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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Android invades the home: Can we get some Android home automation?

by: Simon HillMarch 19, 2013
Android is finding its way into more and more devices and not all of them are smartphones or tablets. Could our favorite platform usher in an age of affordable home automation? Let’s take a look.
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Android app discovery: How to find the best Android apps

by: Simon HillMarch 13, 2013
There are hundreds of thousands of Android apps in the Play Store so how do you find the diamonds in the rough? Welcome to the world of Android app discovery.
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The countdown to one billion – when will Android be on one billion devices?

by: Simon HillMarch 6, 2013
The Android platform is closing in on an impressive milestone. We expect Android to be on one billion devices this year, but how soon will it happen?
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Android malware will eat your children

by: Simon HillFebruary 28, 2013
Malware, malware, malware! You could easily get the impression there’s no hope for any of us on Android unless we install a security app or jump ship to a nice safe platform. What’s with all the scaremongering?
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How big is too big? Android phones go large

by: Simon HillFebruary 25, 2013
Flagship Android smartphones seem to be getting bigger every year. As the line between smartphone and tablet vanishes altogether we’re left wondering how big is too big?
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Seven reasons to stop using Amazon

by: Simon HillFebruary 19, 2013
Isn’t it about time you stopped defaulting to Amazon for your online shopping? The retail giant may be efficient, but there are definite question marks when it comes to ethics and the quality of Amazon’s electronics.
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Is the Galaxy S4 going to disappoint you?

by: Simon HillFebruary 14, 2013
The hype machine is fired up and excitement is building as we see Samsung’s latest Android flagship sailing into view on the horizon. With expectations soaring there’s a good chance the Galaxy S4 will bring everyone down to earth with a thump.
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Can other platforms survive without Google services?

by: Simon HillFebruary 12, 2013
As our friendly neighborhood search giant extends its tentacles, drawing together more and more useful functionality, you may well wonder if you can manage without Google. Would a lack of support for Google services be enough to turn you off a mobile platform?
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Which small tablet is the best value for money?

by: Simon HillFebruary 6, 2013
How do you get the best deal for your money in the sub-10 inch small tablet market? What represents the ideal blend of features and quality at the right price? Let’s take a look.
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Why BB10 doesn’t compete with Android

by: Simon HillJanuary 31, 2013
It’s a brave new dawn for the company formerly known as RIM. As BlackBerry launched BB10 yesterday we watched with interest. Does the new platform have what it takes to compete with Android?
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