Michael Simon

Staff Writer

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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Nintendo account hack FAQ: What happened, who’s at risk, and how you can secure your ID

Nintendo account hack FAQ: What happened, who’s at risk, and how you can secure your ID

Nintendo has divulged that some 160,000 online accounts have been compromised. Here's what happened and how you can secure your persona information.

You can finally play Fortnite on your Android phone without side-loading

You can finally play Fortnite on your Android phone without side-loading

Epic has announced that it is offering Fortnite for download in the Google Play Store after an 18-month standoff.

Google wants to bring Steam to Chromebooks

Google wants to bring Steam to Chromebooks

A new report by Android Police says Google is working on bringing Steam to Chromebooks.

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

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.

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

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.

Childish Gambino’s Pharos AR app unlocks a hidden universe of battery-draining beats and beasts

Childish Gambino’s Pharos AR app unlocks a hidden universe of battery-draining beats and beasts

Childish Gambino has launched a new AR app on Google Play called Pharos, but watch your battery life.

Apple is reportedly planning yet another premium subscription service, this one for video games

Apple is reportedly planning yet another premium subscription service, this one for video games

A report from Cheddar says that Apple is planning to launch a new premium subscription service for video games that will function like Netflix.

Samsung celebrates the Galaxy Note 9 launch with Fortnite beta access and 15,000 free V-Bucks

Samsung celebrates the Galaxy Note 9 launch with Fortnite beta access and 15,000 free V-Bucks

Samsung Galaxy phone and tablet users will get exclusive access to the Fortnite beta on Android for "the next few days."

Grab these free and cheap Avengers comics, movies, and cases just for time for ‘Infinity War’

Grab these free and cheap Avengers comics, movies, and cases just for time for ‘Infinity War’

'Avengers: Infinity War' is out today and there are deals to be had.

Mario Kart is coming to your phone, but don't start your engines just yet

Mario Kart is coming to your phone, but don't start your engines just yet

Nintendo has announced that Mario Kart is coming to smartphones, but it might not roll in until next year.

Google makes the best Android apps easier to find with Android Excellence

Google makes the best Android apps easier to find with Android Excellence

Google is highlighting the best Android apps with a new designation called Android Excellence, which will place the apps prominently in the Play Store.

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