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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The Huawei rollercoaster continues as Google gets a green light to license Android again

President Trump on Saturday announced that U.S. companies were once again able to do business with Huawei, ending a ban that was supposed to take effect in 60 days.

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15-inch MacBook Pro Battery Recall Program FAQ: Everything you need to know

Apple has issued a recall for the 15-inch MacBook Pro. Here's how to find out if your model is affected and how to get it fixed.

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Verizon’s $40 unlimited Visible service lifts its 5Mbps speed cap to welcome the Google Pixel 3a

Verizon's low-cost Visible service is removing the speed cap and bringing on the Pixel 3a for the same $40 monthly charge.

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Oppo announces the ultimate notch killer: an under-screen selfie cam

China-based phone maker Oppo has shown off a major advancement in the movement to kill the notch: an under-screen selfie camera.

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The Cardiogram app can finally tap into Fitbit's heart rate sensors

Cardiogram now works with Fitbit devices so users can visualize how stress, diet, or exercise affect their heart beat.

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The bigger MacBook Pro everyone’s waiting for might be priced more like a desktop than a laptop

Apple is tipped to be releasing a new 16-inch MacBook Pro later this year, but it might cost way more than the current model.

on macworld.com

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Ring Floodlight, Battery review: Not enough light and not enough smarts

The Ring Floodlight, Battery is one of the company's new Smart Lighting devices, but it's a little too dim, and a little too simple.

on techhive.com

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Google won't be making its own Android or Chrome OS tablets any more

Google has confirmed that it won't be making tablets anymore, and the world is a happier place.

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Google's RCS Chat for Android is the messaging service we should have gotten 5 years ago

Google claims that it is finally serious about brining RCS Chat to all Android phones, but I'll believe it when I see it.

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HP Chromebook x360 14 G1 review: A giant, powerful convertible that most people don't need

HP loaded up its Chromebook x360 14 G1 with some high-end parts, but the result is too unwieldy to work well as a convertible, and it's expensive, too.

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Huawei delays the launch of its $2,600 folding Mate X phone, surprising no one

Huawei has pushed back the release of the folding Mate X phone from June to September.

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Lenovo Smart Clock review: Great form compensates for a lack of function

The Lenovo Smart Clock is the smallest Google Assistant-powered smart display, both in size and stature, but it nails its core mission.

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Five burning Pixel 4 questions following Google's official 'leak'

Now that Google has revealed what the back of the Pixel 4 will look like, I have so many questions.

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Google shows off the Pixel 4's dual camera after leaks surface

Google just tweeted out a picture of the Pixel 4. It will have a dual camera and no fingerprint sensor on the back.

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The Opera GX browser is built for gamers with RAM and CPU limiters, RGB lighting, and Twitch

Opera has launched the Opera GX browser for gamers with RAM and CPU limiters, Twitch integration, and of course RGB lighting, among other features.