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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Annual Android and iOS releases are boring and they need to stop

It's time for Apple and Google to stop rolling out splashy annual upgrades for our phones while there's still some excitement left.

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Amazon is offering big savings on iPads of all sizes today

Amazon is discounting the iPad mini, iPad Air, and iPad today by up to $100.

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Apple’s back to school promo is both better and worse than ever

Apple is offering savings toward AirPods instead of Beats headphones this year, but you’ll probably need to spend more.

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Apple expands 0% financing for Apple Card users to all products except Apple Watch

Apple has expanded its Apple Card special financing to include nearly every product it sells.

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12 things I learned by switching from the $1,400 Galaxy S20 Ultra to the $399 iPhone SE

Switching from the most expensive Android phone to the cheapest iPhone made me realize a lot about the things I usually overlook.

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Bizarre internet 'dot' glitch lets you watch ad-free YouTube vids and bypass paywalls

A Redditor has uncovered a crazy trick: Putting an extra dot in the URL will bypass ads and paywalls on many sites.

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This brand new 21.5-inch 4K iMac is cheaper than Apple’s refurb price

Amazon's Woot is selling the 2017 4K iMac for $1,000 today, $59 less than Apple charges for a refurbished model of the same machine.

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Will Apple make the switch to its own processors in Macs at WWDC?

The switch could be happening sooner than later. We may also finally see wholesale changes to the iMac. We talk about Apple's Mac plans and more on this episode of the Macworld Podcast.

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Take up to $230 off an iPhone 11 Pro in any color in rare refurb sale

Amazon's Woot is selling refurbished iPhone 11 Pro models for up to $230 off today.

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Pro Display XDR-inspired iMac redesign for WWDC teased by noted Apple leaker

Sonny Dickson reports that new iMacs will possibly adopt a new slim-bezel design.

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Apple might be dumping Intel sooner than we think

A new Bloomberg report says Apple will announce a transition away from Intel at WWDC in June.

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The best MacBook for most people is down to the best price ever

The MacBook Air is $900 on Amazon today, 10 percent off and the best price we've ever seen.

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Target is giving away free money when you buy an iTunes gift card

Target is throwing in a free $15 store gift card when you buy a $100 iTunes card.

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This cheaper-than ever iPod touch is a great iPhone for kids

Amazon's Woot is selling a refurbished iPod touch today for $35 off.

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5G could make the iPad a better PC than the MacBook

With rumors that 5G is coming to the iPad next year, Apple's tablet could finally be the ultimate mobile computer.