Michael SimonStaff Writer, TechHive

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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HomeMonitor, Simplicam, and Netcam HD: Can any of them beat Dropcam?

Wi-Fi network cams aren't all created equal. We pit three newcomers against the crowd favorite, Dropcam.

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Apple Watch is about more than technology: It's fashion

From the name to the materials to the anticipated premium prices, Apple's wearable is staking its claim as a luxury item, not just an iPhone for your wrist.

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TodoMovies 3 for iOS review: For movie buffs who can't get enough movie news and info

TodoMovies is definitely created by and for movie lovers, but you don't have to be a film buff to appreciate its clever concept and excellent execution.

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With Amazon Wallet, the company gets to see what you still buy in the real world

For now, the app just stores gift cards and loyalty cards. But we think the company eventually wants to run every transaction through your Amazon account.

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Samsung SmartCam HD Pro review: Not so pro

Frustrations with the mobile and web apps overshadow everything we like about this Dropcam competitor.

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Fire Phone could pave the way for Amazon's global takeover

Jeff Bezos and Co. have built the world's first world-aware device.

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The Amazon phone's killer app could be shopping

Stay with us here, but what if Amazon's rumored phone isn't so much a phone as a pocket-sized personal shopper?

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Why the iPhone 6 should take a cue from the new HTC One

To stand out in a sea of 5-inch phones, HTC polished its signature look instead of redesigning from scratch—just like Apple.