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.

The ultra-thin Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e has an OLED screen, Android Pie and no S Pen for $400

Samsung is offering a great deal on the Galaxy S10 before we even know how much it costs

Samsung is offering a great deal on the Galaxy S10 before we even know how much it costs

With a week to go until its unveiling, Samsung has opened up reservations for the Galaxy S10 with up to $550 off after a trade-in.

Samsung teases its folding phone again, but what are the odds we're actually going to see it?

Samsung teases its folding phone again, but what are the odds we're actually going to see it?

Samsung has once again teased the potential unveiling of a new folding phone, but will really get to see it this time? Here are three possible scenarios.

Mobvoi TicWatch E2 review: The standard for Wear OS is fast enough, cheap enough, and does enough

Mobvoi TicWatch E2 review: The standard for Wear OS is fast enough, cheap enough, and does enough

The Mobvoi TicWatch E2 won't blow you away, but you're not likely to find a smartwatch at this price that does as much.

Surprise, Opera's free VPN is back! Here's how to get it on your Android phone

Surprise, Opera's free VPN is back! Here's how to get it on your Android phone

Opera's VPN has returned as a browser feature after the standalone app was shut down last April. Here's how to get it on your phone.

5 ways to tidy up your Android phone, inspired by Marie Kondo

5 ways to tidy up your Android phone, inspired by Marie Kondo

Marie Kondo's "Tidying Up" show on Netflix inspires us to apply her eye for clearing clutter to our Android phones. Here's what we think she would do with an overstuffed smartphone.

4 ways the LG G8 ThinQ's time-of-flight front camera could be more than a gimmick

4 ways the LG G8 ThinQ's time-of-flight front camera could be more than a gimmick

LG has announced that its next flagship phone, the G8 ThinQ, will feature time-of-flight technology in the front camera. Here's how it could revolutionize selfie and security.

AT&T 5GE on iPhone and Android phones: What you need to know

AT&T 5GE on iPhone and Android phones: What you need to know

AT&T 5GE is rolling out to select Android phones and iPhones. Just don't expect any benefits quite yet.

Android Confidential: Three radical changes I want to see Google bring to Wear OS

Android Confidential: Three radical changes I want to see Google bring to Wear OS

If we're ever going to get a Wear OS watch to challenge Apple's dominance, some things will have change. Here are three ways to do it.

The folding phone in that leaked Samsung video is super cool, but here's why it's not the Galaxy F

The folding phone in that leaked Samsung video is super cool, but here's why it's not the Galaxy F

A leaked Samsung video has the Internet buzzing about what appears to be the first look at its folding Galaxy phone. I hate to burst your bubble, but this ain't the Galaxy F.

Nokia 3.1 Plus and 2V: Hands on with HMD's 'pure,' plastic push to bring value to budget Android

Nokia 3.1 Plus and 2V: Hands on with HMD's 'pure,' plastic push to bring value to budget Android

To kick off its new carrier partnerships, HMD has launched two exclusive phones: the Verizon 2V and Cricket 3.1 Plus. Here's why these budget handset matter.

Verizon's $40 unlimited Visible service on Android FAQ: What is it and how to switch

Verizon's $40 unlimited Visible service on Android FAQ: What is it and how to switch

Verizon is opening up its $40-a-month Visible plan to Android users after a period of iPhone exclusivity. Here's everything you need to know about the unlimited service.

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