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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Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules

Whether the Google Pixel 3 XL is the best Android phone is up for debate, but it's the most advanced Pixel ever, and that's what matters.

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The new Palm phone is basically a Verizon-exclusive smart pocket watch running Android Oreo

The new Palm phone is here and it doesn't run webOS, or have a stylus, trackball, or a keyboard. In fact it's not even really a phone.

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Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

In case you haven't noticed—but I know you have—the Pixel 3 XL has a great big notch at the top of the screen. But how does it compare to other phones with camera cutouts? Let's take a look.

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Google's Pixel 3 XL notch 'fix' is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google is offering an option to hide the notch on the Pixel 3 XL, but if you hate it that much you should just get a Pixel 3.

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Google Pixel 3 XL vs Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max: Which $1,000 phone is worth it?

The iPhone XS isn't so lonely anymore: The Google Pixel 3 XL has joined the Galaxy Note 9 in the four-figure realm. But how does it stack up?

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Pixel 3 XL camera first look: Awesome features you need to see in action

The Pixel 3 XL has a few super-cool camera tricks you won't find on any other phone. Watch as we show off some of our favorites.

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Pixel 3 and the rules of attraction: How Google is elevating Android with unsexy hardware

The Pixel 3 XL has arrived and it's exactly what everyone feared it would be, with a huge notch, overgrown chin and thick bezels. But pretty isn't the Pixel's game and it never will be.

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Google Pixel Slate hands on: This is what the next generation of Android tablets feels like

At its core, the Pixel Slate is a Chrome OS tablet with an optional keyboard and stylus, but it's really so much more than that.

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Google Home Hub hands on: Is there an Echo in here?

The Google Home Hub isn't just a competitor to the Amazon Echo, it's also one of best smart speakers I've ever seen.

on techhive.com

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Google Pixel 3XL hands on: A lot of phone, a lot of notch, and a lot of money

The Pixel 3 XL is here with an all-glass design, more powerful camera, and a giant notch.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is big, expensive, and fragile. Here are the best cases we've found to protect it.

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Google is shutting down Google+ after it exposed user data and neglected to tell anyone

After The Wall Street Journal reported that Google hid a Google+ breach for more than six months, the company announced it was shutting down the service for consumers.

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Facebook's Portal camera is an Echo Show rival focused on video calls, but will anyone trust it?

Facebook is taking preorders for a new Portal camera designed for video calls. But will anyone buy it?

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Made by Google Event 2018: What we expect and don't expect for Pixel, Google Home and more

Google is holding its annual Pixel event in New York City on Tuesday, but we're going to see a whole lot more than new phones. Here's everything we expect, don't expect, and hope to see at the big show

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Bait and fix: Apple is basically forcing you to get AppleCare for your new MacBook Pro

Apple has implemented a new policy that will render your MacBook Pro 'inoperative' if you try to fix it at home or through an unauthorized repair shop.

on macworld.com