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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Amazon Prime Day 2019: The best tech, electronics, PC, and mobile deals

Year five of Amazon Prime Day is packed with good tech deals—and you can still find a few incredible bargains, too. To help you cut straight to business, we're highlighting the best of the best.

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Ember Ceramic Mug and Ember Travel Mug reviews: Smart at home, less so on the road

The Ember Ceramic Mug and Travel Mug are expensive, but they just might be worth the investment.

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Ring Floodlight, Battery review: Not enough light and not enough smarts

The Ring Floodlight, Battery is one of the company's new Smart Lighting devices, but it's a little too dim, and a little too simple.

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Lenovo Smart Clock review: Great form compensates for a lack of function

The Lenovo Smart Clock is the smallest Google Assistant-powered smart display, both in size and stature, but it nails its core mission.

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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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Apple TV app arrives on Samsung Smart TVs as Apple expands its services push

Samsung has announced that the Apple TV app will be available on its Smart TVs beginning today.

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Anki is shutting down, but its adorable Cozmo and Vector robots deserve a new home

Recode reports that Anki and its family of robots will be shutting down, but let's hope it's not the end.

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Ask Alexa and Google Assistant to open your garage door with these low-priced smart remotes

Make your garage door opener even smarter with these all-time-low deals on the Chamberlain MyQ Smart Garage Door Opener and the NEXX smart Wi-Fi remote.

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Apple cuts the price of HomePod by $50, but it’s still too expensive

Apple has lowered the price of its HomePod smart speaker to $299, which is better but still not great.

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The Apple TV+ video streaming service: 8 burning questions

Apple unveiled its new TV+ video streaming service, but there's a lot we don't know about it.

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3 things cord-cutters should look for at Apple’s ‘show time’ event

Apple is ready to show off its video streaming service on Monday. Here’s what it could look like.

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10 awesome (and not-so-awesome) things I learned while becoming a cord-cutter

I finally decided to take the plunge and cut the cable cord, and I learned a few things along the way.

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The success of Apple’s new video streaming service might come down to price, not content

With just two weeks to go until Apple takes the wraps off of its new video streaming service, a new report suggests that third-party content, not original programming, will be the focus.

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Samsung's Galaxy Home quietly gains more features, but it still doesn't have an official release date

Samsung hasn't officially unveiled anything new about the Galaxy Home, but I got to see some cool new features as part of a Bixby Routines demo.

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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.