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.

Verizon announces Galaxy S10 5G preorders and 20-city 5G expansion, but it’ll cost you

Childish Gambino’s Pharos AR app unlocks a hidden universe of battery-draining beats and beasts

Childish Gambino’s Pharos AR app unlocks a hidden universe of battery-draining beats and beasts

Childish Gambino has launched a new AR app on Google Play called Pharos, but watch your battery life.

Google Fit arrives on iOS, but Wear OS smartwatches and Apple Health still won't play nice

Google Fit arrives on iOS, but Wear OS smartwatches and Apple Health still won't play nice

Google has finally announced a standalone Google Fit app for iOS, but it lacks the ability to properly sync all of your exercise and workout data to Apple Health.

Leaked Pixel 3a renders show a phone that seriously needs the right price

Leaked Pixel 3a renders show a phone that seriously needs the right price

Official renders of the Pixel 3a have reportedly leaked, showing a phone with a plain design and big bezels. But with the right price, that won't matter.

Best Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ cases: Top picks in every style
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Best Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ cases: Top picks in every style

The Galaxy S10 is a beautiful phone, so it deserves a case that provides protection and good looks. Here are our favorites.

Keychron K1 Wireless Keyboard review: Mechanical RGB magic beats backlit butterfly

Keychron K1 Wireless Keyboard review: Mechanical RGB magic beats backlit butterfly

With both Mac and Windows keys, the Keychron K1 is one of the few mechanical keyboards that can live in both worlds—and it may save MacBook users from butterfly hell.

Samsung pushes back Galaxy Fold release to 'run further internal tests' following poor reviews
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Samsung pushes back Galaxy Fold release to 'run further internal tests' following poor reviews

After several poor reviews and broken devices, Samsung has reportedly decided to delay the launch of the Galaxy Fold originally planned for Friday, April 26.

Siri in macOS 10.15 might finally be able to set alarms and timers (plus Shortcuts and Screen Time)

Siri in macOS 10.15 might finally be able to set alarms and timers (plus Shortcuts and Screen Time)

A new 9to5Mac report says Siri Shortcuts, Screen Time, and iMessage effects may be on the way in macOS 10.15

Anker's Roav Bolt brings Google Assistant to your car's 12V socket, even with an iPhone

Anker's Roav Bolt brings Google Assistant to your car's 12V socket, even with an iPhone

Anker's new Roav Bolt brings Google Assistant and a pair of USB ports to your car for $50.

Intel’s exit leaves Qualcomm in full control of the 5G smartphone modem roadmap

Intel’s exit leaves Qualcomm in full control of the 5G smartphone modem roadmap

Just hours after Apple and Qualcomm settled their legal battle, Intel announced that it wouldn't be making a 5G smartphone modem anymore.

Apple and Qualcomm surprisingly settle their legal differences, and it’s pretty clear who won

Apple and Qualcomm surprisingly settle their legal differences, and it’s pretty clear who won

Apple and Qualcomm have surprisingly settled their legal case, with Apple agreeing to pay Qualcomm an undisclosed sum and royalties.

How Apple’s iCloud authentication system fails to protect your account when using a browser
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How Apple’s iCloud authentication system fails to protect your account when using a browser

Apple’s 2FA iCloud system is generally very diligent about securing your account, especially when you have two devices, but it has one key flaw.

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