Security Update to reach the Pixel 4. That's not good enough

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With the App Defense Alliance, Google Play Protect might actually keep malware off your phone

Google has announced a new alliance to augment its inadequate Play Protect malware detection system.

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How much of an Apple Watch ripoff is the Xiaomi Mi Watch? This much

Xiaomi is back to its old tricks but this Apple clone might be the worst of all.

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Here’s why Google’s Fitbit purchase is worth every penny—even if we never get a Pixel Watch

Google's purchase of Fitbit may bring about a whole line of Made by Google wearables, but that's not the main draw here.

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4 Fitbit features that are likely going away after the Google deal (and 4 that will get way better)

Now that Google’s purchase of Fitbit is official, let’s take a look at how things could change.

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The best Pixel 4 feature is coming to older phones—and it has nothing to do with the camera

Google has confirmed that the Pixel 4's Recorder app is coming to older Pixel phones.

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Google is buying Fitbit for $2 billion and the smartwatch wars just got real

Google has announced that it is acquiring Fitbit in a $2.1 billion deal that could dramatically alter the smartwatch landscape.

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