Simon Hill

Simon Hill

Simon Hill is a freelance technology journalist and editor who loves all things tech. You'll find him writing about smartphones, wearables, tablets, software, computing, videogames, and robots all over the internet. He spent several years working in the games industry, and lives in Scotland with his wife and two kids.
Articles
Mobile

Is blue light keeping you up at night? We ask the experts

There’s a growing body of evidence about the harmful effects of blue light exposure on our quantity and quality of sleep. How can you stop blue light from keeping you up, but still use your smartphone in bed? We asked an expert.
Mobile

The 10 best iPhone 6 extended battery cases to keep the power flowing

You don’t have to curb your iPhone use as you watch that battery meter tick down, you could get yourself some extra juice. Why not invest in one of the best iPhone 6 battery cases and boost your phone’s stamina?
Mobile

Cut down on your phone bill: How to reduce your data usage on Android or iOS

Minutes and texts belong to the past now. The focus of your smartphone worry today should be data. We take a look at how to reduce your data usage, avoid breaking your limits, and save yourself a little money.
Wearables

This wearable guides kids through epic quests and teaches them along the way

Can wrist-worn, Bluetooth-enabled action figures and an animated tablet or smartphone app combine to teach your kids valuable life lessons without boring them to death? We tried Herokins to find out.
Mobile

16 glitches and bugs with the Moto G, and how to fix them

It’s the best budget smartphone around, but that doesn’t mean that the Moto G is perfect. We take a look at the most commonly reported Moto G problems and try to identify workarounds and solutions
Computing

How do you preserve your personal data forever? We ask an expert

We may imagine that our digital files will last forever, but that's simply not true. We talked to an expert about digital data preservation to gather some advice on how to ensure our most precious files live on.
Mobile

10 best iPad Mini accessories to help you get more out of your tablet

Take a look at some of the best iPad Mini accessories on the market. We round up the stylish, the portable, the wireless, and the useful, for iPad accessory hunters on the prowl.
Mobile

15 useful Google Maps tips and tricks you need to know about

How good are your navigation skills? We've got a delectable menu of Google Maps tips and tricks for you right here, to take the pain out of your trips. Go from newbie to mapping master with this guide.
Product Review

Polar A300 Review

Polar's A300 helps you work out, looks about as modern as a Thighmaster.
Computing

How much do online advertisers really know about you? We asked an expert

As you browse around online there are lots of different companies tracking you and collecting data, ostensibly to deliver better ads. But how do they track you, what data do they collect, and what are they actually doing with it?