Michael Simon

Staff Writer

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.

Google I/O 2017: What to expect from this year's developer's conference

8 ways the iPhone 8 can beat the Galaxy S8

8 ways the iPhone 8 can beat the Galaxy S8

The Galaxy S8 might be the best phone of 2017, but the year's not over until the next iPhone makes its debut. Here's how Apple can take the crown back from Samsung.

Galaxy S8+ review: The future of Android is now

Galaxy S8+ review: The future of Android is now

With a stunning 6.2-inch screen and a brilliantly compact design, the Galaxy S8+ isn't just a new flagship from Samsung, it's the best phone anyone has ever made.

The 10 best features in Android O (so far)

The 10 best features in Android O (so far)

We've explored the developer's preview of Android O, the next version of Google's operating system, and found some exciting new things.

6 apps Apple really needs to make for Android

6 apps Apple really needs to make for Android

If Apple is ever planning to bring any more apps to the Play Store, I hope it's one of these.

MWC 17: What's coming, what's not, and what we really want to see

MWC 17: What's coming, what's not, and what we really want to see

The biggest Android event of the year is nearly upon us. Here's what you can expect to see (and not see) at Mobile World Congress.

Our favorite Android apps for tracking and trading stocks

Our favorite Android apps for tracking and trading stocks

If you're a market watcher, you're going to want to download these apps.

Report: Samsung probe blames Galaxy Note7 fires on faulty batteries

Report: Samsung probe blames Galaxy Note7 fires on faulty batteries

Samsung will reportedly release the results of its investigation into the exploding Galaxy Note7 handsets next week.

WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

WhatsApp vulnerability could expose messages to prying eyes, report claims

A vulnerability in the popular messaging service WhatsApp could allow Facebook to read supposedly encrypted messages.

You won't have to hear about the Galaxy Note7 on flights anymore

You won't have to hear about the Galaxy Note7 on flights anymore

The FAA has lifted the requirement for airlines to notify passengers of the Samsung Galaxy Note7 ban as nearly all units are returned.

Nokia returns to smartphones at long last, but you can't buy it (and probably don't want to)

Nokia returns to smartphones at long last, but you can't buy it (and probably don't want to)

The first new Nokia handset created under the HMD Global umbrella will be a budget phone only available in China.

2016 in review: The year in Android

2016 in review: The year in Android

Take a look back at the last 12 months of Android and a peek at what's to come.

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