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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Apple Watch Series 3 review: The wearable leader runs out to an insurmountable lead

Apple Watch Series 3 with LTE won't replace your phone, but it will let you leave it behind a whole lot more often.

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How Google is using the Pixel 2 and Oreo to take Android back from its partners

The launch of the Pixel 2 is a warning shot to smartphone manufacturers: Our version of Android is better than yours.

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iPhone 8 vs Pixel 2: Battle of the smaller flagship phones

Apple and Google's small-screened phones still pack quite a punch. Here's how the two stack up head-to-head.

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Google Pixel 2 XL vs. iPhone X vs. Note 8: Phablet spec showdown

The three hottest phones from Google, Samsung, and Apple have some of the best specs around. But which one has the edge?

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How to use Google's Family Link monitoring app

Family Link is easy to set up and offers a powerful set of tools and safeguards for easing your kids into a dangerous online world.


How I fixed my Apple Watch Series 3 LTE connectivity problems

If you're experiencing issues with dropped LTE connections on your Apple Watch Series 3, there's an easy way to fix it.

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The LG V30 has a release date, and its timing is terrible again

Preorders for LG'S $800 flagship V30 phones start Oct. 5, just one day after Google unveils its Pixel 2 XL.

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The U.S.-bound Nokia 3310 3G gets a little smarter, but it’s still really dumb

HMD Global is releasing a 3G version of its Nokia 3310 reboot, and it's coming to the United States. But don't get too excited.

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Fitbit Ionic review: A great fitness tracker, a mediocre smartwatch

Fitbit's new Ionic smartwatch outpaces Apple and Android Wear watches when it comes to fitness tracking, but it falls short as a smartwatch.

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Super Mario Run speeds toward massive update, price cut

Nintendo has announced that a new version of Super Mario Run coming this week will bring modes, levels, characters, and a price cut.

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CCleaner hacked with malware: What you need to know

Avast Piriform says that hackers infiltrated its update servers to inject malware into a recent CCleaner release, targeting specific technology companies.

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Google buys 2,000 HTC employees for $1.1 billion to get instant smartphone chops

Google isn't buying HTC outright, but it's scooping up the engineering talent behind the Pixel phones for $1.1 billion.

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Google kicks off Android One in the U.S. with the Project Fi-equipped Moto X4

Google has launched its first U.S. Android One phone, the Moto X4, available for Project Fi service and costing $399.

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Spoiler alert: Google's Pixel event will still be more exciting than Apple's iPhone X reveal

Google's biggest announcement might have been spilled in a massive leak complete with pics and pricing, but that doesn't mean Google doesn't still have a lot to tell us.

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Amazon's updated Fire HD 10 is a fast, powerful iPad competitor for $150

Amazon has upgraded its Fire HD 10 with a Full HD screen, faster processor, more storage, and hands-free Alexa for just $150.