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
Apple

Osmo Coding kit aims to be the Lego of coding

The newly announced Osmo Coding kit allows kids to snap together instructions on physical blocks to create their own wee programs and control an on-screen character. Digital Trends spoke with Pramod Sharma, Osmo’s CEO and founder.
Computing

The 12 best MacBook (2016) cases, covers, and sleeves

We’ve got all sorts of MacBook cases and covers listed here, with all the details you need to make a decision on which one is for you. Whatever your preferred style, or budget, we’ll get you hooked up.
Mobile

20 handy HTC 10 tips and tricks you’ll want to know

If you’ve got yourself a sexy HTC 10, then you’ll want to unleash its full potential with our HTC 10 tips and tricks. Find out how to get the best from your new smartphone.
Mobile

20 handy Galaxy S7 Edge tips and tricks 6:05

Samsung’s curvaceous beauty is more than just a pretty phone. It has hidden depths. But, since they’re not immediately apparent, we’ve put together a choice selection of Galaxy S7 Edge tips and tricks.
Mobile

The 8 best apps for working on the iPad Pro

Apple’s new tablet for the workplace may be the perfect hardware, but you still need some decent software in order to make the most of it. These are the best productivity apps for working on the iPad Pro.
Mobile

Selling your phone or tablet? Here’s how to ‘completely wipe’ your Android device

When it’s time to sell your old Android smartphone, pass it down to someone else, or trade it in for a shiny new one, you must remember to completely wipe it clean. This guide will show you how to safeguard your privacy.
Mobile

How to get the most out of Google Now

Have you been taking advantage of the personal assistant in your pocket? Here’s our guide to what Google Now can do and how to unleash its predictive powers. The guide also includes how to use Android M's Now on Tap.
Computing

The 10 best MacBook Air cases, covers, and sleeves

Whether you’re looking for some protection or a stylish flourish, you’re in the right place for the best MacBook Air cases. We’ve got form-hugging cases, luxurious covers, and padded sleeves to choose from.
Virtual Reality

Is VR too dangerous for kids? We asked the experts

We’ve investigated the age ratings of VR headsets and talked to optometrists and vision experts to find out if VR is safe for children. These are the potential risks of using VR for kids.
Cool Tech

The Ziro robotics kit lets you control your contraptions with a smart glove

The new Ziro robotics kit launching on Indiegogo includes a smart glove that allows you to control your robotic creations with a wave of your hand. We spoke to its maker, ZeroUI, a Californian company committed to natural user interfaces.
Mobile

10 best iPhone 6S battery cases to keep your iPhone juiced up

Everyone hates a dead battery -- it renders your phone useless, after all. However, what if you could boost your iPhone’s battery life and protect it at the same time? These 10 cases for the iPhone 6S can do exactly that.
Mobile

A question for the ages: Why the hell can’t you buy a Sony phone in the U.S.?

Sony’s mobile division has struggled to make an impact in the U.S. despite plenty of interest in the Xperia smartphone line-up. Why is that?