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.

The hottest iPhone 11 rumors | TECH(talk)

AI and your smartphone: How AI is transforming mobile apps

AI and your smartphone: How AI is transforming mobile apps

Computerworld’s Ken Mingis and Michael Simon from PCWorld and Macworld talk about how more mobile apps use artificial intelligence and how it improves features.

All about Apple's latest updates and 5G push | TECH(talk)

All about Apple's latest updates and 5G push | TECH(talk)

It's already been a big summer for Apple: the company unveiled the long-awaited Mac Pro, updated its line of laptops and may buy Intel's smartphone modem business. Computerworld's Ken Mingis and Macworld's Michael Simon explain what...

Tech giants are embracing financial services | TECH(talk)

Tech giants are embracing financial services | TECH(talk)

Apple may be prepping to turn your iPhone into a digital wallet, and has already announced plans for an Apple credit card. Now, Facebook expects to roll out its own cryptocurrency in 2020. So just what's going on?

Mobile World Congress 2019 recap | TECH(talk)

This year's MWC was mainly about 5G networking. And foldable phones. In fact, foldables largely stole the show, according to PC World's Michael Simon. He and Computerworld Executive Editor Ken Mingis chew over both topics in this...

Samsung puts blame on battery size, suppliers for Galaxy Note7 fires

Samsung puts blame on battery size, suppliers for Galaxy Note7 fires

As Samsung prepares to release the results of its investigation into the Galaxy Note7 fires, a new report says the battery itself was the problem.

Nokia returns to smartphones, but you can't buy it

Nokia returns to smartphones, but you can't buy it

The first new Nokia handset created under the HMD Global umbrella will be a budget phone only available in China.

How Apple Music could launch the iPod's comeback

How Apple Music could launch the iPod's comeback

What if the rumored iPod refresh includes Wi-Fi, cellular, and Apple Music? That would rock.

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