Michael SimonStaff Writer, PCWorld

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.

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How to secure, protect, and completely lock down your Android phone

Whether you just got a new Android phone or have had one for a while, it's probably not as secure as it could be. Here’s how to lock it down.

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Samsung’s Galaxy S10 will launch on Feb 20, and we only have one question: Will it fold?

Samsung has announced that it will be launching the Galaxy S10 on February 20 in San Francisco, just days before Mobile World Congress kicks off in Barcelona.

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Android at CES 2019: Eight intriguing announcements you might have missed

Now that CES is winding down, let's take a look at some of our favorite Android announcements.

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Lenovo shrinks its Google Assistant Smart Display into a 4-inch Smart Clock for music and alarms

Lenovo has unveiled its newest smart speaker, the 4-inch Smart Clock, with a minuscule form factor and Google Assistant built in.

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Apple’s iPhone privacy billboard is a clever CES troll, but it’s also inaccurate

Apple’s new billboard in Las Vegas touting the iPhone’s privacy features doesn’t quite tell the whole story.

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5 ways Apple's awful quarter could impact the iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch in 2019 and beyond

Tim Cook's letter to investors wasn't just a warning about the upcoming quarterly results—it was a sign that things could be changing at Apple.

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How to unlock and enable Developer options on any Android phone

Google provides a set of developer options on all Android phones, but you won't find them unless you know the secret code.

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Essential is no longer selling phones, but should we still believe in Andy Rubin's vision?

Essential has confirmed that it will be no longer selling the PH-1, the company's overhyped handset. But something new might still be on the way.

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Apple's gaslighting over bent iPads is a stunning response to a serious problem

Apple wants you to believe that bent iPads are normal—and that’s not acceptable.

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Boost your PC's sound with an all-time low price on the Logitech's awesome 2.1 Z523 speaker system

Amazon is selling the Logitech Z523 speaker system for $50 today, half off its retail price.

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Android Confidential: The Android phones and features that flew and flopped in 2018

2018 was filled with some great and some not-so-great Android phones and features.

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Anki Vector robot review: A magnetic personality covers a lack of smarts

Anki's Vector probably won't win you over as a traditional smart device, but its personality will melt your heart.

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The five coolest tech products that should have arrived in 2018 but didn't

Don't call them vaporware just yet, but there are some cool things that missed the 2018 deadline.

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If you've ever wanted to buy a Google Home Hub, this Target deal is too insane to pass up

Target is selling the Google Home Hub for $99 today—and you get two Google Home Minis for free.

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You can save up to $300 on a Pixelbook with Google’s incredible last-minute holiday deal

Google is knocking $250 off the entry-level Pixelbook, and some lucky buyers will also get a bonus $50 gift card.