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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Cool Tech

The Ziro robotics kit lets you control your contraptions with a smart glove

The new Ziro robotics kit launching on Indiegogo includes a smart glove that allows you to control your robotic creations with a wave of your hand. We spoke to its maker, ZeroUI, a Californian company committed to natural user interfaces.
Mobile

10 bite-sized iPhone SE tips and tricks

The iPhone SE may be small, but there’s more to it than meets the eye. We have an appetizing menu of handy iPhone SE tips and tricks in bite-sized chunks for you right here, so tuck in and enjoy.
Mobile

A question for the ages: Why the hell can’t you buy a Sony phone in the U.S.?

Sony’s mobile division has struggled to make an impact in the U.S. despite plenty of interest in the Xperia smartphone line-up. Why is that?
Mobile

8 annoying iPad Pro problems, and what to do about them

Is your flash new tablet behaving less than professionally? We have potential fixes and workarounds for all the most common iPad Pro problems right here. Find out how to get your iPad back to work.
Mobile

20 annoying problems with iOS 9, and how to fix them

Apple’s platform updates always bring new features, but there are usually some glitches, bugs, and issues as well. Here are the main iOS 9 problems people have been complaining about, with advice on how to fix them.
Mobile

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.
Computing

A giant of the tech world passed away last night

The former Intel CEO and board chairman, Andrew Grove, has died at the age of 79. He joined the company in 1968, and helped guide Intel to a commanding position as the world's largest manufacturer of semiconductors.
Wearables

Who’s tracking your fitness tracker? We asked an expert

Many of us wear fitness trackers 24/7, so they can collect data on our activity, but there’s a danger that someone else could access that information. How secure are fitness trackers and what are the risks? We asked an expert.
Music

Master Spotify with our list of epic music streaming tricks

These Spotify tips will help you to find the music you love, discover new tunes, organize your collection, and share playlists with friends. The streaming service has many features most users don't know about.