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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YouTube launches streaming TV service with 40 channels and unlimited cloud DVR storage

Google-owned YouTube has announced plans for a streaming TV bundle that includes all four major networks, ESPN, Disney, and others for $35 a month.

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Google promotes Keep note app to a G Suite core service, much to our relief

As a new core component of G Suite, Google integrates Keep into Docs, letting you edit and create notes without launching a separate window.

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Samsung ups the rich messaging ante with RCS support on all Marshmallow and Nougat phones

Samsung announces it will bring support for rich messaging to all Android 6.0 and later Galaxy phones, putting more pressure on carriers to support the RCS standard.

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With 10 million Cardboard viewers in the wild, Google showcases new AR, VR apps and games

Google announces Sky VR for Daydream and The Sims for Tango as part of its continued push to get AR and VR off the ground.

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Meizu announces battery breakthrough: A full charge in just 20 minutes

Meizu's Super mCharge 4.0 will fully charge an empty 3,000mAh battery in just 20 minutes.

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The LG G6 boasts everything we want in a phone, but is it enough?

LG's latest flagship would appear to deliver on design, durability, and battery life—but without any exciting features, it might struggle against other Android heavyweights.

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Google beefs up Play Store discovery, introduces strikethrough discounting

In an announcement at the Game Developer Conference, Google unveiled a series of initiatives designed to boost developers' success in the Play Store.

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Sony's Android-powered Xperia projector turns any flat surface into a touch screen

Due to ship this summer, Sony's Xperia Touch is a small household device that lets you interact with and manipulate screens and apps projected onto tabletops and walls.

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Sony's Xperia XZ Premium has a 4K HDR screen, super slow-mo

Sony's Xperia XZ Premium shines, quite literally. The first thing you notice about the new phone is the mirror finish that gives the device a sparkly appearance. It seems destined to require lots of polishing.

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Hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Tab S3: A tablet that works as hard as it plays

Android finally has a true iPad Pro competitor, but is there a market for it?

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Nokia now has three budget Android phones, but everyone will want the 3310 nostalgia model

HMD has expanded its line of Nokia handsets with a pair of budget phones, but the show-stopper is the updated retro model.

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Moto adds some premium flair to the budget G5 and G5 Plus

Lenovo brings an all-metal body to the latest Moto G series phones, the G5 and G5 Plus, and packs them with features for the same low price.

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Huawei goes all out at MWC with new P10 phones, Android Wear watches

Huawei unveils two new P10 flagships and a follow-up to the Huawei Watch, but the handsets won't be making their way to the U.S. anytime soon.

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Google will start adding Assistant to Nougat and Marshmallow phones this week

After months of exclusivity on the Pixel and Pixel XL, Google will allow all Nougat and Marshmallow phones in the U.S., Canada, the UK, Australia, and Germany to talk to Assistant.

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LG officially unveils the G6, and it's everything we thought it would be

LG swings for the fences with the G6, a flagship that dispenses with the gimmicks and packs a ton of screen into a slim body.