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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Popular YouTubers can finally get their mobile live stream on — and make money doing it

Google finally flips the live-streaming switch on YouTube, opening the feature to all creators with more than 10,000 subscribers.

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Everything we think we know about the LG-Google watches

If the rumors are correct, the new watches co-designed by Google and LG are due to land this week. Here's what we've heard about them.

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Google Maps update puts a focus on navigation inside the app

A new Google Maps update brings a menu bar that makes it easier to get real-time driving directions, transit times, and information about nearby restaurants.

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Google Photos update tweaks interface to put focus on album, device folders

The new update to Google Photos includes interface tweaks and some hidden references to cool new features on the way.

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Google Now Launcher's days in the Play Store are numbered

Google has begin notifying developers that it plans to remove the Google Now Launcher from the Play Store soon as it transitions to a new method for phone makers.

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New Chrome beta feature looks to make web apps as powerful as native ones

Progressive Web Apps in Chrome give users the advantages of a native app but without needing to visit the Play Store to download anything.


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.