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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Rumor suggests the Note8 will be a bigger S8+ that adds a missing feature

Reliable analyst Ming-Chi Kuo reports that the Note8 will sport a 6.4-inch screen and the dual camera system we were hoping the S8 would have.

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Xiaomi's Mi6 has the Galaxy S7’s looks, the S8’s power, and iPhone 7’s camera for half the price

Xiaomi has taken the wraps off its newest flagship, the 5.15-inch Mi6, bringing a Snapdragon 835 chip, 12MP dual camera, and big battery without breaking the bank.

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Google partners with PayPal to bring new checkout options for Android Pay

Google and PayPal have announced they are teaming up to allow users to access their accounts at store checkouts via Android Pay.

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Google expands Earth with new VR tours, but Daydream support nowhere to be seen

Google unveils a new Earth for Chrome and Android phones that gives you more places to visit and greater control over what you see.

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Galaxy S8+ Unboxing: A whole lot more than a phone

When we got word that our Galaxy S8+ was arriving, it was a pretty exciting affair. But we weren't expecting this.

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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.

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Huawei rolls out its Android Wear 2.0 watch in the U.S. with an eye on fitness, Android Pay

Android Wear fans looking for a wearable built for the latest generation of the OS have two new watches to choose from: the Huawei Watch 2 and Verizon Wear 24.

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People are disappearing from Google Photos albums, but a fix is coming

Some users on the Google Photos forum have complained that people were disappearing from their auto-generated albums, but Google is aware of the problem.

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Google's set to unveil a new Earth experience, possibly bringing Daydream support

As part of the Earth Day celebration, Google will showcase a new Earth experience at an event in New York City on April 18.

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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.

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Google Photos brings electronic stabilization to your old and shaky family videos

A new feature in the Google Photos app will stabilize videos in your library that weren't taken with a steady cam.

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Samsung's Bixby won’t support voice commands when it debuts on the Galaxy S8

In a statement ahead of the Galaxy S8's April 21 launch, Samsung has said that Bixby Voice won't be supported in the U.S. until later in the spring.

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Leaked OnePlus 5 specs show a handset built to take on the Galaxy S8

A leaked set of specs show OnePlus is gearing up for a splashy release with its next handset, with a Snapdragon 835 chip and a slimmed-down design.

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Fear not, early adopters: The Galaxy S8 might not be running Android 7.0 for very long

While it will be shipping with Android 7.0, there are signs that Samsung is looking to update the Galaxy S8 to Nougat 7.1 as quickly as possible.

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The ability to make audio calls in Duo is rolling out worldwide

Previously limited to users in Brazil, Google is rolling out audio calling in Duo to users all across the globe.