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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

Where will Cher Wang take HTC next?

Can incoming CEO Cher Wang turn things around at HTC? We take a look at the co-founder's appointment and discuss whether she'll bring a change of direction to the Taiwanese manufacturer.
by Simon HillMarch 24, 201516

Editorial: The S6 Edge should be Samsung’s true flagship

Samsung has gone premium with its design, but the S6 Edge also offers some real innovation. How does it measure up and should it be Samsung's flagship device?
by Simon HillMarch 20, 201537

How smartphones are changing the way we shop

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 ...
by Simon HillMarch 18, 20153

Down memory lane: the biggest moments in MWC history

Join us for a look at the history of GSMA's Mobile World Congress as we review past highlights ahead of this year's show. How has MWC changed and what will happen this year?
by Simon HillFebruary 25, 20154

5 problems that could halt Xiaomi’s rise to glory

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 ...
by Simon HillFebruary 18, 201530

History of the Nexus family

We take a look back at Google's Nexus line from the Nexus One through to the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9.
by Simon HillFebruary 17, 201594

Solving the battery life conundrum

As battery life continues to be a major issue, we take a look what’s holding back OEMs from adopting new technologies, and examine some of the more promising possibilities and industry ...
by Simon HillFebruary 12, 201531

Huawei – Past, Present, and Future

As a fixture in the top five smartphone manufacturers worldwide, Huawei's profile is growing. The Chinese company has a strong foundation built on telecom networks and enterprise ...
by Simon HillFebruary 5, 201510

Can Cyanogen make it without Google?

There's plenty of talk coming out of Cyanogen about taking Android from Google, but what is the company actually proposing? Can it possibly hope to make it without Google?
by Simon HillJanuary 28, 201562

Samsung + Blackberry: pros and cons

A fresh round of rumors about Samsung acquiring BlackBerry, or at least forming a closer partnership, have been sweeping the tech press. What are the pros and cons of a deal?
by Simon HillJanuary 23, 20158
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