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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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: This is what a $1,250 Android phone feels like

The Galaxy Note 9 is a lot of things, but cheap isn't one of them.

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Samsung celebrates the Galaxy Note 9 launch with Fortnite beta access and 15,000 free V-Bucks

Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet users will get exclusive access to the Fortnite beta on Android for "the next few days."

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a better S Pen, smarter camera, and astronomical price

The Galaxy Note 9 has a slightly larger screen, an improved S Pen, and AI-infused camera with a starting price of $1,000.

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iOS Screen Time vs. Android Digital Wellbeing: Which phone addiction fighter is best for you?

Apple and Google both have excellent systems for battling phone addiction, although they're still in beta. Here's how Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing stack up.

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Android Digital Wellbeing: How to sign up, set up, and break your bad habits

Google has released the Digital Wellbeing beta for all Pixel phones. Here's how to get it and get started.

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Android 9 Pie is here: What's new, what's awesome, and how to get it now

Google is rolling out the ninth version of Android and it's called Pie. Here's everything you need to know it.

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Android 9 Pie Overview and Gestures: How to get started and master the new navigation

Android 9 Pie introduces a brand new navigation that is based on gestures rather than virtual buttons. Here's how to get the most out of it.

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The iPad Pro needs more than smaller bezels to take on the Galaxy Tab S4 and Surface Go

9to5Mac has uncovered an icon in the iOS 12 beta that supposedly shows a radical new iPad Pro design. Let's hope its evolution is about more than bezels.

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5 reasons why the Moto Z3 5G phone is a giant gimmick that you shouldn't buy

Android's first 5G phone, the Moto Z3, is technically here, but it brings more questions than answers.

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The Galaxy Note 9 leaks early in Samsung preorder page and launch video

Here's everything we know (and think we know) about the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's next flagship phone.

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Apple gets its ultimate revenge on Michael Dell with the world’s first trillion-dollar market cap

AAPL briefly surpassed the fabled $1 trillion market capitalization, 20 years after Michael Dell famously said he’d shut down the company if he was in charge.

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab S4 is a work-first tablet built to take on the iPad Pro and Surface Laptop

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Tab S4, with a 10.5-inch screen and a renewed focus on productivity.

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Google thankfully bans Android phones with three notches or other exotic configurations

Google has outlined its camera cutout requirements for developers, and thankfully we won't be seeing a three-notch phone.

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Google takes on Apple, Windows with Chromebook attack ad as Amazon slashes Pixelbook prices

Google is running a new ad spotlighting Chromebooks' advantage over Mac and Windows PCs, namely longer battery life, less lag, and no viruses.

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Google's Smart Display UI is a peek at Android's voice-centric Fuchsia evolution

Lenovo's Smart Display runs an Android Things-powered OS that's light, intuitive, and deceptively powerful. And it could be coming to our phones next.