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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Lenovo shrinks its Google Assistant Smart Display into a 4-inch Smart Clock for music and alarms

Lenovo has unveiled its newest smart speaker, the 4-inch Smart Clock, with a minuscule form factor and Google Assistant built in.

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Apple will launch iTunes video app on Samsung Smart TVs this spring—and it’ll support Bixby

Samsung and Apple have announced an exclusive partnership to launch a new iTunes Movies & TV Shows app on Smart TVs this spring.

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Anki Vector robot review: A magnetic personality covers a lack of smarts

Anki's Vector probably won't win you over as a traditional smart device, but its personality will melt your heart.

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If you've ever wanted to buy a Google Home Hub, this Target deal is too insane to pass up

Target is selling the Google Home Hub for $99 today—and you get two Google Home Minis for free.

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How to link Apple Music to your Amazon Echo and set it as the default service

Apple Music is finally available for streaming on all Amazon Echo devices. Here's how to set it up the right way.

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Apple Music on Echo speakers is the best gift Apple will give its fans this year

Apple is teaming up with Amazon to offer Apple Music on Echo devices in December and we can't wait.

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Anki’s adorable Vector smart robot has a rare 30% cut at Amazon today

Amazon is selling Anki's Vector smart robot for $175 today, 30 percent its list price and the lowest price we've ever seen.

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I just bought another of these Belkin 10-outlet surge protectors for $20 and you should too

Belkin's awesome heavy-duty 10-outlet surge protector is just $20 at Amazon today.

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Google Home Hub hands on: Is there an Echo in here?

The Google Home Hub isn't just a competitor to the Amazon Echo, it's also one of best smart speakers I've ever seen.

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Facebook's Portal camera is an Echo Show rival focused on video calls, but will anyone trust it?

Facebook is taking preorders for a new Portal camera designed for video calls. But will anyone buy it?

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Garmin Speak Plus Review: Alexa and a dash cam make a mighty fine co-pilot

The Garmin Speak Plus has a tiny screen and a long cord, but it brings a few tricks you won't get with your smartphone.

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Amazon's new Fire HD 8 tablet sacrifices battery life for always-on Alexa

Amazon has unveiled its newest Fire HD 8 tablets, which are pretty much the same as the old ones with less battery life.

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This massive Philips Hue sale at Amazon gets you 20% off nearly everything

Amazon is running a huge sale on Philips Hue lights and bulbs, with many down to their lowest price ever.

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The adorable and portable Anker Power Cube is on sale for just $20 today

Amazon is selling the Anker Power Cube for $19.54, matching its all-time low.

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Lenovo Smart Display review: The best home for Google Assistant so far

Lenovo brings Google Assistant to life with the Smart Display, an elegant speaker with an 8- or 10-inch screen and a personality all its own.