Simon Hill

Simon Hill

Simon is an experienced freelance writer and editor covering technology and entertainment with a focus on mobile and video games. He spent several years working in the games industry and lives in Edinburgh with his wife and two kids.

10 great smartphones you can buy for $400 or less

We pick our favorite budget smartphones that will work on AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, T-Mobile, and other major U.S. wireless carriers. These phones may be cheap, but they're still good.

Mobile

30 of the juiciest portable battery chargers money can buy

Battery life still tops the polls for smartphone concerns. If it’s bugging you, then maybe it’s time to snag yourself a portable charger. Come on in, put your feet up, and allow us to show you round the wonderful world of external chargers.

Mobile

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.

Wearables

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.

Mobile

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.

Wearables

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.

Mobile

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.

Computing

15 annoying Samsung Galaxy S6 problems, and how to fix them

Have you been having Galaxy S6 problems? It may look close to perfect, but no smartphone is truly free of flaws. Fear not, we've got some workarounds, and possible solutions, to soothe those Galaxy S6 issues.

Mobile

25 problems with Samsung’s Galaxy S5, and how to solve them

If you’ve encountered some unwelcome surprises with your new smartphone then we may be able to help. Here’s our roundup of Samsung Galaxy S5 problems with advice on tackling them.

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