Simon Hill(283 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 Nexus 7.




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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.
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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?
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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.
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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.
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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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What will Android M bring?

by: Simon HillMay 20, 2015
We're expecting Android M to be unveiled at Google I/O in a week, but what new features will it deliver? We take a look at the possibilities, suggest a couple of things we'd like to see, and guess at the likely release date.
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What would make the perfect smartphone?

by: Simon HillMay 19, 2015
What do you look for first in a new smartphone? How do you find the right combination of screen size, processor, camera, connectivity, durability, and extra features? We go in search of the perfect mix.
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How a yearly release cycle could improve the Android experience

by: Simon HillMay 11, 2015
Is Google finally getting into an annual groove with regard to Android updates? Does it make a difference to OEMs, developers, and Android users? We take a look at the pros and cons.
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EU vs Google: is there a case against Google?

by: Simon HillApril 30, 2015
Why is the European Commission bringing an antitrust case against Google? What does the investigation into Android mean? We take a look at the topic and try to make sense of it.
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