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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Can Samsung benefit by breaking away from Android?

by: Simon HillJanuary 18, 2014
Would it really benefit Samsung to break away from the Android platform? Is Tizen just a plan B? Are Samsung and Google headed for a battle? These questions and more are explored inside.
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Google’s new favorite OEM: The LG story

by: Simon HillJanuary 14, 2014
Life is certainly looking good at LG right now. The company has made major moves in the smartphone market over the last couple of years and it’s producing some of the best Android smartphones around. Join us for a look back at LG’s history and an analysis of its prospects.
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What to expect at CES 2014

by: Simon HillDecember 20, 2013
Join us for a look at what to expect at CES 2014. The year always kicks off with an electronics bang thanks to the Vegas show and we'll bring you all the news.
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Biggest Android news of 2013

by: Simon HillDecember 19, 2013
We review the biggest Android news of 2013. These are the devices and stories that made the headlines as Android extended its lead as the biggest mobile platform around.
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Best Android tablet of 2013

by: Simon HillDecember 13, 2013
Do you know which Android tablet you want? Join us for a look at the best Android tablets of 2013 and find the right tablet for you.
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Best Android smartphones of the year

by: Simon HillDecember 9, 2013
Which Android smartphone should you buy? That all depends on what you want. We roundup the best Android smartphones of 2013 and sort them by category.
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The awakening of Android’s sleeping giant: the Sony story

by: Simon HillDecember 7, 2013
Join us for a look at the birth of Sony and an examination of its changing fortunes in the mobile market. Can Sony bring its ecosystem together with great hardware to dominate Android?
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The renaissance of Android’s Google OEM: The Motorola story

by: Simon HillNovember 22, 2013
Can Motorola Mobility become a major player in mobile once more? Join us as we explore Motorola's proud history, examine its struggles, and discuss the potential of the Moto X and G under Google's guidance.
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5 biggest myths about Android

by: Simon HillNovember 18, 2013
You'll find all kinds of half-truths and flat-out lies being circulated online about the world of tech and beyond, but these are our top five Android myths.
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What is the next major breakthrough for smartphones?

by: Simon HillNovember 9, 2013

Has the pace of innovation been slowing down lately? We’re used to incremental improvements to the existing technology in our smartphones, but big, bold moves are much more exciting. Our expectations are higher than ever. There have been some interesting developments in the last year. Sony has brought waterproofing into the mainstream. Apple dipped a toe, or a finger, into biometrics with the fingerprint scan to unlock. Google and Motorola gave us a smartphone that’s always listening for its master’s voice. LG and Samsung have taken the first step towards a flexible future.

What might be next on the horizon? Which barriers are our intrepid research and development [...]

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