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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Does Google need to return to China? It’s complicated.
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?
Smartphones are really handy assistants for any shopping spree. They help us compare prices, check reviews, and pull the trigger on purchases, but they could be doing more. Retail will never be the same again.
Down memory lane: the biggest moments in MWC history
Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi has been disrupting the smartphone market at home and generating an awful lot of buzz. But should you believe the hype? We take a look at some of the stumbling blocks in the way of international success.