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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Android Confidential: Drool all you want over the Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro, but don't buy one

Huawei's Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro are two of the best phones of the year, loaded with features and specs you can't get just anywhere. But here's why you probably don't want to buy one.

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Here's how to get a Google Pixel 3 (or two) without paying full price

Google's new phone is set to hit shelves on Thursday, but there are already plenty of great deals you can get right now.

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Huawei Watch GT hands-on: Google wears out its welcome as long-lasting LiteOS emerges

Huawei's newest wearable looks like a Wear OS watch but the Watch GT doesn't run Google's operating system.

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Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro hands on: Enter the Matrix with the do-it-all Android phones

The Huawei Mate 20 and Mate 20 Pro might be the two best Android phones ever made based purely on specs and features.

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Google Pixel 3 XL review: Winning the game by rewriting the rules

Whether the Google Pixel 3 XL is the best Android phone is up for debate, but it's the most advanced Pixel ever, and that's what matters.

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The new Palm phone is basically a Verizon-exclusive smart pocket watch running Android Oreo

The new Palm phone is here and it doesn't run webOS, or have a stylus, trackball, or a keyboard. In fact it's not even really a phone.

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Android Confidential: Just how big is that notch on the Google Pixel 3 XL anyway?

In case you haven't noticed—but I know you have—the Pixel 3 XL has a great big notch at the top of the screen. But how does it compare to other phones with camera cutouts? Let's take a look.

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Google's Pixel 3 XL notch 'fix' is dumb and you should just buy a regular Pixel 3 instead

Google is offering an option to hide the notch on the Pixel 3 XL, but if you hate it that much you should just get a Pixel 3.

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Google Pixel 3 XL vs Galaxy Note 9 vs iPhone XS Max: Which $1,000 phone is worth it?

The iPhone XS isn't so lonely anymore: The Google Pixel 3 XL has joined the Galaxy Note 9 in the four-figure realm. But how does it stack up?

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Pixel 3 XL camera first look: Awesome features you need to see in action

The Pixel 3 XL has a few super-cool camera tricks you won't find on any other phone. Watch as we show off some of our favorites.

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Pixel 3 and the rules of attraction: How Google is elevating Android with unsexy hardware

The Pixel 3 XL has arrived and it's exactly what everyone feared it would be, with a huge notch, overgrown chin and thick bezels. But pretty isn't the Pixel's game and it never will be.

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Google Pixel Slate hands on: This is what the next generation of Android tablets feels like

At its core, the Pixel Slate is a Chrome OS tablet with an optional keyboard and stylus, but it's really so much more than that.

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Google Home Hub hands on: Is there an Echo in here?

The Google Home Hub isn't just a competitor to the Amazon Echo, it's also one of best smart speakers I've ever seen.

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Google Pixel 3XL hands on: A lot of phone, a lot of notch, and a lot of money

The Pixel 3 XL is here with an all-glass design, more powerful camera, and a giant notch.

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Best Samsung Galaxy Note 9 cases: Top picks in every style

The Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is big, expensive, and fragile. Here are the best cases we've found to protect it.