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Simon Jary

Simon Jary

Simon is the publisher of PC Advisor, and is also a contributing editor of Macworld – having edited Macworld for 10 years through Apple's darkest days to the triumphant return of Steve Jobs (with whom he shares initials and birthday, but is sadly allergic to apples). Simon covers all things Apple, home networking, educational apps, energy-saving gear and tips, mobile accessories, and kids technology with daughter @LexiJary.


 

Articles by Simon Jary


News: 
Samsung tests first 5G broadband: download a movie in 1 second

Super-fast 5G broadband transmits data in the millimetre-wave band at a frequency of 28GHz at a speed of up to 1.056Gbps to a distance of up to 2…

Features: 
ExoGear ExoLife battery case for Samsung Galaxy S4

The ExoGear ExoLife is a 2,600mAh battery case for Samsung’s latest Android smartphone.

Features: 
Mophie Juice Pack battery case for HTC One offers full recharge

The Mophie Juice Pack for HTC One offers a full recharge for the smartphone from the slim, protective battery case.

Review: 
Mophie Juice Pack Air for iPhone 5 battery case review

The Mophie Juice Pack Air battery case for iPhone 5 offers a near full recharge to a fading iPhone battery, as well as protecting the smartphone…

News: 
Least reliable smartphones revealed, Galaxy S3 most fault prone

The smartphones insurance companies hate: Samsung leads least-reliable pack

Review: 
Powerskin iPhone 5 Battery Case review

The Powerskin Battery Case for iPhone 5 offers a 70% power charge in a comfy and stylish silicon case.

News: 
Kent mobile users connecting to French networks

Kent villagers are unwittingly connecting to French mobile carriers and racking up high call, text and data charges on their smartphones.

Review: 
Powerskin Pop'n battery charger review

Powerskin's 2,000mAH battery charger pack attaches to the iPhone 5 with little suction cups.

Review: 
Sena Creativo case for iPhone review

The Sena Creativo is a stylish leather iPhone case that offers great protection and limited usage while safe within the case.

Review: 
Sena Sarach Flip iPhone case review

The leather Sarach Flip iPhone case has a neat, nicely oriented magnetic clip cover, and is compatible with iPhone 5, 4, 4S, 3G and 3GS models.


 

Comments by Simon Jary


Features: 
Taking the iPhone abroad? Avoid data roaming charges

Hi. If you have the wi-fi signal indicator on your phone O2 or any carrier can't charge you. If it shows 3G or 4G, E or the little dot then you…

Review: 
D-Link PowerLine AV 500 Network Starter Kit review

Remember you need the Starter Kit with two adapters. You can buy extra adapters if you need more.

Review: 
D-Link PowerLine AV 500 Network Starter Kit review

Setup is super easy, and speed is fast. If you can connect a plug to a power socket you can install this.

Review: 
VTech InnoTab 2 review

 It uses 4 x AA batteries. Best to buy rechargeable batteries (and charger for those) rather than keep buying AAs. They're meant to ship with…

Features: 
How to claim a refund through a credit card company

Have you been affected by the closure of Jessops or hit by another company going into administration?

Review: 
Leapfrog LeapPad 2 review

 Yes, you can buy games cartridges as well as download.

Features: 
Best tablets of 2012

 What "cold cash" are you referring to?

Review: 
Arnova ChildPad review

Thanks for your comments. I agree that there are many more games and apps available for Android devices than on the LeapPad and InnoTab. My point…

Review: 
Leapfrog LeapPad 2 review

 You're right that something like the iPad mini (or smaller Android tablet) offers more, cheaper software. But its initial cost is multiple times…

Review: 
Leapfrog LeapPad 2 review

There are plenty of cartoon-based software titles but you can't download from a full range of cartoons. Check out the Leapfrog site for a list of…

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