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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Why the future looks bright for Li-Fi, internet that travels through light

We sat down with Edinburgh-based PureLiFi at MWC in Barcelona to learn about why and when Li-Fi will be available for our laptops, tablets, and smartphones.
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Transform your taxi into a mobile movie theater or office

The new Metrocab with RealVNC technology inside allows you to stream movies from your smartphone, share directions with the driver, and more. It's a hybrid London cab, which also offers panoramic views thanks to the clear roof.
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Fairphone has sold 125,000 modular phones and is rolling out Android 6.0

At a press conference in Barcelona at MWC today, the ethical, modular phone manufacturer Fairphone revealed that it has sold 125,000 phones. The company also announced Android 6.0 for Fairphone 2, some new partnerships, and a new camera…
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The super-svelte Kado Wallet is the slimmest phone charger we’ve ever seen

If you're looking for a truly portable phone charger, then you need to check out the Kado Wallet. This credit card-sized charger folds out to plug into an outlet and has a built-in cable, but is slim enough to fit in your wallet.
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Charge and sync with one of our favorite Lightning cables for iPhone

If you’re looking to replace a lightning cable, or in need of something a little longer or tougher, we’ve got you covered. Here are 10 of our favorite cables for the iPhone and other iOS devices.
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29 best iPhone 7 Plus cases to protect your Apple phone

The iPhone 7 Plus is big and beautiful, but you need to wrap it up if you want to keep it safe from damage. That's why we’ve rounded up some of the best iPhone 7 Plus cases and covers for your perusal right here.
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Paws for a moment to coddle your kitten with our favorite feline-friendly apps

Looking for something to amuse your feline friend? Check out the best apps for cats right here, whether you need games to amuse your cat, music to help them relax, or resources to help you take care of them.
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How to choose the best MicroSD cards for your smartphone or tablet

If you need some extra storage space and your device supports it, then a MicroSD card is an obvious place to start. Here, we look at what to consider when buying a MicroSD card, and some of the best available.
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How to hide photos on an Android phone and keep those saucy snaps private

If you’re worried about embarrassing videos or saucy snaps falling into the wrong hands, then you need to take action to safeguard them from prying eyes. Here’s how to hide photos on your Android device.
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25 impressive cases and covers for iPad Air 2 and iPad Air

It looks great, it’s comfortable to hold, but even the iPad Air 2 needs some protection. Check out our top picks for the best iPad Air 2 cases to add function and style to your Apple tablet. We've got iPad Air too.
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10 free online storage services to claim your space in the cloud

There’s no need to pay for cloud storage when so many providers are offering it for free. Here’s how you can maximize your cloud capacity and organize your digital life without spending any money.
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Don’t live on the edge: Protect, style your Galaxy S6 Edge with these 23 great cases

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge might be a last-gen smartphone, but it's still a beaut that deserves some additional protection. Thankfully, these 23 provide exactly that, along with a welcome touch of style.