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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Cool Tech

Fonesalesman features its FurniQi furniture to facilitate wireless charging

If you like the idea of wireless charging built into your furniture then you need to check out Fonesalesman's new FurniQi range. The first release is a side table with Qi wireless charging capability.
Mobile

Are screens scrambling our kids’ brains? We asked an expert

Are your kids constantly glued to a tablet, smartphone, or TV? Do you know what they’re watching? What are the potential negative effects of unrestricted media use? We asked an expert how much screen time is too much.
Mobile

This ‘power router’ can charge your phone from across the room

Wireless charging hasn’t really hit critical mass, but what if you had an energy router in your home that could charge the smartphone in your pocket from up to 17 feet away? That’s what Technovator’s XE wireless charging can do.
Cool Tech

5 gadgets that are either genius or insane

Are these devices clever, vital new tech, or slightly crazy and possibly pointless? Step inside for a closer look and decide which side of the genius/insane line they fall.
Mobile

25 Galaxy Note 5 tips and tricks you need to know about 4:50

Samsung’s Note 5 is still the phablet king. If you want to make sure you’re getting everything you can from this super-sized smartphone, then you need to check out these handy Galaxy Note 5 tips and tricks.
Mobile

15 handy Galaxy S6 Edge tips to help you get more from your phone

It's time to unlock the secrets of your new smartphone, find your favorite features, and customize it to suit your needs. These handy Galaxy S6 Edge tips are all about making the most of your new smartphone.
Mobile

15 awesome new iOS 9 tips and tricks to try out 1:30

It may not look different, but Apple’s latest iOS update has hidden talents. There are lots of little improvements and new features to find. We’ve got a list of the best iOS 9 tips and tricks for you right here.
Cool Tech

This is definitely the droid you’re looking for: Hands-on with Sphero’s BB-8 toy 2:09

Everyone loves the new BB-8 droid set to appear in the forthcoming Star Wars: The Force Awakens, so when we got the chance to play with Sphero’s version, made in partnership with Disney, we jumped at it.
Product Review

Polar Loop 2 Review

Stay in the fitness loop with the Polar Loop 2
Mobile

Ready for the iPhone 6S? Here’s how to sell your old iPhone without getting ripped off

Our guide to selling your iPhone (without getting ripped off). Whether you're looking to upgrade to the latest-and-greatest, making the switch to the Android platform, or just in dire need of some cold, hard cash; this is what you need to…
Mobile

Outfit your iPad Pro with the cool new Apple Pencil and Smart Keyboard case

Apple has created a special stylus for the iPad Pro, which it's calling the Apple Pencil, and there are lots of apps to take advantage. There's also a new keyboard cover that converts the tablet into a laptop.
Mobile

It’s always right side up with Scosche’s EZTIP reversible Micro USB accessories

Mobile accessory manufacturer Scosche has just announced the new Eztip line of accessories featuring a fully reversible Micro USB plug. The first release in the series will be the Strikedrive car charger.