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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Google Fit arrives on iOS, but Wear OS smartwatches and Apple Health still won't play nice

Google has finally announced a standalone Google Fit app for iOS, but it lacks the ability to properly sync all of your exercise and workout data to Apple Health.

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Leaked Pixel 3a renders show a phone that seriously needs the right price

Official renders of the Pixel 3a have reportedly leaked, showing a phone with a plain design and big bezels. But with the right price, that won't matter.

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Best Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ cases: Top picks in every style

The Galaxy S10 is a beautiful phone, so it deserves a case that provides protection and good looks. Here are our favorites.

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Keychron K1 Wireless Keyboard review: Mechanical RGB magic beats backlit butterfly

With both Mac and Windows keys, the Keychron K1 is one of the few mechanical keyboards that can live in both worlds—and it may save MacBook users from butterfly hell.

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Samsung pushes back Galaxy Fold release to 'run further internal tests' following poor reviews

After several poor reviews and broken devices, Samsung has reportedly decided to delay the launch of the Galaxy Fold originally planned for Friday, April 26.

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Anker's Roav Bolt brings Google Assistant to your car's 12V socket, even with an iPhone

Anker's new Roav Bolt brings Google Assistant and a pair of USB ports to your car for $50.

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Intel’s exit leaves Qualcomm in full control of the 5G smartphone modem roadmap

Just hours after Apple and Qualcomm settled their legal battle, Intel announced that it wouldn't be making a 5G smartphone modem anymore.

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Apple and Qualcomm surprisingly settle their legal differences, and it’s pretty clear who won

Apple and Qualcomm have surprisingly settled their legal case, with Apple agreeing to pay Qualcomm an undisclosed sum and royalties.

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6 things the Pixel 3a and 3a XL need to become Google's hero phones

Google has officially teased the arrival of a new Pixel phone, but there are some features it requires to be a success.

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How Apple’s iCloud authentication system fails to protect your account when using a browser

Apple’s 2FA iCloud system is generally very diligent about securing your account, especially when you have two devices, but it has one key flaw.

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First looks at the Samsung Galaxy Fold are equal parts awe, surprise, and crease concerns

The first early impressions of the Samsung Galaxy Fold have landed, and while most people are wowed by it, overall opinions are somewhat less than glowing.

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Fingerprint scanner face-off: Samsung Galaxy S10+ vs OnePlus 6T vs Galaxy S9 vs Apple's iPhone

Are the newer optical and ultrasonic fingerprint scanners actually better than the physical sensors? We put four of them to the test.

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Two-factor authentication explained: How to choose the right level of security for every account

Everything you need to know about two-factor authentication so you choose the right method for every account you own.

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Apple’s ‘courage’ to remove the headphone jack has created a brave new world

It’s been over two years since Apple opted to axe the headphone jack from the iPhone and guess what? Things are pretty good.

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Apple cuts the price of HomePod by $50, but it’s still too expensive

Apple has lowered the price of its HomePod smart speaker to $299, which is better but still not great.

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