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.

Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules

The new Palm phone is basically a Verizon-exclusive smart pocket watch running Android Oreo

The new Palm phone is basically a Verizon-exclusive smart pocket watch running Android Oreo

The new Palm phone is here and it doesn't run webOS, or have a stylus, trackball, or a keyboard. In fact it's not even really a phone.

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

In case you haven't noticed—but I know you have—the Pixel 3 XL has a great big notch at the top of the screen. But how does it compare to other phones with camera cutouts? Let's take a look.

Google's Pixel 3 XL notch 'fix' is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google's Pixel 3 XL notch 'fix' is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google is offering an option to hide the notch on the Pixel 3 XL, but if you hate it that much you should just get a Pixel 3.

Pixel 3 XL camera first look: Awesome features you need to see in action

Pixel 3 XL camera first look: Awesome features you need to see in action

The Pixel 3 XL has a few super-cool camera tricks you won't find on any other phone. Watch as we show off some of our favorites.

Pixel 3 and the rules of attraction: How Google is elevating Android with unsexy hardware

Pixel 3 and the rules of attraction: How Google is elevating Android with unsexy hardware

The Pixel 3 XL has arrived and it's exactly what everyone feared it would be, with a huge notch, overgrown chin and thick bezels. But pretty isn't the Pixel's game and it never will be.

Google Pixel Slate hands on: This is what the next generation of Android tablets feels like

Google Pixel Slate hands on: This is what the next generation of Android tablets feels like

At its core, the Pixel Slate is a Chrome OS tablet with an optional keyboard and stylus, but it's really so much more than that.

Google Pixel 3XL hands on: A lot of phone, a lot of notch, and a lot of money

Google Pixel 3XL hands on: A lot of phone, a lot of notch, and a lot of money

The Pixel 3 XL is here with an all-glass design, more powerful camera, and a giant notch.

Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Top picks in every style
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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is big, expensive, and fragile. Here are the best cases we've found to protect it.

Made by Google Event 2018: What we expect and don't expect for Pixel, Google Home and more

Made by Google Event 2018: What we expect and don't expect for Pixel, Google Home and more

Google is holding its annual Pixel event in New York City on Tuesday, but we're going to see a whole lot more than new phones. Here's everything we expect, don't expect, and hope to see at the big show

LG V40 review: The V stands for Victory (and Very expensive)

LG V40 review: The V stands for Victory (and Very expensive)

After a string of disappointing handsets, LG has finally released a phone you might actually want to buy. But probably not at this price.

Meet the LG V40 ThinQ: More screen, more battery, more cameras, and more fun

Meet the LG V40 ThinQ: More screen, more battery, more cameras, and more fun

LG has unveiled the V40, with a 6.4-inch OLED display and five cameras: two on the front and three on the back.

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