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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Google 2017 in review: Hits, misses, and WTF moments

From the Pixel phones to Assistant, Google was everywhere in 2017. But it wasn't all great. We take a look at Google's step, stumbles, and serious falls over the past 12 months.

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Amazon Echo Spot review: This Alexa speaker is as sharp as it is smart

Amazon’s Echo Spot is its best smart speaker yet, with good looks, good sound, and a killer screen.

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Sorry, Apple Watch Series 3 LTE users: If you want to stop and start service it'll cost you

As the three-month promotion for Apple Watch Series 3 comes to an end, many users are going to want to suspend their cellular service. Here’s why it might end up costing more in the long run.

on macworld.com

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FCC votes to kill net neutrality in an unsurprising move. What happens now?

The FCC has voted to kill its own net neutrality rules in a 3-2 vote along party lines. Here's what will likely happen next.

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You can buy an iMac Pro on Dec. 14, but you can't upgrade the RAM

Apple has announced that it will begin selling its new iMac Pro on Thursday, December 14, but users won't be able to add RAM after they buy one.

on macworld.com

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Five ways the Snapdragon 845 chip will impact 2018 Android flagship phones

Qualcomm has unveiled its newest top-of-the-line processor, the Snapdragon 845,which will power the premium Android phones of 2018. Here's how it will change the way you use them.

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Amazon Prime Video finally arrives on Apple TV: Here’s everything you can watch

At long last, Amazon Prime Video has arrived on Apple TV.

on macworld.com

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Android 8.1 Oreo is here: What's new, what's changed, and what's awesome

We've got everything you need to know about all the new features of Android 8 Oreo.

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If your iPhone started crashing at midnight on Dec. 2, iOS 11.2 will fix it

Another widespread bug has hit Apple devices, this time affecting iPhones and iPads running iOS 11.1.2. In response, Apple has pushed out iOS 11.2 early.

on macworld.com

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Google's new data-tracking app could save money on your mobile bill

Google has launched a new app called Datally in the Play Store, and it's designed to do one thing: track apps that are gobbling up your data.

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OnePlus 5T review: A $500 mid-range phone with the heart of a $900 flagship

The OnePlus 5T refreshes the 5 with a new 6-inch screen and skinny bezels, and a camera that's better but still a step below the best.

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Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL: Everything you need to know about Google's new flagships

The follow-up to Google's flagship Pixel phone brings major changes. Here's what's different and not so different between the two phones.

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Huawei Mate 10 Pro review: A great phone that's not quite pro

Huawei's Mate 10 Pro is a great phone with a fantastic chip, stellar battery life, and a killer camera, but its "pro" features leave a lot to be desired.

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OnePlus 5T first thoughts: This phone could have made a great Pixel 2 XL

The OnePlus 5T feels every bit as premium as the Pixel 2 XL does but costs a fraction of the price.

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OnePlus 5T upgrades the OnePlus 5's great specs with a new screen and design

OnePlus is back with the 5T, another mid-cycle refresh that brings a 6-inch screen, new design, and better camera.