Michael SimonStaff Writer, TechHive

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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Ring beefs up its security with mandatory 2FA, suspends third-party trackers in mobile app

Ring flips on mandatory two-factor authentication in an effort to clean up its image.

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If the Galaxy S20 phones are too expensive for you, blame the Samsung Tax

Samsung’s quest to be the best has jacked up prices to unsustainable levels.

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The Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the iPhone moment folding phones have been waiting for

I got to use the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip for an hour and it changed my whole perception of folding phones.

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3 Samsung Galaxy S20 features Apple should borrow for the iPhone 12 (and three it shouldn't)

The Galaxy S20 is loaded with bells and whistles—some of which would be nice to see in the next iPhone.

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Samsung Galaxy S20 v S20+: How do the non-Ultra phones stack up?

Because most people won't be dropping $1,400 on a new Galaxy S20 Ultra, let's see how the "affordable" S20 phones stack up

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Samsung Galaxy Z Flip: 6 features and facts to know before buying

At long leak, Samsung has taken the wraps off its newest folding phone, the Galaxy Z Flip. Here are a few things you need to know about it.

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Samsung's Galaxy S20 makes you choose between a high refresh rate and high resolution

Samsung's Galaxy S20 is its first phone to have a 120Hz high-refresh-rate screen, but there's a catch.

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Galaxy S20 Ultra hands-on: Samsung’s pro phone is a monument to excess

The Galaxy S20 Ultra is loaded with everything Samsung could possibly put inside it. Except for a headphone jack.

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Samsung outs its new folding Galaxy flip phone in a surprising Oscar ad

Unpacked isn't for another two days, but Samsung just unveiled its new folding phone in a surprise Oscar ad.

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Flume Smart Water Monitor review: Smarter than your average leak detector

Flume is a smart leak detector that will save you money—even if it never detects a leak.

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Google celebrates Maps' 15th 'birthday' with new features and design

Google is celebrating Maps' 15th "birthday" with new design, icon, and features for its ubiquitous app.

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Google may have accidentally sent your private videos to some random person

Google has admitted that it accidentally distributed private videos to the wrong Google Photos users.

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Galaxy Z Flip preview: Samsung’s second foldable phone is a reboot, not a sequel

Samsung is set to announce a new foldable phone at February's Unpacked, and it's quite a departure from the Galaxy Fold.

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The final nail may have been driven into BlackBerry’s coffin

TCL has announced it will no longer make BlackBery Android phones as of August 31, 2020, which comes as a surprise to absolutely no one.

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Ring admits its Android app uses third-party trackers following EFF report

Ring's Android app uses multiple third-party trackers to deliver customer data to companies other than Amazon.

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