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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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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Best Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+ cases: Top picks in every style

If you want a case for your new Galaxy S9, check out our list to find the one that's right for you.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is big, expensive, and fragile. Here are the best cases we've found to protect it.

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Ghostery breaks out of the browser with Midnight, a privacy suite for your entire system

Ghostery's Midnight desktop app offers system-wide ad- and tracker-blocking for a fee.

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Alexa, Siri, and Google Assistant might soon all speak the same smart home language

Apple, Google, Amazon, and others have announced Project Connected Home over IP, which seeks to simplify to convoluted world of smart home devices.

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LG G8X ThinQ review: Finally, a second screen that’s actually kind of useful

The LG G8X isn’t just a phone, it’s a concept that fulfills LG’s longtime dream of building a phone with two screens.And it kind of works.

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Google makes it safer to text on Android phones, but end-to-end encryption is still MIA

Google has announced two new features for Android Messages: Verified SMS and spam protection.

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A maxed-out Mac Pro costs more than a 2020 Corvette coupe—wheels and all

The new Mac Pro is finally available for ordering, and it's as expensive as we though it would be.

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Apple Card Monthly Payments make it that much easier to buy an iPhone you can't afford

Apple is rolling out monthly installments for the Apple Card, which lets you spread the cost of an iPhone over two years.

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