Simon Cohen

Simon Cohen

I'm a journalist/writer/editor

I'm more than a little obsessed with tech, especially the kind that you can buy in a store or back on a crowdfunding site. Give me a minute and I'll share my opinion on, well, just about anything.

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Five ways technology can help you stay sun-safe this summer

Five ways technology can help you avoid the damaging effects of UV rays this summer....

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This is how the Robopocalypse starts

Miniature flying helicopters, two-wheeled robots that can jump over two feet in the air – you’d be forgiven for thinking of these inventions as mere toys. But make no mistake; you’re witnessing the beginning of the coming robot invasion. Don’t worry – it’s going to be fun....

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5 ways to make your home smarter for under $500

It’s no secret that both Apple and Google have sights set on your home, hoping to create an ecosystem of apps, gadgets and sensors that will automate everything from your lighting to your laundry....

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The 7 best tech gifts for $50 or less

Before you heave a sigh and return to old stand-by gifts like iPhones or Playstation 4s, we've got good news: there is a great variety of gadgets out there that don't require a second mortgage to buy....

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Tech Tuesday: The best home-security cameras

Consumers looking for home-security cameras now have a lot to choose from, and the latest models save video to the cloud....

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Tech Tuesday: 'Smart' home entertainment gifts, on a budget

The holidays are the perfect time for cosying up indoors with family and friends and enjoying the best entertainment that can be seen or heard. But which of the hundreds of products on the market are right for you and your family, and your budget?...

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Tech Tuesday: The five best smartphones of 2015, and who should buy them

There's a good chance that you'll spend more time agonizing over your next smartphone than you will over your next car. Here's a look at the year's most interesting new models, and a roundup of the features that could make them right for you....

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2 ways to save on back-to-school printing costs

For years, the inkjet industry has been making its profits through their business model of cheap printers and incredibly expensive ink cartridges that must be replaced often. Now there are two new products on the market that could significantly change the model (and the cost) for home printing....