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Simon Hill

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.

Simon's Posts

Will your next Android be wearable?

Do you think that wearable devices, whether it's glasses, watches, or clothing, could be the next big thing in tech? Would you replace your smartphone with a wearable Android device?
by Simon HillOctober 8, 201217

Samsung thinks LG will claim third place in the smartphone market

According to a Samsung Securities report LG Electronics is looking like a good investment right now. The report suggests that LG will go from 4 percent of the smartphone market to 5.8 ...
by Simon HillOctober 5, 20122

Alternative app stores and platform branches: Is Android too open?

Android is continuing to dominate the worldwide smartphone market. Google’s open approach with Android is often cited as a major reason for the platform’s success, but recent events beg ...
by Simon HillOctober 4, 20128

TomTom turns up on Android at last

It has taken TomTom so long to bring its popular offline navigation apps to Android that you’d be forgiven for thinking they got lost along the way. If you’ve been waiting for a good ...
by Simon HillOctober 4, 20125

Oracle kicks off appeal in Google Android lawsuit

When Oracle took Google to court over Android things didn’t turn out so well for it. As you might expect Oracle is not satisfied with an outcome that left them holding a $4 million bill ...
by Simon HillOctober 4, 20122

Yandex takes on Google with an alternative Android app store

Yandex is the Russian Google, claiming over 60 percent market share for its search engine within Russia. Its latest expansion is into Google’s Android ecosystem with Yandex.Store, an ...
by Simon HillOctober 2, 20125

Pay-as-you-go 4G data launching at FreedomPop, 500MB free every month

How about 500MB of 4G data for free every month? That's what FreedomPop is offering and beyond your allowance it's a pay-as-you-go proposition at $10 per gigabyte.
by Simon HillOctober 1, 20122

ZTE Engage is $250 on Cricket from October 2

The wait for the ZTE Engage on Cricket is nearly over. You’ll be able to snap it up for $250 off contract from Tuesday, October 2.
by Simon HillSeptember 28, 20124

“Google stands for innovation as opposed to patent wars” says Schmidt

Google’s Executive Chairman, Eric Schmidt, has been helping to launch the Nexus 7 tablet in South Korea. He also met with Samsung and spoke out about the patent war with Apple.
by Simon HillSeptember 28, 20124

Angry who? It’s time for some Bad Piggies

It’s time to put your engineering hat on as Rovio's latest release, Bad Piggies, challenges you to construct an array of bizarre vehicles and flying machines in order to propel your ...
by Simon HillSeptember 27, 20122
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