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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On a budget? We found the best smartphones at every pricepoint

We pick our favorite budget smartphones for people on a tight budget. Find out what you can get for $400 or far, far less in the smartphone world.
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How to factory reset a Galaxy S5 2:08

Have you run into a persistent problem with your Galaxy S5 that you can’t resolve? Maybe you’re looking to sell your phone? Either way, you’ll want to encrypt it and wipe it clean. Here’s how to do so.
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Which smartphone OS wins 2016? Android Nougat vs. iOS 10 vs. Windows 10 Mobile

What’s the best smartphone platform of them all? We take a detailed look at the differences between the top three and try to pick a winner for various categories. Who will come out on top as we pit Android against iOS and Windows Phone?
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Want to watch Netflix in bed or browse the web? We have a tablet for everyone

There’s so much choice when shopping for a new tablet it can be hard to pick the right one. These are our picks for the best tablets you can buy right now.
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Which smartphone has the best camera? We found the sharpest shooters 4:56

They say that the best camera is always the one you have with you and that makes your smartphone camera very important indeed. Join us for a closer look at the best camera phones available right now.
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Twenty glitches and bugs with the Moto G, and how to fix them

The Moto G might be the best budget smartphone around, but that doesn’t mean it's perfect. Here are the most common problems plaguing the Motorola device, and a few workarounds and solutions that can fix them.
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The 20 best Facebook Messenger tips you need to know about

Facebook Messenger can be a great way of keeping in touch with friends and family, but it’s easy to miss some of the less-obvious features. That’s why we’ve put together a guide highlighting some of the things you can do with…
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The best portable battery chargers

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…
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Apple detox: How to switch from iOS to Android without missing a beat

If you've decided to bridge the great tech divide and leave Apple's walled garden for the unknown shores of Android, then you'll find all the tips and advice you need to help you settle in right here.
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Join the Apple club with our complete guide to switching from Android to iOS

If Android simply isn’t cutting it for you anymore, then you might be considering Apple’s warm embrace. Here’s how to make the switch from Android to iOS without losing your contacts, sleep, or hair!
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These are the 35 tips and tricks you need to master the Galaxy S7

If Samsung’s latest flagship has sailed into your hand, then you might be interested in some useful Galaxy S7 tips and tricks to help you unveil its many abilities. Get more from your phone with this handy guide.
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How to transfer your contacts between iPhone and Android 1:55

There's nothing worse than getting a new phone and realizing you don't have any of your old contacts listed. Luckily, it's an easy problem to solve. Here's how to transfer your contact list to your new device.