Michael Simon

Executive Editor

Michael Simon has been covering Apple since the iPod was the iWalk. His obsession with technology goes back to his first PC—the IBM Thinkpad with the lift-up keyboard for swapping out the drive. He's still waiting for that to come back in style tbh.

Hands on: Samsung Galaxy SmartTags shine most within the SmartThings ecosystem

How Google could turn Android into just another subscription

How Google could turn Android into just another subscription

Google's recent changes to Photos suggests that the company is moving toward offering its software as a service. It could shed its Pixel phones and instead sell an Android launcher that worked on any phone, with a subscription for...

Samsung just out-Googled the Pixel at guaranteeing Android updates

Samsung just out-Googled the Pixel at guaranteeing Android updates

Samsung is promising four years of security updates for more than 130 Galaxy phones.

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: All of Android for somewhat less

Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra review: All of Android for somewhat less

The Samsung Galaxy S21 Ultra is less expensive than the S20 Ultra, and it's still Samsung's best and most full-featured phone to date. It is very big, though.

Galaxy S21 FAQ and buyer’s guide: Where, why, and how to buy Samsung’s latest flagship

Galaxy S21 FAQ and buyer’s guide: Where, why, and how to buy Samsung’s latest flagship

Here's everything you need to know about the Galaxy S21 before you decide to buy.

Samsung Galaxy S21 review: A premium phone that's a great value
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Samsung Galaxy S21 review: A premium phone that's a great value

The Samsung Galaxy S21 isn't a huge upgrade over the S20, but it makes smart sacrifices to reach its best price in years

Galaxy S21 Exynos 2100 vs Snapdragon 888: Samsung's CPU might finally be ready for prime time

Galaxy S21 Exynos 2100 vs Snapdragon 888: Samsung's CPU might finally be ready for prime time

We tested the Galaxy S21 with the Exynos 2100 processor and the Snapdragon 888 processor, and the results surprised us.

8 quirks to know about the Samsung Galaxy S21 before you preorder

8 quirks to know about the Samsung Galaxy S21 before you preorder

The Galaxy S21 is a great value at $800 but there are a few things you should know before preordering.

Samsung's new Galaxy S21 lineup chooses refinement over reinvention

Samsung's new Galaxy S21 lineup chooses refinement over reinvention

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy S21 series with better cameras and lower prices.

Samsung Galaxy S21 preview: New look, small changes, and a price cut

Samsung Galaxy S21 preview: New look, small changes, and a price cut

Samsung will unveil its newest flagship phones, the Galaxy S21, S21+, and S21 Ultra, at an Unpacked event Thursday. Here's everything we think we know about them.

If you just got a Samsung Galaxy S20 or Note 20, you should return it right now
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If you just got a Samsung Galaxy S20 or Note 20, you should return it right now

No matter which Galaxy phone you got for Christmas, you might not want to keep it.

Why 2021 could finally be the year of the Google Pixel

Why 2021 could finally be the year of the Google Pixel

Google shifted gears with the Pixel 5, which could mean even bigger changes are on the way.

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