Michael SimonStaff Writer, Greenbot

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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LG G6 Review: The right phone at the wrong time

LG reinvents its flagship handset with the G6, but its great screen and industrial design are almost certain to be overshadowed by the Galaxy S8.

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Google tweaks its Photos’ info interface to quickly show who’s in a pic

The newest update to the Google Photos app includes a small feature that will make identifying the people in your photos a whole lot easier.

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Galaxy S8+ gets high marks in battery test, but that might not tell the whole story

Phone Arena benchmarked the battery in the Galaxy S8+ and found that it got 8 hours, better than any other Android phone and even besting the iPhone 7. But Samsung's default settings limit the display's full potential.

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Report says Samsung's Tizen OS on smart TVs is a virtual playground for hackers

A researcher has uncovered some 40 serious vulnerabilities in Samsung's code that could be remotely exploited by hackers.

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DisplayMate confirms what we already knew: The Galaxy S8 has an awesome display

In its exhaustive testing, DisplayMate give Samsung's Galaxy S8 and S8+ the highest grade ever for a smartphone display, an A+.

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Apple finally refreshes the Mac Pro, but the model you want isn't coming this year

Apple throws a bone to its most demanding customers with a Mac Pro speed bump, promising a major overhaul next year.

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Google pushes 7.1.2 to Nexus, Pixel devices, bringing new multitasking for tablets

The new 7.1.2 Nougat update, part of the April security release, brings interface changes and a new multitasking window for the Pixel C, as well as minor changes for Pixel and Nexus phones.

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More people are using Android to get online than any other operating system, even Windows

The latest report of internet usage by StatCounter shows Android edging Windows as the most popular OS on any platform.

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No joke, Google lets you play Ms. Pac-Mac in Google Maps for April Fool's

As part of its annual April Fool's Day tricks and treats, Google has launched a playable Ms. Pac-Mac game right inside the Maps app.

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PSA: You probably don't want to use face recognition to unlock your Galaxy S8

A new video shows that the face-recognition unlocking on the Galaxy S8 is just as insecure as it's always been, allowing a photo to spoof the system.

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Hands-on with DeX, Samsung's bid to make your Galaxy S8 a desktop computer

Samsung is releasing a docking station called DeX alongside the S8, expanding your phone's screen to a desktop-sized environment.

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Verizon to begin installing a new piece of search-based bloatware on Android phones

Verizon has partnered with Evie to bring a new search-based launcher called AppFlash to Android phones to help you find content and help it learn more about you.

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Google to developers: Get on the 18:9 bandwagon or get left behind

In a post on its Android developers blog, Google urges developers to tune their apps for the new 18:9 ratio screens on the LG G6 and the Galaxy S8.

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AI test drive: Is Alexa on your phone as good as it is in your home?

We test Alexa on the iPhone and the Mate 9 to see if the expanded availability can replicate the experience we get on Amazon's devices.

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Samsung launches the Galaxy S8 with a stunning design and Bixby AI assistant

Samsung has emerged from the ashes of the Note7 debacle with the radically redesigned S8 and S8+, the first phones to include the Snapdragon 835 chip.