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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Buying Guides

Don’t blow $17,000 on an Apple Watch Edition, buy this tech instead

The tech world is full of tempting delights with terrifying price tags. On that note the most expensive Apple Watch will cost you $17,000. We decided to take a look at what else that amount of cash could get you.
Cool Tech

Thermal imaging doesn’t just illuminate the dark, it now lets you turn dumb objects smart

Metaio has been showing off a series of demos designed to showcase the potential of augmented reality technology. Thermal touch has real potential as a an alternative control scheme for wearables that doesn't rely on direct interactions…
Mobile

This robot can dance like Michael Jackson, and we can’t stop watching

This programmable robot from Spanish manufacturer, BQ, is designed to inspire the next generation of mechanical engineers, and we have video of it slaying the dance floor like Michael Jackson.
Cool Tech

Ford’s e-bike knows when you’re tired of pedaling, takes over

Ford's new e-bike may be aimed at the commercial sector, but we want to hop on for a ride. It syncs with your phone and the handlebars vibrate to indicate which way to turn.
Android Army

With a Kevlar back and room for up to 464GB, Saygus's V2 doesn't mess around

The Saygus V2 has a spec list fit to make the most hardened Android geek drool with anticipation. We went hands on with it at MWC in Barcelona
Mobile

This portable battery can charge your gadgets forever, if you have water and salt

We spoke to Bjorn Westerholm, CEO of MyFC about his new portable fuel cell charger for mobile devices. It's a green solution with recycled materials, powered by water and salt, and an eye-catching product that could turn charging on its…
Product Review

Mlais M9 Review

For $110, this Android smartphone is worth a risk
Computing

This $50 cube streams anything on your phone to any TV

The SlimPort Nano-Console is a clever way of transforming your phone into a game console and a set top box. It also allows you to charge it up and there's a handy touch pad Bluetooth remote.
Mobile

Defang your keys: This liquid makes your phone screen as hard as sapphire

Kristall's Liquid Screen Protector applies with a few wipes and makes your screen as hard as sapphire glass.
Android Army

We dive into the mid-range with Sony's Xperia M4 Aqua

The M4 Aqua offers most of the benefits of Sony's flagship Xperia range, but without the high-end price tag. It's plastic, but slick enough to make it a tempting prospect for most people.
Mobile

Can a tablet be too light? Sony's featherweight Xperia Z4 almost made us wonder

We got up close and personal with the stunningly svelte Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet. This premium powerhouse really packs a punch, and it looks gorgeous.