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.
Articles
Mobile

10 best iPhone 6S battery cases to keep your iPhone juiced up

Everyone hates a dead battery -- it renders your phone useless, after all. However, what if you could boost your iPhone’s battery life and protect it at the same time? These 10 cases for the iPhone 6S can do exactly that.
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.
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.
Mobile

Walabot 3D-imaging scanner gives you X-ray vision

We spoke with Vayyar and got a demo of the forthcoming 3D-imaging scanner, Walabot, which works with your Android smartphone to see through walls, track movement, measure depth, and more.
Cool Tech

SuperSuit combines gaming with actual physical activity for kids 1:31

We checked out a new wearable gaming system for kids that doesn't use screens at all. The SuperSuit supports games like hide and seek and laser tag, and also allows you to remote control model cars and drones.
Mobile

5 best mobile accessories of MWC 2016

We take a closer look at five best mobile accessories that caught our eye at MWC 2016. We've got a handy smartphone camera mount, an ingenious folding plug, a handy keyring charger, and more.
Mobile

10 Tips to free up storage space on your Android phone or tablet

A lack of storage space on your Android phone or tablet can lead to frustration and even performance problems. Check out these space-saving tips and free up some space on your Android today.
Cool Tech

We’ve seen the light! Li-Fi is the future of wireless connectivity

The promise of faster and more stable Internet access through our lights is really exciting. We got a demo of PureLiFi in action at MWC 2016 and talked with the COO about the future of this technology.