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.

Samsung Galaxy A50 review: A $350 phone that gives Galaxy a whole new meaning

Google Assistant can now remind other people to do things you don’t want to do

Google Assistant can now remind other people to do things you don’t want to do

Google is rolling out a new Assistant feature called assignable reminders, which allows you to tell other people in your family to do things.

If you bought an original Pixel, Google owes you $20—and maybe a lot more

If you bought an original Pixel, Google owes you $20—and maybe a lot more

Google has a settled a class-action lawsuit over microphone issues with the original Pixel—and you can get paid.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Galaxy S10: Which high-priced premium phone should you buy?

Samsung Galaxy Note 10 vs Galaxy S10: Which high-priced premium phone should you buy?

You need to be a forensic scientist to break down the differences between Samsung's Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy S10 phones. Or just read this article.

Why the more expensive Note 10+ is the only real choice for die-hard Note fans

Why the more expensive Note 10+ is the only real choice for die-hard Note fans

It's taken 10-odd versions, but Samsung has figured out the best way to maximize profits for its most expensive handset: Bait and switch.

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ hands-on: A new model changes the game, for better or worse

Samsung Galaxy Note 10+ hands-on: A new model changes the game, for better or worse

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Note 10 and Galaxy Note 10+, dividing the line between "good enough" and "great."

Why the war on smartphone bezels is going too far

Why the war on smartphone bezels is going too far

The war on smartphone bezels is going too far. As vendors shave off millimeters or even go edgeless, we're losing features and comfort along the way. But there's one phone that could save us.

Galaxy Note 10 preview: A phone so stacked and expensive, Samsung is already pushing deals
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Galaxy Note 10 preview: A phone so stacked and expensive, Samsung is already pushing deals

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10 is due to land at Samsung's Unpacked event on Aug. 7, but we already know a lot about it.

Samsung keeps the high-end Android tablet dream alive with the Galaxy Tab S6

Samsung keeps the high-end Android tablet dream alive with the Galaxy Tab S6

Samsung has unveiled its latest high-end Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab S6, with a Snapdragon 855 processor, Bluetooth-powered S Pen, dual camera, and an in-display fingerprint sensor.

Google just revealed that you won’t have to touch the Pixel 4 to use or unlock it

Google just revealed that you won’t have to touch the Pixel 4 to use or unlock it

Google has revealed that Pixel 4 will feature secure face unlock and the ability to control the screen by hand motions.

Samsung is ready to release the Galaxy Fold (again), but selling it won't be easy
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Samsung is ready to release the Galaxy Fold (again), but selling it won't be easy

Samsung has announced that the improved Galaxy Fold will be launching in September, with a new hinge, more apps, and a hard sell.

The ROG Phone II is an Android beast but Asus won’t tell you how much it costs

The ROG Phone II is an Android beast but Asus won’t tell you how much it costs

The Asus ROG Phone II leaves no spec unturned, but we really want to know how much it costs.

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