Simon Hill(297 posts)

Simon is an experienced tech writer with a background in game development. He writes for various websites and magazines about the world of tech and entertainment. He uses Android every day and is currently permanently attached to his Galaxy Note 5.

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How machine learning will revolutionize the mobile experience

by: Simon HillJuly 23, 2015
Will machine learning live up to the hype and change the world? We take a look at the many ways it could impact on the mobile experience. How exactly could it change things, and what can it do for us?

Huawei and Google: it’s more than just the Nexus

by: Simon HillJuly 16, 2015
It looks as though Huawei could be Google’s new favorite on the Android manufacturer scene. We take a closer look at what Google and Huawei could do for each other, and what fruit may come from a closer relationship.

How to improve your privacy on Android with a few simple steps

by: Simon HillJuly 15, 2015
How do you make sure that your personal information, browsing habits, and communications stay secure on your Android phone? How do you protect your privacy? Step inside for a quick guide on where to start.

The IoT data onslaught is coming: can you hide from it?

by: Simon HillJuly 7, 2015
As wearables and the Internet of Things drive the collection of more and more information about us, many may balk at the idea of being tracked 24/7. But can you duck big data? And does it matter anyway?

Has the mobile ship sailed for Microsoft?

by: Simon HillJune 29, 2015
Does Microsoft really have any prospect of fighting its way back into the mobile scene? Can Windows 10 succeed where previous releases have failed? We discuss Microsoft and mobile.

Google is trying to get inside apps – how and why

by: Simon HillJune 23, 2015
Mobile apps are potentially a big threat to Google's hegemony over the online world. How is Google combating the threat that we'll bypass it by using apps to engage directly with competitors?

Google Photos: Should you be worried about privacy?

by: Simon HillJune 16, 2015
Is the free Google Photos service really a risk to your privacy? We take a look at what Google Photos is and discuss the privacy implications of using it.

Wearables beyond the wrist

by: Simon HillJune 9, 2015
There's more to wearables than smartwatches and fitness trackers. Google's Project Jacquard isn't the only move to expand technology into other items of clothing. Join us for a look at wearables beyond the wrist.

Google’s plan to help make VR a reality

by: Simon HillJune 4, 2015
It looks as though virtual reality is really going to take off this time, and Google is intent on lowering the barrier to entry for developers and users. We take a look at Cardboard, Jump, and the rest of Google's plans for VR.
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Google I/O preview: what Google has in store this year

by: Simon HillMay 25, 2015
We take a look at what we expect to see at Google I/O 2015. Android M, new hardware, Android Auto, TV, and Wear, the smart home, Google Photos, the list goes on and on.
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