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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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.
Mobile

Intel continues trying to break into mobile with an assault of new Atom processors

Intel announced its new mobile devices portfolio at MWC today as it tries to catch up with market leader, Qualcomm. The new Atom family includes the x3 for the entry-level market, and the x5 and x7 for the mid-range and premium end.
Mobile

Lenovo reveals Vibe Shot camera phone and budget A7000 at MWC

Lenovo has released its first camera/smartphone hybrid at MWC. The 16-megapixel Vibe Shot is packed with photography features, and it was shown off alongside the budget A7000 smartphone and a Pocket Projector.
Mobile

Lenovo gives your wallet some love with a new line of Android and Windows tablets

Lenovo has revealed a few new tablets at affordable prices. Here are all the details on the new Windows and Android devices.
Mobile

Acer reveals Liquid M220 Windows Phone, Android Jade Z, and Liquid Leap+ wearable

Acer had plenty to show at MWC with a new budget Windows Phone, the Liquid M220, the Android Liquid Jade Z, Z220, and Z520, and the Liquid Leap+ fitness band, which is compatible with Android, iOS, and Windows Phone devices.
Home Theater

Are expensive HDMI cables worth buying? We asked an expert 1:55

You can pay well over $100 for a premium HDMI cable, but at the end of the day are you going to see any real benefit over a $5 cable? We decided to ask an expert and establish exactly what, if anything, the extra money will get…