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.

Nearly every iPhone XR is still in stock but don't be fooled: It'll still sell like crazy

iPhone XR vs iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max: Which one should you buy?

iPhone XR vs iPhone XS and iPhone XS Max: Which one should you buy?

Apple has unveiled three new iPhone models this year, and figuring out which one to buy is harder than ever. We're here to help.

Apple sends out colorful, creative invites to presumed Mac, iPad event

Apple sends out colorful, creative invites to presumed Mac, iPad event

Apple has invited members of the press to an event in Brooklyn on October 30 where new Macs and iPads are expected.

A new MacBook may be on the way, but I'm not buying one until Apple dumps Intel for its own chip

A new MacBook may be on the way, but I'm not buying one until Apple dumps Intel for its own chip

Invitations have gone out for Apple's October Mac and iPad event, but Ming-Chi Kuo is already predicting something better: an A-Series-powered MacBook by 2020. And that's the one I want.

Android Confidential: Drool all you want over the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, but don't buy one

Android Confidential: Drool all you want over the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, but don't buy one

Huawei's Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are two of the best phones of the year, loaded with features and specs you can't get just anywhere. But here's why you probably don't want to buy one.

Here's how to get a Google Pixel 3 (or two) without paying full price

Here's how to get a Google Pixel 3 (or two) without paying full price

Google's new phone is set to hit shelves on Thursday, but there are already plenty of great deals you can get right now.

Huawei Watch GT hands-on: Google wears out its welcome as long-lasting LiteOS emerges

Huawei Watch GT hands-on: Google wears out its welcome as long-lasting LiteOS emerges

Huawei's newest wearable looks like a Wear OS watch but the Watch GT doesn't run Google's operating system.

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro hands on: Enter the Matrix with the do-it-all Android phones

Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro hands on: Enter the Matrix with the do-it-all Android phones

The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro might be the two best Android phones ever made based purely on specs and features.

Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules

Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules

Whether the Google Pixel 3 XL is the best Android phone is up for debate, but it's the most advanced Pixel ever, and that's what matters.

The new Palm phone is basically a Verizon-exclusive smart pocket watch running Android Oreo

The new Palm phone is basically a Verizon-exclusive smart pocket watch running Android Oreo

The new Palm phone is here and it doesn't run webOS, or have a stylus, trackball, or a keyboard. In fact it's not even really a phone.

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

In case you haven't noticed—but I know you have—the Pixel 3 XL has a great big notch at the top of the screen. But how does it compare to other phones with camera cutouts? Let's take a look.

Google's Pixel 3 XL notch 'fix' is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google's Pixel 3 XL notch 'fix' is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google is offering an option to hide the notch on the Pixel 3 XL, but if you hate it that much you should just get a Pixel 3.

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