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.
How do Android Wear and the new Silver program fit into Samsung’s grand plan for world domination of the consumer electronics market? It looked like a Google vs Samsung battle had been averted a while back, but there could be more trouble on the horizon.
Game of clones: a look at Android’s cloning and piracy problems
The number of Flappy Bird clones highlighted just how prevalent the practice of copying successful games is. But where is the line between copying and pirating? How serious is the problem and what is being done?
Android has really matured as a platform, but why is app discovery still such a problem? It’s not just that it’s difficult for indie developers to get noticed, the user experience in the Play Store is awful. The search functionality is poor and there’s a lack of curation.
What does Android TV need to do to conquer your living room?
Are you excited about bezel-less smartphones, 4K displays, and biometrics or do you think they're over-hyped gimmicks? Would you prefer some solid improvements to your phone's core features. We ask what you're really looking for in your next device.
Thermostats, robots, and the perfect world map: 12 months of Google acquisitions
Google has fingers in a whole lot of pies, but how many of them are going to deliver a tasty treat? We take a look at all the major investments and acquisitions that Google has made over the last year and delve into the potential implications.