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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Fitbit Versa Lite and Inspire HR hands-on: Affordability will look great on your wrist

Fitbit slims its lineup, trims prices with new Versa, Inspire, and Ace 2 in an effort to attract first-time wearable buyers.

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Attention enthusiasts: Amazon is blowing out the Razer Phone 2 for $500, a massive $300 discount

Amazon is selling the Razer Phone 2 for $500, $300 off its list price and the lowest we've ever seen.

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Touching holograms with HoloLens 2 is amazing, but phone AR is way more fun

Microsoft's HoloLens 2 is technically impressive, but it's still not a fully realized augmented reality experience.

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5 MWC Android announcements you might have missed but really need to know

MWC wasn't all about folding phones—here are five under-the-radar announcements you might have missed.

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Samsung's One UI: Six tips and tricks for mastering Android 9 on the Galaxy S9 and S10

One Ui is a massive change for Samsung's phones. Here's how to get the most out of it on your Galaxy S9 and S10.

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3 obstacles that folding phones like the Samsung Galaxy Fold and Huawei Mate X need to overcome

Folding phones are the next big thing, but here are three potential obstacles they need to conquer first.

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Apple needs to get into the folding game and save us from years of bad phones

I spent some time with the Huawei Mate X, and I have one takeaway: Apple, please make a folding phone.

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Samsung's Galaxy Home quietly gains more features, but it still doesn't have an official release date

Samsung hasn't officially unveiled anything new about the Galaxy Home, but I got to see some cool new features as part of a Bixby Routines demo.

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Folding phones aren't ready and 5G isn't here yet

Mobile World Congress is full of prototype phones that promise a future of folding handsets and blazing-fast 5G speeds. Just don't believe the hype.

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The LG V50 ThinQ is basically everything that's wrong with 5G

LG has unveiled the V50 ThinQ, which is basically a V40 with 5G. Sigh.

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LG G8 hands-on: Could the future of smartphones be in the palm of my hand?

The LG G8 looks a lot like the G7 it replaces, but it brings two new features that make it more forward-looking than anything LG has done in years.

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Nokia 9 PureView hands-on: All of the cameras and none of the gimmicks

The Nokia 9 has a unique hexagon camera setup with five cameras and a time-of-flight sensor to capture pics with stunning detail.

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Huawei Mate X hands-off: I saw the latest folding phone, but once again I couldn't touch it

On the heels of Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei has unveiled the Mate X 5G folding phone, but there's a lot we don't know about it.

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Oppo's phone tech goes futuristic with 5G and a 10X lossless zoom camera

Oppo showed off some interesting camera tech ahead of Mobile World Congress, but it's not yet in any new phones.

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Four ways Samsung’s Galaxy S10e blows away the iPhone XR (and four ways it doesn’t)

Samsung’s Galaxy S10e is clearly a response to the iPhone XR, Apple’s new lower-cost handset. But how does it stack up?

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