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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Amazon’s Fire HD 8 tablet refresh brings faster speeds and slimmer bezels for slightly more

Amazon's new Fire HD 8 tablets bring more speed and a better design for $10 more.

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Apple's ‘biggest update’ to Logic Pro X in years brings Live Loops, no native iPad app

Apple unveils Logic Pro X.5, "the biggest update to Logic since the launch of Logic Pro X," so where's iPad support?

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Wyze Band review: You get what you pay for with this fitness tracker

The Wyze Band is one of the cheapest fitness trackers you can buy but unfortunately, you're getting what you pay for.

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13-inch MacBook Pro vs MacBook Air: Buy this or buy that?

Now that Apple has updated its entire lineup of notebooks for 2020, let’s that a look at the specs and break down which one you should buy.

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Google Drive gains an important security feature on iPhone, forgets Android exists

You can lock down the Google Drive app on iOS with Face ID or Touch ID but not on Android.

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The new 13-inch MacBook Pro: 5 killer upgrades Apple delivered (and 5 it didn’t)

Apple has unveiled the long-awaited update to the 13-inch MacBook Pro, with a new keyboard, more storage and more speed.

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Why 5G will give the iPhone 12 an advantage over every Android phone

Apple is set to launch an all-5G lineup with the iPhone 12, but if you were prepared for a price hike, you're in for a pleasant surprise.

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Your old Android phone isn't dead yet: 7 ways to make it run faster and last longer

Your old Android phone isn't dead yet, it just needs a little help. Reboot it, update the OS, clean out old apps and data, boost battery life and more.

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OnePlus 8 review: Android's mid-range champ has less bang for more bucks

The OnePlus 8 adds $100 to the cost of the 7T and ups the specs, but misses the mark on value.

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OnePlus 8 Pro review: A great phone that's no longer a great value

The OnePlus 8 Pro gives you everything you could possibly want in a phone, except the value that used to make it special.

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This random message notification will crash your iPhone before you even read it

A new iOS messaging bug will lock up and crash your iPhone with a single text.

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Nintendo account hack FAQ: What happened, who’s at risk, and how you can secure your ID

Nintendo has divulged that some 160,000 online accounts have been compromised. Here's what happened and how you can secure your persona information.

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The Verizon-exclusive Motorola Edge+ has high-end specs and a headphone jack for $1,000

Motorola’s return to premium Android phones is a 5G Verizon exclusive with no IP rating for $1,000. But it does have a headphone jack.

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You can finally play Fortnite on your Android phone without side-loading

Epic has announced that it is offering Fortnite for download in the Google Play Store after an 18-month standoff.

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Cord-cutting myths busted: Why you should stop worrying and dump cable

If you're not sure if cord-cutting is for you, we've broken down, busted, and dispelled the biggest myths that might be holding you back from saving serious money.

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