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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Google I/O preview: what Google has in store this year
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.
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.
How a yearly release cycle could improve the Android experience
Apple is seeing incredible growth in China, but Google is still embroiled in an argument with the Chinese government. Is the world's biggest smartphone market too big to ignore? Is it time Google returned to China?
Should we be worried about Android app permissions?
People have been wondering for a while now whether it really makes sense for Google to have two separate operating systems. There are signs that Chrome and Android are getting closer. What is Google up to and how far can it go?
The decision to use its own Exynos SoC and not Qualcomm's Snapdragon 810 in the Galaxy S6 has generated a lot of fuss. What is Samsung up to? Is it the right move? What impact is it going to have on the mobile market?