Michael SimonStaff Writer, Macworld

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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The Fitbit Sense is the first wearable built for a post-pandemic world

Fitbit has unveiled the Sense, a brand-new smartwatch that tracks stress, skin temperature, and heart rhythms.

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AirPods Pro are at rock-bottom prices and you can get them right away

Amazon is selling Apple’s AirPods Pro for $220 today and they’re actually in stock.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra review: A love note to Note lovers

The Galaxy Note 20 Ultra is the best phone Samsung has ever made. But you already know that.

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Galaxy Note 20 features are coming to the S20—but the best is probably missing

Samsung is pushing several Note 20 features to the Galaxy S20 with the One UI 2.5 update, but it doesn't look like adaptive refresh will make it.

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Razer cleans up for the office with sleek 'Productivity Suite' peripherals

Razer ditches the black and the RGB for a clean, colorless look with its new "productivity" Pro Click mouse and Pro Type keyboard.

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A new BlackBerry phone is coming in 2021 with Android, 5G, and a physical keyboard

Texas-based startup Onward Mobility has announced that a new BlackBerry phone is coming in 2021 with 5G, Android, and a keyboard.

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Google Pixel 4a vs Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra camera shootout: Are these pictures really worth $1,000?

The Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra costs nearly four times as much as the Pixel 4a. But are the pictures four times better?

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Samsung guarantees 3 Android upgrades for its bargain Galaxy A-series phones

Samsung has announced that its Galaxy A51 and A71 phones will be getting three generations of Android updates, joining the Galaxy S, Note, and Z lines.

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Get ready for remote learning with $50 off the latest iPad mini

Amazon has slashed $50 off the iPad mini just in time for your back-to-school shopping.

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Fortnite pulled from the Play Store as Epic accuses Google of blocking Android deals

Google has pulled Fortnite from the Play Store over billing while Epic Games says the Android maker kept Fortnite deals from going forward.

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Why the Microsoft Surface Duo already worries me as an Android user

Microsoft's Surface Duo costs more than the Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra, but it's clearly lacking in specs, power, and versatility.

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The Microsoft Surface Duo arrives in September with sky-high pricing

Microsoft has announced that the Surface Duo will begin shipping September 10 for $1,399.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 20 Ultra vs S20 Ultra: Which ultimate flagship should get all of your money?

Samsung is selling two incredibly powerful and incredibly big phones with Ultra in their name. Which one should you buy?

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Android users now have a personal earthquake detector right on their phone

Google has begun using Android phones to detect earthquakes and alert people in California when one is about to occur.

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They're not in the box but Samsung is still offering free earbuds with the Galaxy Note 20

Samsung has decided to dump the wired earbuds from the Galaxy Note 20 box, but you can still get a pair for free.