Michael Simon

Staff Writer

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.

Google Fit update finally brings strength training feature to all Android Wear 2.0 watches

Google highlights 60 app and game nominees for second annual Play Awards

Google highlights 60 app and game nominees for second annual Play Awards

Google has unveiled this year's nominees for its annual Play Awards, spotlighting 60 apps and games in a wide array of categories.

Seeing red: Samsung to offer software fix for tinted Galaxy S8 displays

Seeing red: Samsung to offer software fix for tinted Galaxy S8 displays

In response to customer complaints about overly red Galaxy S8 displays, Samsung will be pushing out a software update soon that provides "a further enhanced ability to adjust the color setting."

Now it's personal: Google Home picks up support for multiple accounts, voice recognition

Now it's personal: Google Home picks up support for multiple accounts, voice recognition

In an update rolling out to all U.S. users, Google Home will now support up to six users and be able to differentiate between who is speaking for personalized briefings and playlists.

HTC looks to put the squeeze on the S8 with a new grip-sensing flagship phone
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HTC looks to put the squeeze on the S8 with a new grip-sensing flagship phone

HTC will reportedly release a Snapdragon 835-powered phone on May 16 that uses touch-sensitive bezels to control the screen.

Rumor suggests the Note8 will be a bigger S8+ that adds a missing feature

Rumor suggests the Note8 will be a bigger S8+ that adds a missing feature

Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the Note8 will sport a 6.4-inch screen and the dual camera system we were hoping the S8 would have.

Xiaomi's Mi6 has the Galaxy S7’s looks, the S8’s power, and iPhone 7’s camera for half the price

Xiaomi's Mi6 has the Galaxy S7’s looks, the S8’s power, and iPhone 7’s camera for half the price

Xiaomi has taken the wraps off its newest flagship, the 5.15-inch Mi6, bringing a Snapdragon 835 chip, 12MP dual camera, and big battery without breaking the bank.

Google partners with PayPal to bring new checkout options for Android Pay

Google partners with PayPal to bring new checkout options for Android Pay

Google and PayPal have announced they are teaming up to allow users to access their accounts at store checkouts via Android Pay.

Google expands Earth with new VR tours, but Daydream support nowhere to be seen

Google expands Earth with new VR tours, but Daydream support nowhere to be seen

Google unveils a new Earth for Chrome and Android phones that gives you more places to visit and greater control over what you see.

Galaxy S8+ Unboxing: A whole lot more than a phone

Galaxy S8+ Unboxing: A whole lot more than a phone

When we got word that our Galaxy S8+ was arriving, it was a pretty exciting affair. But we weren't expecting this.

Galaxy S8+ review: The future of Android is now

Galaxy S8+ review: The future of Android is now

With a stunning 6.2-inch screen and a brilliantly compact design, the Galaxy S8+ isn't just a new flagship from Samsung, it's the best phone anyone has ever made.

Huawei rolls out its Android Wear 2.0 watch in the U.S. with an eye on fitness, Android Pay

Huawei rolls out its Android Wear 2.0 watch in the U.S. with an eye on fitness, Android Pay

Android Wear fans looking for a wearable built for the latest generation of the OS have two new watches to choose from: the Huawei Watch 2 and Verizon Wear 24.

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