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Simon Hill

Simon Hill

Simon is a technology journalist with a specific interest in mobile technology and the videogames industry. He writes news articles, editorials, reviews, round-ups, comparisons, how-to guides, and more on a wide variety of topics. He spent several years working in the games industry as a tester, designer, and finally, as a producer. He has been writing on a full time freelance basis for over five years now and writes features for dealnews. He is also a regular contributor to Digital Trends, Android Authority, Beckett Media, and many others, both in print and online.

Simon Hill's Most Recent Blog Posts

Amazon Fire TV vs. Fire TV Stick: Which One Should You Get?

Amazon isn't the biggest name in streaming devices, but has two worthwhile options. We break down the details to help you find out whether the compact Fire TV Stick or the more expensive Fire TV has the features you need.

If You Want a Cheap iPhone, Wait Until September

If you're thinking of buying a new iPhone right now, don't do it! You could save a small fortune by delaying that iPhone purchase until September, when Apple is set to unveil the next models. We'll tell you when and how far the iPhone prices will fall, so you can get an idea of whether it's really worth waiting.

Is the Amazon Tap Worth Buying?

Amazon expanded its speaker range this year with the Tap, a portable Bluetooth speaker that uses the Alexa voice assistant. Learn more about the Amazon Tap, how it compares to similar speakers, and whether you should consider buying it.

7 Things to Consider When Buying a WiFi Range Extender

If your home Wifi has deadspots and you can't reposition the router, a range extender to could make a huge difference. But whether you're paying $25 or $150, consider these factors to make sure you're getting a Wifi extender that works with your network, and is right for your needs.

Here's What You Need to Know About the Latest TV Technologies

Buying a new TV can lead you into a minefield of unfamiliar jargon, making it tricky to work out which set is really the best one for you. Don't worry. We're here to cut through the noise and explain what's really worth worrying about on the TV tech horizon.

Gaming Laptop Buying Guide: What Specs Do You Need?

Gaming laptops can be had in a range of prices, from at least $600, to easily $2,000. Knowing the most important features for a killer system will allow you to choose a gaming laptop that fits your budget and your need for Michael Bay-level explosions in Call of Duty.

Apple iPad Pro vs. Microsoft Surface Pro 4: Which 2-in-1 Device Should You Get?

More and more people are being persuaded to replace laptops and tablets with a device that can be both. Microsoft and Apple are about to go head-to-head in this space with the Surface Pro 4 and the iPad Pro. Which one is right for you?

Apple TV vs. Fire TV: Which Streaming Media Player Should You Buy?

Apple and Amazon have both just introduced updates to their popular streaming boxes. If you're not in either ecosystem yet, deciding between the two could come down to details like price and gaming ability.

10 Awesome New Features in Windows 10 You Should Know

Touch-centric Windows 8 was widely panned. Windows 10 is a return to form with some fun extras too, like Cortana, a new Xbox app, and more.

8 Things You Need to Know Before Buying a Windows Phone

Rumors are swirling that Microsoft is about to give the OS the boot soon, which leads us to wonder: Is it worth buying a Windows Phone?