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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With the revamped Fit app, it’s looking more and more like Google is making a Pixel watch

Google has updated its Fit app for the first time in many months, bringing yet another clue that it is working on its own Pixel smartwatch.

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AI camera shootout: Samsung Galaxy Note 9 vs Huawei Mate 10 Pro and LG G7

Samsung has introduced its own AI-powered camera with scene optimizer on the Galaxy Note 9. Here's how it stacks up against the LG G7 and Huawei Mate 10 Pro.

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Fitbit Charge 3 hands-on: An all-week fitness tracker with the soul of a smartwatch

Fitbit has unveiled its new water-resistant Charge 3 fitness tracker with a bigger screen, better battery life, and some real smartwatch capabilities.

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You can try out a fresh slice of Android 9 Pie with more than 50% off the Essential Phone

Amazon is selling the Android 9 Pie-ready Essential Phone for just $224 today.

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T-Mobile will reportedly sell the OnePlus 6T, which is great… for everyone but you

A new report claims that OnePlus will finally sell its phones inside a U.S. carrier store. But that won't change anything for the better.

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If Apple wants to properly add Pencil support to the iPhone, it needs to copy the Galaxy Note 9

Apple is rumored to be adding Pencil support to the new OLED iPhones. Here's how that could work.

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Samsung can fix the Galaxy Note 9's biggest problem but it won’t

The Galaxy Note 9 might be the best Android phone you can buy if not for Samsung's stubborn refusal to follow Google's lead.

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Samsung's $1,000 Galaxy Note 9 makes Apple's $1,000 iPhone X seem like a bargain

Samsung has unveiled the Note 9, its first phone that tops $1,000, and it's a far cry from the iPhone X.

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Preorders open for the Galaxy Note 9 and it'll cost the same anywhere you get it

Whether you pre-order the Galaxy Note 9 from a carrier store, Best Buy, or Samsung, it'll cost the same price: $1,000.

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Samsung Galaxy Watch has an Android name but doesn't run Google's Wear OS

Samsung has unveiled an update to the long-in-the-tooth Gear S3 with a new name and a new look.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: This is what a $1,250 Android phone feels like

The Galaxy Note 9 is a lot of things, but cheap isn't one of them.

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Samsung celebrates the Galaxy Note 9 launch with Fortnite beta access and 15,000 free V-Bucks

Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet users will get exclusive access to the Fortnite beta on Android for "the next few days."

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The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a better S Pen, smarter camera, and astronomical price

The Galaxy Note 9 has a slightly larger screen, an improved S Pen, and AI-infused camera with a starting price of $1,000.

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iOS Screen Time vs. Android Digital Wellbeing: Which phone addiction fighter is best for you?

Apple and Google both have excellent systems for battling phone addiction, although they're still in beta. Here's how Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing stack up.

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Android Digital Wellbeing: How to sign up, set up, and break your bad habits

Google has released the Digital Wellbeing beta for all Pixel phones. Here's how to get it and get started.