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

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.
Mobile

How dangerous is public Wi-Fi? We ask an expert

It’s always tempting to connect to public Wi-Fi networks when you find them, especially when mobile data is patchy, but is it safe? What are the risks of public Wi-Fi and how can we mitigate them? We asked an expert.
Wearables

Pebble Time Steel: You can now preorder the Steel from Pebble for $250

The Pebble Time Steel was just unveiled on stage at MWC by CEO, Eric Migicovsky. It's another version of the recently launched Pebble Time and is available for pre-order at Kickstarter now.
Mobile

25 Awesome Galaxy S6 tips and tricks to make you a Samsung master

Got a gorgeous new S6? It's time to read up on all the best Galaxy S6 tips and tricks. Find out about its hidden depths and unlock all of its secrets. We've got a veritable galaxy of tips for you right here.
Wearables

You wear sunglasses, so why not screenglasses? We tried a pair for a week

We go hands-on with successful Kickstarter project Gauss glasses and talk to the developer. These protective glasses guard your eyes from the sun, electric light, and screens by blocking out UV and blue light.
Mobile

5 Pesky Motorola Droid Turbo problems, and how to fix them in a hurry

Are you going through a rough patch with your smartphone? Can’t get it to behave the way you’d like? We’ve got a roundup of common Motorola Droid Turbo problems here with advice on workarounds and solutions.
Computing

8 problems with Windows 10, and how to fix them

Microsoft’s latest Windows release has been hailed as a return to form, but software is never perfect. We’ve gathered together common Windows 10 problems here and we offer workarounds or potential solutions.
Mobile

35 annoying problems with iOS 8 (and iPhone 6) and how to fix them

Apple’s latest platform update offers some enticing new features, but for some people it has also caused some issues. Here are the main iOS 8 problems people have been complaining about with advice on how to work round or fix them.