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.

How to delete, disable, or limit your Facebook account

If the news of Facebook's data handling has got you spooked, here's how you can limit third-party access to your account.

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How Apple can use Google’s simple strategy with Android P to make a better iOS 12

Google's Android P update is a typical release, focusing on system-level enhancements rather than innovative features. What if Apple adopted a similar strategy for iOS 12?

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Apple’s next big display innovation could be microscopically small

Apple has a "secret" lab in Cupertino that is working on MicroLED displays, Bloomberg reports, which will bring screens that are brighter, thinner, and more power efficient.

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Android Wear becomes Wear OS by Google—let's hope bigger changes follow

Google has announced that it's changing the name of Android Wear to Wear OS, but it needs more than new branding to fix what ails it.

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The state of Android security: Great on Oreo, but most phones are missing out

Google has released its annual Android security support and it's done well to lock down the Play Store and phones running Oreo.

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How the new Versa and Ace will help Fitbit fight Apple Watch and ‘win the family’

Versa and Ace, the two newest members of Fitbit’s family of fitness trackers, represent a new focus on women and children with smaller, smarter devices.

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iPhone X Animoji vs. Galaxy S9 AR Emoji: Creation, tracking, sharing, and karaoke

Apple's Animoji on iPhone X has a competitor in AR Emoji on the Samsung Galaxy S9. Here's how they stack up.

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Samsung Galaxy S9 review: Incrementally better in all the right places

Samsung's Galaxy S9 isn't the revolutionary design breakthrough that the Galaxy S8 was, but it's no less of a great phone.

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Reading the Android 'P' leaves: 5 things the beta could tell us about the Pixel 3

The first Android P developer beta has landed and with it comes a host of new features due to arrive in Google's Pixel phones when it launches this summer. But what does it mean for the Pixel 3?

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Android P will have notch support and improve indoor mapping

Google has released the first developer preview of Android P, bringing support for notched displays and indoor location services.

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Three things Apple's cheaper MacBook Air will need to be a hit

A new rumor says that Apple is planning to release a cheaper MacBook Air sometime in the next few months. Here's what it needs to be a hit.

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Early tests show the Galaxy S9 beating iPhone X where it counts: The screen and camera

DisplayMate and DxOMark have crowned the Galaxy S9 and S9+ the king of phones in their screen and camera tests, but speed is another story.

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Android news from MWC 2018: 8 intriguing announcements you may have missed

Mobile World Congress 2018 wasn't just about Samsung's Galaxy S9 and AR Emoji. Here are some announcements you might have missed.

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5 ways the Galaxy S9 might be better than iPhone X

The Galaxy S9 probably isn't an iPhone X killer, but there are some things it does better.

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The Galaxy S9 is just the calm before the next big thing

Samsung's Galaxy S9 doesn't have the same wow factor that last year's model had, but that only means something big is on the horizon.