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.

Huawei delays the launch of its $2,600 folding Mate X phone, surprising no one

Lenovo Smart Clock review: Great form compensates for a lack of function

Lenovo Smart Clock review: Great form compensates for a lack of function

The Lenovo Smart Clock is the smallest Google Assistant-powered smart display, both in size and stature, but it nails its core mission.

Why Apple should follow Google's lead and 'leak' the iPhone 11 design early

Why Apple should follow Google's lead and 'leak' the iPhone 11 design early

Google shocked the world this week by revealing the entire back of the Pixel 4, cameras and all. Maybe Apple should do the same thing.

Five burning Pixel 4 questions following Google's official 'leak'

Five burning Pixel 4 questions following Google's official 'leak'

Now that Google has revealed what the back of the Pixel 4 will look like, I have so many questions.

Google shows off the Pixel 4's dual camera after leaks surface

Google shows off the Pixel 4's dual camera after leaks surface

Google just tweeted out a picture of the Pixel 4. It will have a dual camera and no fingerprint sensor on the back.

The Opera GX browser is built for gamers with RAM and CPU limiters, RGB lighting, and Twitch

The Opera GX browser is built for gamers with RAM and CPU limiters, RGB lighting, and Twitch

Opera has launched the Opera GX browser for gamers with RAM and CPU limiters, Twitch integration, and of course RGB lighting, among other features.

Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Google Pixel 3a: Which mid-range shooter should you buy?

Samsung Galaxy A50 vs Google Pixel 3a: Which mid-range shooter should you buy?

Samsung has launched the mid-range Galaxy A50 in the U.S. to take on the Google Pixel 3a, but which handset should you buy?

Fitbit Charge 3 vs Inspire HR: Which advanced fitness tracker is right for you?

Fitbit Charge 3 vs Inspire HR: Which advanced fitness tracker is right for you?

The Fitbit Charge 3 and Inspire HR trackers both offer smartwatch features with fitness and tracking and small grayscale screens. But which one is right for your wrist?

iOS chief Craig Federighi hints that someday Siri won't take over your whole screen—but not for a while

iOS chief Craig Federighi hints that someday Siri won't take over your whole screen—but not for a while

Apple VP Craig Federighi told an iPad fan that his dream of an unobtrusive Siri interface could happen, but not this year.

Google Assistant takes the wheel in Waze to bring hands-free reports and directions

Google Assistant takes the wheel in Waze to bring hands-free reports and directions

Google is rolling out full Assistant support in Waze to Android phones today.

iTunes changes on macOS 10.15 Catalina: Not quite dead, but a whole lot different

iTunes changes on macOS 10.15 Catalina: Not quite dead, but a whole lot different

Apple is breaking up iTunes into smaller apps in macOS 10.15 Catalina. Here’s everything you need to know about what’ new.

The star of WWDC wasn’t the Mac Pro or Dark Mode. It was privacy

The star of WWDC wasn’t the Mac Pro or Dark Mode. It was privacy

Apple unveiled a lot of new features during WWDC, but none was bigger than its privacy push.

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