Simon Hill(297 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 Galaxy Note 5.

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Is the cost of phone privacy worth paying?

by: Simon HillAugust 14, 2015
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 the name of the law?

The biggest 3 challenges facing major Android OEM’s

by: Simon HillAugust 3, 2015
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.

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

by: Simon HillJuly 29, 2015
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 content on mobile.

How machine learning will revolutionize the mobile experience

by: Simon HillJuly 23, 2015
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 can it do for us?

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

by: Simon HillJuly 16, 2015
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 come from a closer relationship.

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

by: Simon HillJuly 7, 2015
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 it matter anyway?

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.

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?

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.

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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