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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Killed by Apple: Dark Sky isn't alone in Cupertino's Android app graveyard

Apple, please stop buying our favorite Android apps and killing them.

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How to use your iPhone as a webcam for video conferencing and virtual meetings

If you're in need a webcam for all the video conferences you're doing nowadays, your iPhone can carry the load.

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Fitbit launches the Charge 4 with built-in GPS, few other reasons to upgrade

Fitbit has launched the Charge 4 with built-in GPS, new activity zones, and the same $150 price tag.

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How YubiKey Bio could make remote security concerns a thing of the past

Yubico will soon be launching its first biometric-powered security key, and in our new work-from-home world, it could be the way of the future.

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How your Apple, WearOS, and Fitbit smartwatch can help track your coronavirus symptoms

As the coronavirus spreads across the globe, your Apple, Android, and Fitbit smartwatch can help you monitor potential symptoms.

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Apple's planning an 'aggressive' shift from Intel to ARM processors, oft-correct analyst claims

Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo predicts that Apple will move away from Intel in a big way next year.

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Apple is doing a lot to help during the coronavirus pandemic. It could be doing more

Apple has stepped up in a big way as the coronavirus continues its relentless spread around the world, but there are two big steps it has taken yet.

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Wish lists for the MacBook Air and iPad Pro, and more

Apple may have released a new MacBook Air and iPad Pro, but they’re still missing features that we want. That and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Why I spent a bundle on a Wi-Fi 6 router for my work-from-home setup: Speed, speed, speed

You might balk at buying a high-end Wi-Fi 6 router because they cost so much than Wi-Fi 5 models, but you'll find it's worth the investment.

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Six unfortunate truths cord-cutting newbies should know

I've encountered a few drawbacks in the year since I cut the cable TV cord.

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Wyze takes aim at Fitbit and Apple with new $25 fitness band and $20 scale

Wyze is breaking into the world of fitness tech with a new $25 band and $20 activity tracker.

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2020 iPad Pro review roundup: No reason to rush to upgrade

The new iPad Pro brings a speedier chip, better microphones, and a new camera array, but early reviewers find little actual reason to upgrade if you already have one.

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How to make voice and video calls using Alexa and your Amazon Echo

You can use Alexa on your Amazon Echo to make calls without a mobile number or landline? Here's how.

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A bunch of Amazon kids shows are now free even if you're not a Prime member

Amazon has removed the Prime paywall for dozens of popular family-friendly shows.

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2020 MacBook Air review roundup: The keyboard steals the show, but base performance is just OK

Apple's new MacBook Air is making its way into the wild and the first impressions are in.