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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Huawei Watch 2 Classic Review: Good watch but a missed opportunity for Wear 2.0

The Huawei Watch 2 Classic isn't a bad watch by any means, but it doesn't meet the lofty expectations set by the original model.

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Samsung Galaxy Gear 360: Great for the Galaxy S8, not so much for the iPhone

The Gear 360 is a cool little $230 camera that's perfect for Galaxy S8 owners who want to shoot 4K video or broadcast live.

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Google gives families simple sharing tools for events, notes, and photos

Family members are now able to set up a group that will make it easy to share appointments and lists with just a tap through Keep, Calendar, and Photos.

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Gmail vs Inbox: Which Google email client is right for you?

Gmail and Inbox are both excellent free clients. But which is the best one for your email needs?

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You'll soon be able to control IKEA's affordable smart lights with Assistant, Alexa, and Siri

IKEA's line of smart lights are already affordable, but now they will work with Google Home and Assistant, Amazon Alexa-powered devices, and Apple's HomeKit.

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Apple's updated Android 'Switch' campaign explains why people move to iPhone

Apple has unveiled a new website and series of videos that highlight several reasons to give up your Android phone and switch to iPhone.

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Today at Apple could make Apple’s growth troubles a thing of the past

Apple has officially launched its Today at Apple series of retail classes, and it could dramatically change the way we look at Apple stores.

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The LG X Venture is a rugged, durable smartphone with a killer battery

LG has announced the X Venture phone, which features a tough, rugged design, IP68 water and dust resistance, and a 4,100mAh battery.

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8 killer Google I/O reveals you probably missed

There was so much to take in at I/O 2017, some of the coolest announcements might have slipped under your radar.

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How Google Assistant, Home, and Lens will completely change the way you search

Google I/O may not have revealed any new hardware, but it did introduce a plethora of ways to integrate Google into everything we do.

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Android Auto shifts gears: Hands on with the new dashboard interface

Google has partnered with Volvo and Audi to build Android Auto right into the car, no phone required. We take a look at everything it can do.

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How to install the latest Android O beta on your Nexus or Pixel phone

If you want to check out the newest Android O features before they're officially released to the public, here's how to do it.

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The new Google Assistant: Hands on with the supercharged chatbot

We take a look at some of Assistant's best new features, and how they'll change the way you use your phone.

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Google Lens: 6 things we can't wait to try

Google's 2017 I/O keynote was heavy on AI and machine learning, and the best intersection of the two is Google Lens. Here are six things we are looking forward to testing.

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Google is reportedly eyeing an iOS Assistant app as it fires new salvo in the AI wars

A report from Android Police says that Google is planning to release an Assistant app on iOS, with an announcement possibly coming this week at Google I/O.