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Simon Hill

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.

Simon's Posts

Is the cost of phone privacy worth paying?

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 ...
by Simon HillAugust 14, 20157

The biggest 3 challenges facing major Android OEM’s

What’s causing concern inside the major Android smartphone manufacturers? We take a look at the serious challenges they’re facing right now and speculate about how they will overcome them.
by Simon HillAugust 3, 201588

Android and adult content: from skirting the Play Store, to VR and double standards

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 ...
by Simon HillJuly 29, 201515

How machine learning will revolutionize the mobile experience

Will machine learning live up to the hype and change the world? We take a look at the many ways it could impact on the mobile experience. How exactly could it change things, and what ...
by Simon HillJuly 23, 20154

Huawei and Google: it’s more than just the Nexus

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 ...
by Simon HillJuly 16, 201553

The IoT data onslaught is coming: can you hide from it?

As wearables and the Internet of Things drive the collection of more and more information about us, many may balk at the idea of being tracked 24/7. But can you duck big data? And does ...
by Simon HillJuly 7, 20152

Has the mobile ship sailed for Microsoft?

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.
by Simon HillJune 29, 201569

Google is trying to get inside apps – how and why

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?
by Simon HillJune 23, 201510

Google Photos: Should you be worried about privacy?

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.
by Simon HillJune 16, 201545

Wearables beyond the wrist

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 ...
by Simon HillJune 9, 20156
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