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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How Microsoft could improve Windows by being more like Apple

As Microsoft shuts down Windows 7, it has an opportunity to move Windows into a new era—and it could take a few lessons from Apple on how to do that.

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Samsung teams up with Microsoft to sell a weirdly practical phone that means business

The Samsung Galaxy XCover Pro is built for business, with support for Microsoft Team's Walkie-Talkie feature, military-grade drop protection, and a removeable battery.

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Please, Android phone makers, just give us better cameras, not more dumb gimmicks

2020 has barely begun and we already have out first camera gimmick of the year. Please make it stop.

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This Firefox vulnerability is so bad, the U.S. government is urging users to patch it immediately

Mozilla has issued a patch for its Firefox browser after a bug was found that could give a hacker complete control over a user's PC.

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CES 2020: 8 exciting Android announcements you might have missed

Folding prototypes, super-fast chargers, and gaming controllers are among the awesome Android annoucnements made at CES this year.

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Sonos lawsuit seeks ban on Google Home and Pixel device sales in U.S.

Sonos has filed a lawsuit claiming Google stole patents related to how speakers communicate with each other.

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Samsung's new Galaxy S10 and Note 10 Lite editions muddy its premium Android lines

Samsung has announced the Galaxy S10 Lite and Note 10 Lite, which bring "key premium features" at a lower price point.

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Five major Google products that might not live to see 2030

The last decade brought a lot of new headstones in the Google Graveyard, but some major products could be on the chopping block over the next 10 years.

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You can turn your iPad into a ‘laptop’ with Brydge’s trackpad keyboard

Brydge will soon sell a standalone trackpad and a keyboard with a built-in trackpad for the iPad.

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These Bose over-ear noise-canceling headphones have a wire, but they’re a steal at $129

Amazon is selling the Bose QuietComfort 25 Acoustic Noise Cancelling Headphones for $129, more than half off the MSRP and an all-time low price.

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A decade of Apple: The most impactful moments of the past 10 years

Apple had a decade filled with huge moments that will forever define the company.

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Building the perfect Android Frankenphone: The best parts of the best phones of the year

No Android phone is perfect. But what if we could build the phone of our dreams? Meet the Android Frankenphone.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 10 and Note 10+ cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is one of the most beautiful phones we've ever laid eyes on, so you're going to want to keep it safe.

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If you got a Pixel 4 for Christmas, you should probably return it

There's just too much wrong with the Pixel 4 right now to recommend it—even if you got one as a gift.

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How to set up your new Apple Watch: 5 things to do first

If you’ve got a new Apple Watch, there are a few things you’re going to want to do right away.

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