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
Computing

Is Swiftpoint the ultimate portable mouse? 1:59

If you want something truly portable to take with your laptop or tablet, for finer control on the go, then you need to take a look at the Swiftpoint mouse. This diminutive accessory has it all.
Mobile

Is that a small TV or a tablet? Alcatel's Xess will make you wonder

We got a hands on with Alcatel’s new Xess tablet at IFA. It’s still in development, but with a 17.3-inch screen it’s sure to grab some attention. Step inside and find out how it measures up.
Home Theater

LG Display talks flexible, transparent, double-sided OLEDs in IFA keynote

LG Display's CEO, Dr. Sang-Beom Han painted a future of flexible, transparent, wafer thin OLED displays in the opening keynote of IFA in Berlin. There were also some prototypes on show.
Wearables

Leave your phone at home: TomTom's Spark Cardio + Music has GPS and onboard music storage

The latest fitness watch from TomTom enables you to workout with music, but leave your smartphone at home. It also has a heart rate sensor and GPS functionality. Find out more in our hands on look.
Mobile

The Xperia Z5 snaps fast and unlocks almost telepathically

The Xperia Z5 brings a fingerprint sensor and a speedy camera to what was already a solid smartphone series, but will it make sense beside a stronger big brother and more compact little brother?
Mobile

18 annoying OnePlus One problems, and how to fix them

What happens when one plus one doesn’t equal two? You’ve got a problem. We’ve identified the most common OnePlus One problems right here and tracked down the workarounds and potential fixes that you need to deal.
Mobile

5 Best iOS VPN apps for privacy and security

If you’re not using a VPN service to protect your iPhone or iPad then you could be putting yourself at risk, especially if you use public Wi-Fi frequently. Here are some of the best iOS VPN apps available.
Mobile

How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android 1:55

There's nothing worse than getting a new phone and realizing you don't have any of your old contacts listed. Luckily, it's an easy problem to solve. Here's how to transfer your contact list to your new device.
Mobile

18 of the most annoying Galaxy Note 4 problems and how to fix them

Having a disagreement with your smartphone? Feeling resentful or irritated? Check out our Galaxy Note 4 problems roundup for advice on conflict resolution and repair your relationship today.
Mobile

5 Best Android VPN apps for privacy and security

We take a look at the top five Android VPN apps, some VPN apps for Android that are worth a look, and discuss what to avoid in your quest for privacy and security. If you’re shopping for a new Android VPN app, come on in.