Simon Hill

Simon Hill

Simon Hill is an experienced 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

26 major iPhone 6 problems and what to do about them

The iPhone 6 has been on the market for some time, but that doesn't mean Apple has addressed every issue plaguing the device. From Bendgate to Bluetooth, we’ve got a list of common iPhone 6 problems and their solutions.
Mobile

Protect your beautiful new gadget with our rundown of the 27 best iPhone 6S cases and covers

If you’re wondering what kind of stylish cover or protective case you might get for your Apple smartphone, then step inside and take a look at our top picks for the best iPhone 6S cases.
Mobile

Keep your phone shining like a star with one of the 10 best Galaxy S5 cases

It may be able to handle water and dust, but you still need to safeguard your Galaxy S5 from scratches and falls. Here, we've rounded up some of the best Galaxy S5 cases still available.
Mobile

iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 vs. iPhone 8 Plus: What are the differences?

Apple unveiled the three most powerful iPhones ever created. Read our iPhone X vs. iPhone 8 vs. iPhone 8 Plus guide to find out whether the speedier processors, facial recognition, and longer-lasting batteries are worth your money.
Emerging Tech

STEMosaur is an educational talking toy dinosaur kids can build and program

The new STEMosaur educational toy from CogniToys launches on Indiegogo on September 20. It’s a talking dinosaur that's designed to teach your kids the fundamentals of engineering and coding in a fun way.
Mobile

iPhone 8 vs. iPhone 7: Time for an upgrade?

We take a closer look at the spec sheet for the newly-unveiled iPhone 8 to see how it measures up against last year’s iPhone 7. Is there enough going on to justify the costly upgrade?
Mobile

How to get Apple’s iOS 11 on your iPhone, iPad, and iPod Touch

Apple has just released the iOS 11, which means that supported iPhone and iPad devices can download the latest version of iOS. Here's how you can download it so you can get it as soon as possible.
Mobile

How do you crown the best smartphone camera? The experts share their secrets

We sat down with DxOMark to find out exactly how it tests smartphone cameras and distills those tests down into a single score to create a chart of the best.
Mobile

Buying an iPhone X? How to sell your old iPhone without getting ripped off

Follow our guide on how to sell your iPhone without getting ripped off. Whether you're looking to upgrade to the latest-and-greatest, making the switch to the Android platform, or just in dire need of some cold, hard cash; this is what you…
Mobile

DxOMark's testing protocol for scoring smartphone cameras adds zoom, bokeh

Smartphones have evolved a lot over the last few years, so independent photography lab, DxOMark, has developed an entirely new protocol for testing smartphone camera quality, adding two new categories: Zoom and bokeh.
Mobile

Squeeze for actions in your apps with HTC’s Edge Sense update

The latest update to HTC's Edge Sense functionality on the U11 allows you to squeeze to trigger actions in any app or game. You can set different actions for short and long squeezes, so it's potentially very handy.
Product Review

HTC' s Edge Sense can now be configured to trigger actions in apps and games

HTC badly needs a smartphone hit, can the U11 deliver? We tested out this squeezable smartphone to find out.