Jon Phillips

Editor-in-Chief

Jon is the Editor-in-Chief of PCWorld, Macworld and TechHive. He's been covering all manner of consumer hardware since 1995.

HTC unveils the U11, a gorgeous 5.5-inch flagship phone with Amazon Alexa support

The ShapeScale 3D body scanner shows exactly where you're gaining and losing weight

The ShapeScale 3D body scanner shows exactly where you're gaining and losing weight

ShapeScale creates a photorealistic avatar of your body down to a millimeter of accuracy, providing a wealth of information for body builders, fitness freaks, and people who just want to lose weight.

Samsung DeX turns your Galaxy S8 into a shockingly good desktop PC

Samsung DeX turns your Galaxy S8 into a shockingly good desktop PC

Despite a few annoyances, Samsung's DeX dock for the Galaxy S8 and S8+ provides a remarkably PC-like experience, and might compel you to leave your laptop at home.

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45: Hands on with the swankiest Wear watch of all

TAG Heuer Connected Modular 45: Hands on with the swankiest Wear watch of all

Luxe to the nth degree, the Modular 45 is also endlessly customizable. But prices for this Android Wear 2.0 watch range from $1,650 to "if you have to ask..."

Samsung unveils Galaxy Book, a Windows 10 tablet aimed at the Surface-curious

Samsung unveils Galaxy Book, a Windows 10 tablet aimed at the Surface-curious

Arriving in 10.6- and 12-inch versions, Samsung's new tablets are packed with productivity features—plus the inevitable extra trick for Samsung enthusiasts.

The wild, weird, and powerful PC hardware of CES 2017

The wild, weird, and powerful PC hardware of CES 2017

No, CES isn't a "gadget" show. It's become one of the coolest PC enthusiast hardware shows on the calendar, and the 2017 event did not disappoint.

The LG Levitating Portable Speaker plans to go airborne at CES

The LG Levitating Portable Speaker plans to go airborne at CES

Now here's a product that does what it says it will do. It levitates. Apparently with aplomb.

Why I love Google's Pixel XL and think it's worth $769

Why I love Google's Pixel XL and think it's worth $769

It's fast. It's intelligent. And I've never used an Android phone quite so full of surprise and delight.

Samsung officially halts Note7 sales, reiterates commitment to work with CPSC

Samsung officially halts Note7 sales, reiterates commitment to work with CPSC

As was the case with original Note7s, owners of replacement Note7s are encouraged to power down phones and request replacements or refunds.

Samsung 'adjusts' Note7 production following fresh spate of fire reports

Samsung 'adjusts' Note7 production following fresh spate of fire reports

With five cases of flaming Note7s in the U.S. alone, Samsung is apparently halting production of its ostensibly safe replacement phones.

As replacement Note7s catch fire, we're nearing a permanent suspension of our Note7 recommendation
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As replacement Note7s catch fire, we're nearing a permanent suspension of our Note7 recommendation

Four ostensibly safe Note7 phones have gone up in flames, begging the question, Is it time to ditch the Note7 entirely and wait for Note8?

Hands-on with Pixel, the most Googlely Android phone ever

Hands-on with Pixel, the most Googlely Android phone ever

Has Google improved its build quality? Sure. But the headline stories for the Pixel phones are Google Assistant and a better camera experience.

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