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.

galaxy s9 front

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.

on macworld.com

mwc entrance

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.

galaxy s9 screen

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.

galaxy s8 vs s9

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.

galaxy s9 color range

Galaxy S9+ vs. iPhone 8 Plus vs. iPhone X: Spec showdown

Samsung newest flagship phone, the Galaxy S9+, brings better specs, an improved camera, and an Animoji competitor. So how does it stack up to Apple's latest?

on macworld.com

sony xz2 screen

Sony Xperia XZ2 hands-on: An entertainment powerhouse that looks as good as it sounds

The new Xperia XZ2 is like no other phone Sony has made, with a big screen, beautiful slim-bezel design, and a working fingerprint sensor in the U.S.

sony xz2 screen

Sony swings for the fences with the 18:9 Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact

Sony's newest flagship phones, the Xperia XZ2 and XZ2 Compact bring a new design, a new screen, and a working fingerprint sensor.

Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+

The Galaxy S9 looks like an S8 on the outside, but is all new on the inside

Samsung is sticking with the same Infinity Display design for the Galaxy S9, but its camera, processor, and emoji game have received serious upgrades.

nokia 8110 retro

Nokia goes retro again with the 8110, but who's really going to buy it?

Nokia's 8110 is another retro release from HMD Global, but this time around the game is getting old.

lg v30s blue

LG's V30S ThinQ has last-generation speed and next-generation smarts

LG has unveiled the V30S ThinQ, which pumps the V30 with more RAM, more storage, and super smarts.

Pixel 2 XL Assistant

Google takes Assistant worldwide with new languages and custom phone integrations

Google is expanding Assistant to 30 languages by the end of the year and working with OEMs to build custom integrations into upcoming phones.

galaxy s9 teaser

MWC 2018: Samsung's Galaxy S9 reveal and everything else you need to know

Here's everything you need to know about Mobile World Congress before the big show starts next week.

meltdown spectre

Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: How the critical CPU flaws affect PCs and Macs

The Meltdown and Spectre CPU bugs are very serious, and the fixes can create serious slowdowns in PCs, Macs, and other devices. Here's everything you need to know.

essential phone ocean blue

Essential Phone PH-1 review: Sorry, even limited-edition colors won't make it less terrible

Essential has announced that the PH-1 is finally available in ocean depths blue, but a new color won't fix what ails this phone.

huawei mate 10 pro logo

Top FBI, CIA, and NSA officials all agree: Stay away from Huawei phones

The heads of the FBI, CIA, and NSA warned U.S. customers from buying Huawei phones and said they would never consider buying one for themselves in testimony on Capitol Hill this week.