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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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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Return your Galaxy Note 7 now and 20 more 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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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.
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15 tempting HTC 10 cases to style and protect your new phone

Check out these 15 cases and covers for the HTC 10, so you can safeguard your new smartphone from any potential dings that might otherwise wreak havoc on your phone's chamfered frame and stunning display.
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Ten handy Amazon Fire tablet tips and tricks

The Amazon's Fire tablet is more capable than you might expect. Here are 10 useful tips and tricks to help you wring the most of Amazon's latest flagship, whether you want to enable parental controls or disable pesky notifications.
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How to share apps, videos, games, and more with your family on Android

Want to share Android apps, games, and other content purchased from the Play Store with your family? Google has finally launched the Play Family Library -- here's how to set it up and use it.
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7 best Micro USB cables to keep your gadgets powered

A Micro USB cable is a mainstay for any Android user looking to charge their device. Check out our favorite models, whether you want something reliable, tough, feature-packed, or simple, we’ve got you covered.