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.

New wireless charging AirPods rumor could mean Apple is finally going to release AirPower soon

New wireless charging AirPods rumor could mean Apple is finally going to release AirPower soon

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has reported that the long-delayed AirPods wireless charging case is on track to release in early 2019, which begs the question: Are we finally getting AirPower?

Apple AirPower wireless charging pad: Everything you need to know

Apple AirPower wireless charging pad: Everything you need to know

How does it work? Will it work with my iPhone? How much is it? We have answers to these questions and more.

Apple Music on Echo speakers is the best gift Apple will give its fans this year

Apple Music on Echo speakers is the best gift Apple will give its fans this year

Apple is teaming up with Amazon to offer Apple Music on Echo devices in December and we can't wait.

Apple is selling more iPhone XRs than any other model, but that might not mean much

Apple is selling more iPhone XRs than any other model, but that might not mean much

Apple VP Greg Joswiak has divulged that Apple has sold more iPhone XRs than any other iPhone since its Oct. 26 launch. Here's why that probably doesn't mean too much.

5 things the iPad Pro should steal from the Pixel Slate (and 3 things it shouldn’t)

5 things the iPad Pro should steal from the Pixel Slate (and 3 things it shouldn’t)

As its closest competitor, there are a few things the iPad Pro could learn from the Pixel Slate, as well as a number of things it should ignore.

Google Pixel Slate review: So close, yet so far, from being a perfect Chrome-Android tablet hybrid

Google Pixel Slate review: So close, yet so far, from being a perfect Chrome-Android tablet hybrid

Google's Pixel Slate is a tablet that wants to be a Chromebook, and it’s better at doing both than any other single device. But it’s still a serious work-in-progress.

T-Mobile is handing out free iPads and Apple Watches to new customers for Cyber Monday

T-Mobile is handing out free iPads and Apple Watches to new customers for Cyber Monday

T-Mobile is offering new Apple Watch Series 4 and iPads with LTE to any new customer for Cyber Monday.

Six tips for getting the most out of Apple's Black Friday-Cyber Monday shopping event

Six tips for getting the most out of Apple's Black Friday-Cyber Monday shopping event

Apple is running a four-day Black Friday shopping event, and while the deals aren't great, there are some ways to make sure you get the best possible deal.

Best Black Friday Android deals 2018: Google Pixel 3, Galaxy Note 9 and S9, and more
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Best Black Friday Android deals 2018: Google Pixel 3, Galaxy Note 9 and S9, and more

Black Friday is a great opportunity to pick up a brand new Android phone for a great price. Here are the best deals we've found so far.

Apple’s Black Friday sale lasts four times longer this year, but good luck finding actual deals

Apple’s Black Friday sale lasts four times longer this year, but good luck finding actual deals

Apple's Black Friday shopping event lasts four days this year, but the offerings are just as disappointing as ever.

Amazon has slashed Black Friday prices on iPads to lows we've never seen before

Amazon has slashed Black Friday prices on iPads to lows we've never seen before

Amazon is running a Black Friday sale on the 9.7-inch iPad, 10.5-inch iPad Pro and iPad mini 4 at crazy low prices.

Best Black Friday smartwatch and fitness band deals 2018: Fitbit, Samsung, Huawei, and more
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Best Black Friday smartwatch and fitness band deals 2018: Fitbit, Samsung, Huawei, and more

Whether you want to get in shape or in style, these Black Friday deals on wearable smart devices will save you money.

5 reasons iPad Pro won’t be your next computer

5 reasons iPad Pro won’t be your next computer

Apple really wants you to choose an iPad as your next computer. Here are five reasons why you should think twice.

Forget the crowds and stay home with $0.99 Google Play Store movie rentals on Black Friday

Forget the crowds and stay home with $0.99 Google Play Store movie rentals on Black Friday

Google is offering all rentals for 99 cents this Thanksgiving, which is perfect for the long weekend.

MacBook Air vs MacBook vs 13-inch MacBook Pro: Which of Apple’s small laptops is right for you?

MacBook Air vs MacBook vs 13-inch MacBook Pro: Which of Apple’s small laptops is right for you?

If you’re confused by Apple’s 12- and 13-inch MacBook offerings, we don’t blame you. Here’s what to buy, what to avoid, and what to consider when choosing between them.

iPhone XR vs Android’s best: A razor-thin margin of victory

iPhone XR vs Android’s best: A razor-thin margin of victory

Can Apple's newest iPhone stand up to the best Android handsets of the year—the Galaxy Note 9, Pixel 3 XL, and OnePlus 6T? We break it down by design, display, performance, camera, battery life and more.

Anki’s adorable Vector smart robot has a rare 30% cut at Amazon today

Anki’s adorable Vector smart robot has a rare 30% cut at Amazon today

Amazon is selling Anki's Vector smart robot for $175 today, 30 percent its list price and the lowest price we've ever seen.

If you think the Pixel 3 XL is ugly, take a look at the double-notch Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

If you think the Pixel 3 XL is ugly, take a look at the double-notch Sharp Aquos R2 Compact

The Sharp Aquos R2 Compact has two notches, and we can't look away.

A new Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ has arrived with Bluetooth 4.2 and dual-band Wi-Fi for $25

A new Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ has arrived with Bluetooth 4.2 and dual-band Wi-Fi for $25

Raspberry Pi is selling a new Model A+ with Bluetooth and WiFi for just $25.

OnePlus 6T review: Android's rebel phone goes mainstream—with a punkish purple streak

OnePlus 6T review: Android's rebel phone goes mainstream—with a punkish purple streak

The 6T is the first OnePlus phone to be sold in a carrier store, and it makes a strong first impression.

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