Michael SimonStaff Writer, PCWorld

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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Folding phones aren't ready and 5G isn't here yet

Mobile World Congress is full of prototype phones that promise a future of folding handsets and blazing-fast 5G speeds. Just don't believe the hype.

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The LG V50 ThinQ is basically everything that's wrong with 5G

LG has unveiled the V50 ThinQ, which is basically a V40 with 5G. Sigh.

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LG G8 hands-on: Could the future of smartphones be in the palm of my hand?

The LG G8 looks a lot like the G7 it replaces, but it brings two new features that make it more forward-looking than anything LG has done in years.

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Nokia 9 PureView hands-on: All of the cameras and none of the gimmicks

The Nokia 9 has a unique hexagon camera setup with five cameras and a time-of-flight sensor to capture pics with stunning detail.

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Huawei Mate X hands-off: I saw the latest folding phone, but once again I couldn't touch it

On the heels of Samsung Galaxy Fold, Huawei has unveiled the Mate X 5G folding phone, but there's a lot we don't know about it.

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Oppo's phone tech goes futuristic with 5G and a 10X lossless zoom camera

Oppo showed off some interesting camera tech ahead of Mobile World Congress, but it's not yet in any new phones.

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Four ways Samsung’s Galaxy S10e blows away the iPhone XR (and four ways it doesn’t)

Samsung’s Galaxy S10e is clearly a response to the iPhone XR, Apple’s new lower-cost handset. But how does it stack up?

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Five reasons why you might want to buy Samsung's Galaxy S10 5G (other than its modem)

Samsung has taken the wraps off its first 5G phone, but its new modem might be the least interesting thing about it.

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The Samsung Galaxy Fold goes on sale April 26, but I already want the 3rd-gen model

Samsung has unveiled its Galaxy Fold handset, and I can't wait to see where it goes.

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Samsung Galaxy S10, S10+ and S10e hands-on: A crowded lineup brings more parity, less clarity

Samsung's new Galaxy S10 and S10 Plus are every bit as premium as previous generations, but the new model creates more confusion than choice.

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10 Samsung Galaxy S10, S10e, and S10+ features that actually surprised us

The Galaxy S10 has finally arrived, and Samsung actually had a few tricks up its sleeve.

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Galaxy S10 preview: One UI is the clean break from Android Samsung has always wanted

Samsung is rolling out its new One UI OS to the Galaxy S9 and soon-to-be-released Galaxy S10, but it's not the usual boring refresh.

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The ultra-thin Samsung Galaxy Tab S5e has an OLED screen, Android Pie and no S Pen for $400

Samsung has unveiled the Galaxy Tab S5e with a 10.5-inch OLED display and One UI for $400.

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Samsung is offering a great deal on the Galaxy S10 before we even know how much it costs

With a week to go until its unveiling, Samsung has opened up reservations for the Galaxy S10 with up to $550 off after a trade-in.

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Samsung teases its folding phone again, but what are the odds we're actually going to see it?

Samsung has once again teased the potential unveiling of a new folding phone, but will really get to see it this time? Here are three possible scenarios.