Jon Phillips

Editor-in-Chief

Jon is the Editor-in-Chief of PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot & TechHive. He's been covering all manner of consumer hardware since 1995.

Google unleashes 'smart displays' loaded with Google Assistant (take that, Echo Show)

Pixel 2 XL review: A.I. magic on a 6-inch display

Pixel 2 XL review: A.I. magic on a 6-inch display

The Pixel 2 XL is a no-brainer upgradeā€”unless you already own the original Pixel XL. Here's your comprehensive look at Pixel 2 XL's marquee features, and how they rate.

Pixel 2 XL hands on: 5 reasons why you'll want Google's $849 superphone

Pixel 2 XL hands on: 5 reasons why you'll want Google's $849 superphone

Google says the Pixel 2 XL is designed to be "radically helpful." So let's dig into Google Lens, Portrait Mode, and other upgrades that make the Pixel flagship phone better than ever.

Galaxy Note 8 hands-on: This is how Samsung will make you forget Note 7 forever

Galaxy Note 8 hands-on: This is how Samsung will make you forget Note 7 forever

Think Galaxy S8+ with a clever pen and trick dual cameras. The Note 8 is at once very familiar, yet Samsung at its best.

HTC unveils the U11, a gorgeous 5.5-inch flagship phone with Amazon Alexa support

HTC unveils the U11, a gorgeous 5.5-inch flagship phone with Amazon Alexa support

The U11 has a stunning "liquid" body, and features Edge Sense, which lets you launch various apps with a squeeze of your hand.

Fender's Tone app replaces all your guitar's stomp boxes and pedals

Fender's Tone app replaces all your guitar's stomp boxes and pedals

Connect the Tone app to one of three Mustang GT digital guitar amps, and you'll have 1,000-plus effects at your fingertips.

Samsung DeX review: 7 productive days using the DeX dock and a Galaxy S8+ as a desktop PC

Samsung DeX review: 7 productive days using the DeX dock and a Galaxy S8+ as a desktop PC

Offering a full HD desktop with resizable windows, Samsung's dock turns the Galaxy S8 and S8+ into a surprisingly able PC replacement.

Samsung DeX turns your Galaxy S8 into a shockingly good desktop PC

Samsung DeX turns your Galaxy S8 into a shockingly good desktop PC

Despite a few annoyances, Samsung's DeX dock for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ provides a remarkably PC-like experience, and might compel you to leave your laptop at home.

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45: Hands on with the swankiest Wear watch of all

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45: Hands on with the swankiest Wear watch of all

Luxe to the nth degree, the Modular 45 is also endlessly customizable. But prices for this Android Wear 2.0 watch range from $1,650 to "if you have to ask..."

Hands on with the HTC Bolt, a 5.5-inch, Android 7.0 phone exclusive to Sprint

Hands on with the HTC Bolt, a 5.5-inch, Android 7.0 phone exclusive to Sprint

The Bolt comes with great-sounding earbuds, and uses carrier aggregation for faster data.

LG V20 review: The Android phone for hardcore enthusiasts

LG V20 review: The Android phone for hardcore enthusiasts

It's not the best phone for photos or video, but the V20 is still a great all-around phone for Android fans who want a kitchen sink full of features.

Google Home review: Google puts its A.I. on a nightstand for the win

Google Home review: Google puts its A.I. on a nightstand for the win

There's no way to review Google Home in isolation. This hyper-aware voice-activated speaker is an Amazon Echo clone, but improves upon the original concept.

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