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
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.
Mobile

Is blue light keeping you up at night? We ask the experts

There’s a growing body of evidence about the harmful effects of blue light exposure on our quantity and quality of sleep. How can you stop blue light from keeping you up, but still use your smartphone in bed? We asked an expert.
Mobile

The 10 best iPhone 6 extended battery cases to keep the power flowing

You don’t have to curb your iPhone use as you watch that battery meter tick down, you could get yourself some extra juice. Why not invest in one of the best iPhone 6 battery cases and boost your phone’s stamina?
Mobile

Cut down on your phone bill: How to reduce your data usage on Android or iOS

Minutes and texts belong to the past now. The focus of your smartphone worry today should be data. We take a look at how to reduce your data usage, avoid breaking your limits, and save yourself a little money.
Wearables

This wearable guides kids through epic quests and teaches them along the way

Can wrist-worn, Bluetooth-enabled action figures and an animated tablet or smartphone app combine to teach your kids valuable life lessons without boring them to death? We tried Herokins to find out.
Mobile

16 glitches and bugs with the Moto G, and how to fix them

It’s the best budget smartphone around, but that doesn’t mean that the Moto G is perfect. We take a look at the most commonly reported Moto G problems and try to identify workarounds and solutions
Computing

How do you preserve your personal data forever? We ask an expert

We may imagine that our digital files will last forever, but that's simply not true. We talked to an expert about digital data preservation to gather some advice on how to ensure our most precious files live on.