Michael SimonStaff Writer, Macworld

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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Apple’s next MacBook Pros might dump the Touch Bar, revive MagSafe

Two new reports from Ming-Chi Kuo and Mark Gurman claim that Apple is planning big changes for the next MacBook Pro: MagSafe and function keys.

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With the Galaxy S21, Samsung has finally figured out the iPhone's secret: Value

With the Galaxy S21, Samsung is delivering premium performance and design at a much cheaper price.

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8 quirks to know about the Samsung Galaxy S21 before you preorder

The Galaxy S21 is a great value at $800 but there are a few things you should know before preordering.

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Samsung's new Galaxy S21 lineup chooses refinement over reinvention

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S21 series with better cameras and lower prices.

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Samsung Galaxy S21 preview: New look, small changes, and a price cut

Samsung will unveil its newest flagship phones, the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra, at an Unpacked event Thursday. Here's everything we think we know about them.

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Apple report card: How we grade everything released in 2020

Apple launched a lot of new products in 2020. Here's what we think of all of them.

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If you just got a Samsung Galaxy S20 or Note 20, you should return it right now

No matter which Galaxy phone you got for Christmas, you might not want to keep it.

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Apple is reportedly testing two folding iPhones

A new report from the Economic Daily News claims that Apple is prototyping two different folding iPhones.

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Why 2021 could finally be the year of the Google Pixel

Google shifted gears with the Pixel 5, which could mean even bigger changes are on the way.

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Best USB-C power adapters for the iPhone 12: How to shop and what to buy

Apple isn’t supplying a power adapter with new iPhones anymore, so we’ve rounded up a list of our favorite ones.

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Best last-minute Apple deals: Deep discounts on Macs, iPads, AirPods and Apple Watches

All the best deals on Apple gear you can buy right now.

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Samsung all but confirms the Note 20 will be the last Galaxy Note ever

Samsung president TM Roh has basically signed the Galaxy Note's death warrant.

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Apple working on its first cellular modem, which could bring 5G to the MacBook

A new Bloomberg report claims that Apple has begun work on its first cellular modem, which could be a game-changer for the Mac.

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AirPods Max impressions roundup: A great fit with ‘really good sound’ and a terrible case

Those lucky enough to get their hands on a pair of AirPods Max headphones aren't sure they're worth the hefty price tag—but they're definitely nice.

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Apple launches AirPods Max with a ‘custom acoustic design’ and Digital Crown for $549

Apple’s holiday surprise is the AirPods Max, with active noise canceling, 20-hour battery life for a whopping $549.

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