Michael SimonExecutive Editor, Macworld

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.

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5 reasons to buy a new 27-inch iMac rather than waiting for the Apple silicon transition

Apple has announced a “major update” to the 27-inch iMac, bringing faster processor, better graphics, and Pro XDR display options.

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Google Pixel 4a vs iPhone SE: Can a cheap Android handset beat Apple's best-ever budget iPhone?

The Google Pixel 4a not only undercuts the iPhone SE on price, it also brings some serious firepower to the battle for supremacy.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 preview: Bigger and better than ever with a price to match

Here’s everything we think we know about the next Galaxy Note and everything else Samsung is announcing at Unpacked 2020 on August 5.

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The $349 Google Pixel 4a is the perfect foil to the extravagant Samsung Galaxy Note 20

The Google Pixel 4a might have just upstaged Samsung's Galaxy Note 20 before it even arrives.

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Snapdragon 765G tested: We probably don't need premium Android phones anymore

The Snapdragon 765G isn't as fast as the 865, but is it good enough to turn Android's premium market on its head?

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Google Pixel 4a preview: Single camera, no 5G, arriving August 3

Google is preparing to launch the Pixel 4a, the anticipated follow-up to the best Android bargain of 2019

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How to remedy these five annoying Android issues that a restart won't cure

Not every Android problem requires a restart to fix—here are five that don't.

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How to use your iPhone as a webcam for video conferencing and virtual meetings

If you're in need a webcam for all the video conferences you're doing nowadays, your iPhone can carry the load.

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Google reportedly looking to take back control of Android from Samsung

Samsung and Google are reportedly eyeing a deal that would give Google Assistant and the Play Store a more prominent role on Galaxy phones.

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How to back up your Google Photos library and keep your metadata

If you want to create a full backup of your Google Photos library, you're going to lose all of your metadata. Here's how to keep it intact.

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The Asus ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion feel like the end of the Android gaming niche

The Asus ROG 3 and Lenovo Legion are loaded with every bell and whistle you could possibly cram into an Android phone, but who are they really for?

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Add a gigabit ethernet port to your Thunderbolt MacBook for just $23

Amazon is selling Apple's official Thunderbolt to Gigabit Ethernet Adapter for just $24 today.

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It sure sounds like OnePlus’s affordable and attractive 5G Nord will never come to the U.S.

OnePlus has announced the affordable Nord 5G, but don't get your hopes up about a U.S. release.

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The OnePlus Buds look, sound, and act like AirPods for a fraction of the price

OnePlus has unveiled its first pair of true wireless earbuds and they only cost $79.

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LG one-ups OnePlus with the U.S. launch of the mid-range 5G Velvet

LG has announced that its 5G-powered Velvet phone is coming to the U.S. this week.