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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Six-pack of tablets and the iPad Pro: the tablet market is polarizing
What is happening with tablets? At one end of the market we have Apple with the iPad Pro, and at the other there’s Amazon with a $50 Fire tablet. Is polarization the inevitable future for the tablet market?
Could Xiaomi end up being a victim of its own success?
Low cost smartphones are flooding the market, but with limited profits can they maintain this push? As competitors rush to emulate Xiaomi’s success the long term viability is far from clear. Will they last?
The traditional flagship is sinking, but don’t count it out just yet
Why pay $700 or $800 for a new flagship phone when you can get something with similar specs for half that price? Is the age of the carrier contract and traditional expensive flagship phone coming to an end?
What is the BlackBerry Venice all about? Should anyone care?
Do you believe in the BlackBerry Venice? A new slider phone with a large screen and a physical keyboard running near stock Android with all BlackBerry’s services and apps. What is BlackBerry up to with this phone?
Why is Marshmallow dubbed Android 6.0? Is it worthy of such a big version jump?
Government agencies, the legal establishment, and law enforcement are railing against smartphone encryption, claiming it aids criminals, but should we be asked to give up our privacy in the name of the law?
The biggest 3 challenges facing major Android OEM’s
Should you choose Android for adult content? Is it easier to get your fix of sex and violence on Google’s mobile platform than it is on Apple’s iOS? We take a look at the state of adult content on mobile.
How machine learning will revolutionize the mobile experience
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.