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.


New WhatsApp beta feature looks to eliminate the pain of embarrassing texts

Twitter users spots an experimental WhatsApp feature that lets you edit or kill messages after they've been sent.

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Google is killing its bold Hands Free payment experiment

While only limited to select stores in the Bay Area, Hands Free let you buy stuff just by saying, "I'll pay with Google."

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You can download Nintendo's Fire Emblem Heroes for iOS and Android today

Nintendo's latest mobile game is a freemium version of the popular console game, Fire Emblem.

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

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

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Huawei Mate 9 review: A giant phone with a small frame and big ambitions

Huawei’s first U.S. flagship takes aim at Samsung with a ton of screen packed into its svelte, slim body.

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Report: Samsung is bringing an updated Galaxy Tab S to Mobile World Congress

South Korea-based Naver dishes on Samsung's newest tablet, the long-awaited update to 2015's S2.

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Google pushes out 7.1.2 beta, but Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 won't get it

Google ends support for 2014 Nexus devices with latest Nougat beta.

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Razer brings Robin phone into its nest with Nextbit acquisition

Gaming company Razer scoops up cloud-based Android phone maker in a deal that allows Nextbit to operate as a standalone company.

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Leaked images reveal the LG Watch Style, Google's first Android Wear 2.0 device

One of two watches reportedly due to launch alongside Android Wear 2.0, the leaked image gives us the first clear look at the body, size, and digital crown of the new Google-LG watch.

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BitTorrent brings its free Live streaming service to Android

You can now watch NASA TV and TWiT through BitTorrent's lag-free streaming service right on your Android phone.

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Google Maps now shows how hard it will be to park at your destination

The new feature in Google Maps won't provide live updates, but the color-coded icon will provide an overview of the parking availability.

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LG leaks seemingly reveal G6, co-designed Google watches

A pair of purported official images reveal a near bezel-less G6 and two sizes of the smartwatch LG co-developed with Google.

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How to share your Android phone's connection with Wi-Fi hotspot

Your Android phone's connection can easily be broadcast to other devices that don't have cellular chips.

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Google Pixel 2 rumor roundup: Camera, waterproofing, chipset, and more

Google is looking to build on the success of its breakthrough Pixel phone with a killer follow-up.

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Facebook taps into NFC in Android phones for strong account security

Facebook beefs up its two-factor authentication with support for security keys over NFC on Android phones.