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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Mobile

Lenovo Vibe K5 and K5 Plus are Android smartphones that won’t break your budget

The Lenovo Vibe K5 and the Lenovo Vibe K5 Plus have just been announced at MWC in Barcelona. Both are budget Android smartphones, running Lollipop 5.1, but they will not be coming to the U.S.
Mobile

8 tips to get by with just 16GB of iPhone storage

Is 16GB enough storage for an iPhone? Not really, but there are ways to make the most of the space you do have. We’ve got some storage-saving tips for your iPhone right here.
Product Review

Nextbit Robin Review

Like a black hole, Nextbit's Robin is a cloud-based phone you can never fill.
Mobile

Android is losing its battle with fragmentation, and you’re paying the price

Fragmentation on the Android platform has long been criticized as a problem for security, consistency, and app development. We take a look at Google’s attempted fixes and ask if it can do more.
Mobile

Top 5 Android security apps: Do they protect you?

We analyze the features and reliability of the top five Android security and antivirus apps currently available from Qihu, Avast, ESET, Avira, and AVL.
Mobile

15 of the most annoying Android 5.0 Lollipop problems, and how to fix them

The latest Lollipop-flavored version of Android has plenty to offer, but there are always bugs and issues with new software. Here are the most common Android 5.0 Lollipop problems with advice on how to solve them.
Mobile

How to use recovery mode to fix your Android phone or tablet

If you’re having a problem you can’t seem to resolve with your Android device, or maybe you want to update it or wipe the cache, then recovery mode could be what you’re looking for. This guide will show you how to use recovery mode on…
Mobile

Keep your Lumia 950 looking stylish and safe with these 10 great cases

Want to add a splash of color, a new texture, or some solid protection to your Microsoft mobile? We’ve got you covered here with a run-down of the best Lumia 950 cases that money can buy.
Wearables

Carbonshade's new glasses block the blue light that hampers sleep

You can protect your eyes from blue light with Carbonshade's new eyewear, just launched on Kickstarter. These glasses feature stylish red lenses and are designed to be worn at night.
Mobile

13 major LG G4 problems and ways to fix them

If you're staring down the barrel of a smartphone disaster, come on in to find a potential solution. We've rounded up common LG G4 problems and identified workarounds and possible fixes for you to try.