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.
Articles
Mobile

Sony Xperia XZ2 Compact vs. XZ1 Compact: What a difference a year makes

With a fresh design, a working fingerprint sensor, and a few other improvements, Sony's Xperia XZ2 Compact looks like a real step up from its predecessor. Join us as we compare it to the Xperia XZ1 Compact.
Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S9 vs. Apple iPhone X: Heavyweight smartphone clash

Samsung's flagship Galaxy S9 is a contender for best smartphone, but can it measure up to Apple's iPhone X? We compare the specs of the two smartphones to see which has the upper hand.
Product Review

Alcatel brings a premium touch to the budget market with the 5 Series smartphone

We went hands-on with the Alcatel 5 and the rest of Alcatel’s affordable, new smartphone range to find out what they’re all about.
Mobile

Buying a Galaxy S9? Here’s how to sell your old Galaxy phone

If you’re preparing to upgrade to a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S9 or S9 Plus, then you will want to turn your old Galaxy into cash. Follow our guide on how to sell your Samsung Galaxy for the best results.
Mobile

12 tips to free up storage space on your Android phone or tablet

Running out of room on your smartphone or tablet? Here are 12 tips that will allow you to create more space on your Android device, including some that will ensure you keep your device free of clutter.
Mobile

How to take a screenshot on a Galaxy S8, S7, Note, or any other Android device

Taking a screenshot on an Android smartphone isn't as complicated as you might think, whether you want to do so using the palm of your hand, a simple combination of buttons, or the Galaxy Note's S Pen. Here's how.
Mobile

Here’s 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. Here's how to use it.
Mobile

100 awesome Android apps that will transform your tired tablet

We've got 100 of the best Android tablet apps available on the Google Play Store, including apps in every category, organized so you can quickly find whatever it is you're looking for.
Smart Home

Stay lit and charged with TaoTronics versatile LED desk lamp

The incredibly versatile TaoTronics LED desk lamp has different color modes, brightness settings, and a wireless charging pad built in. We let it loose on our desktop to find out what it can do.
Mobile

The 20 best iPhone SE cases to keep your phone looking like new

Protect your new iPhone properly with one of the best iPhone SE cases or covers. That metal-and-glass body is prone to scuffs and scratches, so it pays to think ahead and buy a decent case.
Mobile

Buying a used phone? Beware of this common scam no one wants to talk about

If you used Craigslist, eBay, or another second-hand sales site to secure a smartphone at a bargain price, only to end up with a blocked device, you’re not alone. Join us as we dig into a popular used phone scam that no one wants to talk…
Mobile

These are the best iPhone X cases to protect your new Apple investment

Looking for something special to safeguard your new Apple smartphone? We rounded up the best iPhone X cases and covers right here. You will find solid drop protection, svelte style, handy functionality, and more.