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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A $399 Pixel 3a could be the Google phone we should have gotten all along

Google is expected to unveil a new member of the Pixel family during its I/O keynote on May 7, and it could be the killer phone we've always wanted.

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Google's Wear OS gets glancy with swipeable Tiles for news, weather, timers, and more

Google is rolling out a new Wear OS feature that offers up quick information at a glance.

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Anki is shutting down, but its adorable Cozmo and Vector robots deserve a new home

Recode reports that Anki and its family of robots will be shutting down, but let's hope it's not the end.

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How to stop your iPhone videos from turning into a blurry mess on Android phones (and vice versa)

If you’ve ever sent a video to an Android friend, it probably ended up as a blurry, unwatchable mess. Here’s how to stop that from happening next time.

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Apple plays strong privacy card in battle with parental control apps, but offers few solutions

Apple defended tis decision to limit and remove some parental control and screen monitoring apps in a lengthy explanation, but it offers few solutions for developers.

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Mystery data breach reportedly exposes 80 million names, addresses, and income info in U.S.

A new data break has reportedly exposed personal data for up to 80 million U.S. households—and no one has any idea where it came from.

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Best Android phones 2019: What should you buy?

Looking for the best value in an Android phone, the best for photography, or the best at everything? We've tested them all and have our top picks right here.

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How to tell which iPad model you have

From a distance, you might not be able to tell two different iPad models apart. But it's easy to tell which one you have...if you know where to look.

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Ask Alexa and Google Assistant to open your garage door with these low-priced smart remotes

Make your garage door opener even smarter with these all-time-low deals on the Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener and the NEXX smart Wi-Fi remote.

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Verizon announces Galaxy S10 5G preorders and 20-city 5G expansion, but it’ll cost you

Verizon announces Galaxy S10 5G preorders starting at $1,300, 20-city 5G expansion for 2019, but it won't come cheap.

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Childish Gambino’s Pharos AR app unlocks a hidden universe of battery-draining beats and beasts

Childish Gambino has launched a new AR app on Google Play called Pharos, but watch your battery life.

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Google Fit arrives on iOS, but Wear OS smartwatches and Apple Health still won't play nice

Google has finally announced a standalone Google Fit app for iOS, but it lacks the ability to properly sync all of your exercise and workout data to Apple Health.

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Leaked Pixel 3a renders show a phone that seriously needs the right price

Official renders of the Pixel 3a have reportedly leaked, showing a phone with a plain design and big bezels. But with the right price, that won't matter.

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Best Galaxy S10e, S10, and S10+ cases: Top picks in every style

The Galaxy S10 is a beautiful phone, so it deserves a case that provides protection and good looks. Here are our favorites.

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Keychron K1 Wireless Keyboard review: Mechanical RGB magic beats backlit butterfly

With both Mac and Windows keys, the Keychron K1 is one of the few mechanical keyboards that can live in both worlds—and it may save MacBook users from butterfly hell.