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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Google offers Pixel 3XL users free Play Store credit, promises bug fixes 'in the coming weeks'

Google has some good news for Pixel 3 owners: fixes are coming and free Play Store credit can be claimed.

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Unless Samsung is trolling us, a folding Galaxy phone is finally coming this week

Samsung is feeding the rumor mill with a clever nod to a folding phone just days before its developer conference.

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Android Confidential: What premium Android phones can learn from the iPhone XR

The iPhone XR is a new category of smartphone for Apple, and it's one I'd love to see Samsung and Google emulate.

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Why the new Mac mini makes me concerned about the upcoming Mac Pro

The Mac mini received its first update in more than four years, but it didn't deliver the kind of rethinking we thought it would. So what does that mean for the Mac Pro?

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Apple adds iPhone 8 and iPhone X to the list of phones it might throttle one day

Apple has quietly added the "performance management feature" to the iPhone 8 and iPhone X with iOS 12.1, but there shouldn't be anything to worry about.

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MacBook Air Hands-on: All-new but still very familiar

Apple's new MacBook Air adds everything we want in Apple's ultra-portable laptop without messing with the classic formula.

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iPad Pro Hands-on: The first Apple tablet that actually feels new

Apple has unveiled the new iPad Pro, with slim bezels, no home button, Face ID, and a whole new philosophy.

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OnePlus 6T hands-on: This time around it might actually be a flagship killer

OnePlus has unveiled its newest phone, the 6T, and this time it's being sold in carrier stores.

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Android security: Why Google's demands for updates don't go far enough

Google is forcing some Android phone makers to provide two years of security updates, but it's not as good as you'd think.

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Samsung may be plotting a Galaxy S10 blitz with 5G, folding screens...and no headphone jack

A new report outlines Samsung's plans for the Galaxy S10, which includes two new models at the low and high end.

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I just bought another of these Belkin 10-outlet surge protectors for $20 and you should too

Belkin's awesome heavy-duty 10-outlet surge protector is just $20 at Amazon today.

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Google Pixel Stand review: Too many locks and not enough ease

The Pixel Stand is a fine wireless charger, but only if you have a Pixel 3 and are willing to pay a premium for a Made by Google product.

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How to quickly manage and delete your Google search history

Google is rolling out new settings in Chrome and other browsers that make it easier to manage and delete your search history. Here's how to find them.

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Fitbit Charge 3 review: Smarter than the average fitness tracker

The Fitbit Charge 3 is technically a fitness band, but it just might become your go-to semi-smart watch.

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iPhone XR review roundup: Worth the wait

The first iPhone XR reviews are in, and people are surprisingly praising its design, screen, and camera.

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