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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Fortnite pulled from the Play Store as Epic accuses Google of blocking Android deals

Google has pulled Fortnite from the Play Store over billing while Epic Games says the Android maker kept Fortnite deals from going forward.

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Why the Microsoft Surface Duo already worries me as an Android user

Microsoft's Surface Duo costs more than the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, but it's clearly lacking in specs, power, and versatility.

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The Microsoft Surface Duo arrives in September with sky-high pricing

Microsoft has announced that the Surface Duo will begin shipping September 10 for $1,399.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs S20 Ultra: Which ultimate flagship should get all of your money?

Samsung is selling two incredibly powerful and incredibly big phones with Ultra in their name. Which one should you buy?

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Android users now have a personal earthquake detector right on their phone

Google has begun using Android phones to detect earthquakes and alert people in California when one is about to occur.

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They're not in the box but Samsung is still offering free earbuds with the Galaxy Note 20

Samsung has decided to dump the wired earbuds from the Galaxy Note 20 box, but you can still get a pair for free.

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Samsung takes pressure off Apple by dumping the Galaxy Note 20 earbuds

Samsung has removed the AKG headphones from the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra box—and now that Apple rumor doesn't seem so crazy.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 vs iPhone 11 Pro: This $1,000 spec showdown has a clear winner

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 and the iPhone 11 Pro cost the same but they're not created equally.

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If you ever set up a Google+ account, you might be due some money

Google has settled a class-action lawsuit over the Google+ data breach, and you might be able to claim some of the $7.5 million in payments.

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab S7+ delivers iPad Pro-level hardware—but Android (or DeX) is no iPadOS

Samsung's newest Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab S7+, is built to compete with the iPad Pro, but the software lets it down.

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Samsung’s Android update guarantee might actually be better than Google’s

Samsung has announced that all Galaxy S, Note, and Z devices will get three "generations" of Android updates.

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 is the right phone at the very wrong price

Samsung has forsaken the glass and the curves on the Note 20 to bring down the price down, but it still costs as much as the iPhone 11 Pro.

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Samsung’s new Galaxy Fold Z 2 is vastly improved, but now it needs a purpose

Samsung teased its next foldable phone, the Galaxy Z Fold2, at Unpacked, and it brings bigger screens, better cameras, and a smarter design. But does anyone need it?

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Samsung's incredibly powerful Galaxy Note 20 Ultra doesn't need to exist

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is the pinnacle of Samsung's design and engineering but it never should have been made.

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3 reasons to spend $1,000 on the Samsung Galaxy Note 20, and 3 reasons not to

If you're spending a thousand bucks on a phone, you might be better off buying the Galaxy S20 instead of the new Galaxy Note 20.