Michael SimonStaff Writer, Macworld

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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Apple's surprise iPod touch refresh has a faster processor, more storage, same everything else

Apple has unveiled the seventh-generation iPod touch with an A10 processor and a new 256GB storage option.

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Fitbit Inspire HR review: One size, many styles, fit all

Fitbit has returned to its roots with the Inspire HR, a fitness tracker that nails the basics.

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The Playdate gaming handheld is a Game Boy-Model T mashup by Firewatch publisher Panic

Mac and iOS app maker Panic has announced a new handheld video-game system called Playdate that has a black-and-white screen and a crank.

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Amazon's rumored wearable device reads your emotions by listening to your voice

Amazon is reportedly developing a new voice-powered device that can read human emotions.

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Leaked ARM memo suggests Huawei's losing access to yet more essential technology

A leaked ARM memo reveals that it is halting all business with Huawei, which could spell disaster for Huawei phones and Kirin processors.

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Google exposes G Suite issue that stored plain-text passwords on its servers for 14 years

Google has fixed a G Suite issue that left some passwords stored in plain text on its servers.

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How Google's Huawei license ban could change Android and smartphones forever

Google has informed Huawei that it will be pulling its Android app and Play Store license, leaving the future uncertain for the both companies.

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Google pulls Huawei's Android license: 5 reasons not to panic (yet) if you own a Huawei phone

Google is reportedly pulling its Play Store and Android app license from Huawei due to pressure from the U.S., government, but that doesn't mean your Huawei phone is turning into a brick.

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Asus ZenFone 6 hands on: Flipping the script to take on the OnePlus 7 Pro

The ZenFone 6 isn't another forgettable handset from Asus. In fact, it might be one of the best mid-range phones of the year.

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These WD 10TB My Book and 4TB My Passport deals are so insane we thought they were a mistake

Amazon is selling the 10TB WD My Book for $80 and the 4TB WD My Passport for $55, nearly half off the previous lowest price

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Minecraft Earth busts out of the box as a Pokemon Go-inspired mobile AR game

Microsoft has announced Minecraft Earth, a new AR game for iPhones and Android phones that will be in limited beta this summer.

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OnePlus 7 Pro review: Not a flagship killer, a flagship contender

The OnePlus 7 Pro has flipped its underdog script for 2019, challenging the high end with a true flagship.

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Google offers free 2FA Bluetooth Titan Security Key swaps after security flaw discovered

Google is offering free replacements for its Bluetooth Titan Security Key due to a security issue.

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The $669 OnePlus 7 Pro makes the $1,000 iPhones and Galaxies look overpriced

OnePlus's new handset, the 7 Pro, is tricked out with up to 12GB of RAM, a triple camera, a giant gorgeous display, and a pop-up cam.

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LG G8 ThinQ review: Gimmicks with a capital 'G'

The LG G8 has some good things going for it, but ultimately it's just another 'G' phone that tries to hard to be different.