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.

If Apple wants to properly add Pencil support to the iPhone, it needs to copy the Galaxy Note 9

Preorders open for the Galaxy Note 9 and it'll cost the same anywhere you get it

Preorders open for the Galaxy Note 9 and it'll cost the same anywhere you get it

Whether you pre-order the Galaxy Note 9 from a carrier store, Best Buy, or Samsung, it'll cost the same price: $1,000.

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: This is what a $1,250 Android phone feels like

Samsung Galaxy Note 9 hands-on: This is what a $1,250 Android phone feels like

The Galaxy Note 9 is a lot of things, but cheap isn't one of them.

Samsung celebrates the Galaxy Note 9 launch with Fortnite beta access and 15,000 free V-Bucks

Samsung celebrates the Galaxy Note 9 launch with Fortnite beta access and 15,000 free V-Bucks

Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet users will get exclusive access to the Fortnite beta on Android for "the next few days."

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a better S Pen, smarter camera, and astronomical price

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 has a better S Pen, smarter camera, and astronomical price

The Galaxy Note 9 has a slightly larger screen, an improved S Pen, and AI-infused camera with a starting price of $1,000.

iOS Screen Time vs. Android Digital Wellbeing: Which phone addiction fighter is best for you?

iOS Screen Time vs. Android Digital Wellbeing: Which phone addiction fighter is best for you?

Apple and Google both have excellent systems for battling phone addiction, although they're still in beta. Here's how Screen Time and Digital Wellbeing stack up.

Android 9 Pie Overview and Gestures: How to get started and master the new navigation

Android 9 Pie Overview and Gestures: How to get started and master the new navigation

Android 9 Pie introduces a brand new navigation that is based on gestures rather than virtual buttons. Here's how to get the most out of it.

Google Pixel 3 rumors: Google leaks Oct. 4 as probable launch date

Google Pixel 3 rumors: Google leaks Oct. 4 as probable launch date

The third generation of Google's Pixel flagship phone is due to land this fall, and we already know a lot about it.

The iPad Pro needs more than smaller bezels to take on the Galaxy Tab S4 and Surface Go

The iPad Pro needs more than smaller bezels to take on the Galaxy Tab S4 and Surface Go

9to5Mac has uncovered an icon in the iOS 12 beta that supposedly shows a radical new iPad Pro design. Let's hope its evolution is about more than bezels.

iPad 2018 rumors: iOS 12 beta 5 hints at rounded display corners for iPad Pro
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iPad 2018 rumors: iOS 12 beta 5 hints at rounded display corners for iPad Pro

If you want to get a sense of where the iPad will go in 2018, look to the iPhone X.

5 reasons why the Moto Z3 5G phone is a giant gimmick that you shouldn't buy

5 reasons why the Moto Z3 5G phone is a giant gimmick that you shouldn't buy

Android's first 5G phone, the Moto Z3, is technically here, but it brings more questions than answers.

The Galaxy Note 9 leaks early in Samsung preorder page and launch video
Updated

The Galaxy Note 9 leaks early in Samsung preorder page and launch video

Here's everything we know (and think we know) about the Galaxy Note 9, Samsung's next flagship phone.

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