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.
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Mobile

We tried a new battery tech that can fully charge your phone in 5 minutes

We got a demo of StoreDot's fast-charging technology at MWC 2016, where it charged up a Galaxy S6 from 10 percent to 100 percent in five minutes. It could be coming to a phone near you soon.
Product Review

Vortex Kid’s First Robot Review

Host robot wars in your living room with Vortex’s crazy, programmable bots.
Mobile

5 ways the ‘supermaterial’ graphene could transform the tech around us

We checked out the Graphene Pavilion at MWC in Barcelona and found five intriguing prototypes that show off what graphene might bring to electronics in the near future.
Mobile

Touring a museum with Project Tango is an empowering glimpse into the future

Lenovo and Google took us on a tour of a stunning Barcelona museum using Project Tango technology. We're excited about its potential to help us navigate indoors and find people and places.
Mobile

Motorola’s old team now designs all Lenovo phones, has big plans for Moto Maker

Motorola president Rick Osterloh talked about the future of the Moto brand under Lenovo at MWC today and revealed a few interesting tidbits on the direction the company is taking.
Mobile

Panasonic gets Pana-rugged with new Toughpad Android and Windows tablets

Panasonic just unveiled two new Toughpad tablets designed for the workplace. The durable Android N1 and the Windows 10 F1 are rugged 4.7-inch handhelds with built-in barcode readers.
Android Army

Mark Zuckerberg talks about the future of VR and 360 video at Galaxy S7 event

Mark Zuckerberg made a surprise appearance at Samsung's Galaxy Unpacked event to discuss the future of virtual reality. He talked about streaming 360 videos via Facebook to the Gear VR.
Mobile

Lenovo shows off a trio of Tab 3 Android tablets

A fresh trio of tablets running Android Marshmallow was just unveiled at MWC by Lenovo. The Tab 3 range includes a 10-inch business tablet, alongside 7-inch and 8-inch tablets for the family.
Mobile

Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus are Android smartphones that won’t break your budget

The Lenovo Vibe K5 and the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus have just been announced at MWC in Barcelona. Both are budget Android smartphones, running Lollipop 5.1, but they will not be coming to the U.S.
Mobile

8 tips to get by with just 16GB of iPhone storage

Is 16GB enough storage for an iPhone? Not really, but there are ways to make the most of the space you do have. We’ve got some storage-saving tips for your iPhone right here.
Product Review

Nextbit Robin Review

Like a black hole, Nextbit's Robin is a cloud-based phone you can never fill.