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.

Amazon has slashed prices on our favorite Samsung and Google Android phones for Prime Day

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.

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.

Save on iCloud, Apple Music, and movies with this $50 iTunes card for just $40 at Amazon right now

Save on iCloud, Apple Music, and movies with this $50 iTunes card for just $40 at Amazon right now

Amazon is selling a $50 iTunes card for $40 right now.

The Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earphones have dropped to their lowest price of the year

The Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earphones have dropped to their lowest price of the year

The Jabra Elite 65t True Wireless Earphones are just $120 on Amazon Prime Day, matching an all-time low.

The best Amazon Prime Day deals on Fitbit devices, smartwatches and fitness bands

The best Amazon Prime Day deals on Fitbit devices, smartwatches and fitness bands

Amazon has slashed prices on numerous Fitbit devices and smartwatches as part of its Prime Day extravaganza.

Google's RCS Chat for Android is the messaging service we should have gotten 5 years ago

Google's RCS Chat for Android is the messaging service we should have gotten 5 years ago

Google claims that it is finally serious about brining RCS Chat to all Android phones, but I'll believe it when I see it.

2020 iPhone rumors: 5G is coming, LCD is going away, and the XS might get a surprising downgrade

2020 iPhone rumors: 5G is coming, LCD is going away, and the XS might get a surprising downgrade

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts 5G and an OLED XR will debut in next year's iPhone, along with a smaller XS.

HP Chromebook x360 14 G1 review: A giant, powerful convertible that most people don't need

HP Chromebook x360 14 G1 review: A giant, powerful convertible that most people don't need

HP loaded up its Chromebook x360 14 G1 with some high-end parts, but the result is too unwieldy to work well as a convertible, and it's expensive, too.

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

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

Huawei has pushed back the release of the folding Mate X phone from June to September.

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.

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