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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Chinese firm Qihan launches robotics-as-a-service with Sanbot

We met Qihan's cute Sanbot, a sensor-packed domestic robot that it's launching as part of a robotics-as-a-service model for businesses in health care, education, and security. It can navigate, answer questions, dance, and more.
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PhotoFast iType-C is a handy storage extension for your iPhone

If you're struggling to find space for new photos or movies on your iPhone or iPad, then the PhotoFast iType-C could be the pocket-friendly gadget you need. It plugs directly into your device and provides space for all your files.
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Keep belongings safe, gadgets charged with Lifepack backpack, Solarbank

The Lifepack is a multifunctional, secure backpack with a Solarbank inside that provides power, charges up via solar panels, and doubles as a Bluetooth speaker. This feature-packed bag has everything.
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No more cables! Udoq docking station charges multiple mobile devices at once

The Udoq is a fully customizable docking station for charging up all of your mobile devices on one easily accessible rail. Your smartphones and tablets are propped in portrait view and fully usable while charging.
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Acer Liquid Z6, Z6 Plus Android smartphones to hit stores outside U.S. late this year

Two new Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphones were unveiled by Acer on Wednesday at IFA in Berlin -- the Acer Liquid Z6 and its bigger brother, the Liquid Z6 Plus. Will they make a splash?
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20 Galaxy Note 7 tips and tricks you need to know about

If you've finally landed Samsung’s gorgeous new phablet, then it''s likely that you'll be looking for some advice on how to unlock its hidden wonders. If so, check out this collection of helpful tips and tricks.
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How young is too young for a smartphone? We asked the experts

When is your child ready to own a smartphone? It’s a difficult question and a topic of serious debate for many parents. We asked some experts and gathered together some stats, opinions, and advice to help you decide.
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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…
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25 must-have apps for rooted Android phones and tablets

Rooting your Android device opens up a world of possibilities, along with a few apps. Here are 24 of our favorites, so you can make the most of your rooted device and unleash the true power of Android.
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The best Galaxy S7 Edge battery cases to keep the power flowing

If you’re sick of dealing with a dead battery, why not invest in a battery case? We’ve rounded up for cases for the Galaxy S7 Edge, each of which is designed to extend the life of your Samsung smartphone.
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20 emulators for classic gaming fun on Android phones

You don't have to have a desktop machine in order to emulate your favorite games of yesteryear. These 20 emulators are available for Android devices, and allow you to replay your favorite Atari-era titles on the go.
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15 great wireless chargers to free yourself from cables

We check out the best wireless chargers for smartphones, to make tangles and fiddly ports a thing of the past. Find out which wireless charging pads are worth buying, and how their features compare.