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.

Best Android phones 2019: What should you buy?

Amazon Prime Day 2019: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals
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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Year five of Amazon Prime Day is packed with good tech deals—and you can still find a few incredible bargains, too. To help you cut straight to business, we're highlighting the best of the best.

How to use Google's Family Link monitoring app

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.

Samsung Galaxy S8: Everything you need to know, all in one place
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Samsung Galaxy S8: Everything you need to know, all in one place

This is your one-stop shop for Galaxy S8 specs, reviews, information, videos, and more.

Samsung's Connect Home smart hub/mesh router mash-up is finally going on sale

Samsung's Connect Home smart hub/mesh router mash-up is finally going on sale

Samsung has announced that preorders for its $170 Connect Home smart hub/Wi-Fi mesh router combo will start June 4 for release on July 2.

Sony outs launch details for its Xperia XZ Premium flagship and futuristic Touch projector

Sony outs launch details for its Xperia XZ Premium flagship and futuristic Touch projector

You can preorder Sony's flagship Xperia XZ Premium phone for $800 on June 12, while you'll have to spend $1,700 to be one of the first people on your block to own an Xperia Touch projector.

Google gives families simple sharing tools for events, notes, and photos

Google gives families simple sharing tools for events, notes, and photos

Family members are now able to set up a group that will make it easy to share appointments and lists with just a tap through Keep, Calendar, and Photos.

Gmail vs Inbox: Which Google email client is right for you?

Gmail vs Inbox: Which Google email client is right for you?

Gmail and Inbox are both excellent free clients. But which is the best one for your email needs?

The LG X Venture is a rugged, durable smartphone with a killer battery

The LG X Venture is a rugged, durable smartphone with a killer battery

LG has announced the X Venture phone, which features a tough, rugged design, IP68 water and dust resistance, and a 4,100mAh battery.

Google is reportedly eyeing an iOS Assistant app as it fires new salvo in the AI wars

Google is reportedly eyeing an iOS Assistant app as it fires new salvo in the AI wars

A report from Android Police says that Google is planning to release an Assistant app on iOS, with an announcement possibly coming this week at Google I/O.

Google moves Android out of the app and into the auto with Volvo, Audi partnerships

Google moves Android out of the app and into the auto with Volvo, Audi partnerships

Google has announced new partnerships with Audi and Volvo to deliver an Android-powered console and infotainment system built into their cars.

Google readies Duo, Assistant integration as its elevation of Allo continues

Google readies Duo, Assistant integration as its elevation of Allo continues

A teardown of the most recent Allo APK reveals that Google is readying integration with Duo and Assistant as it continues to improve the messaging app.

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