Gary Sims(695 posts)

Gary has been a tech writer for over a decade and specializes in open source systems. He has a Bachelor's degree in Business Information Systems.He has many years of experience in system design and development as well as system administration, system security and networking protocols. He also knows several programming languages, as he was previously a software engineer for 10 years.




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Does bloatware drain your battery? – Gary explains

by: Gary SimsJune 25, 2016
Bloatware is a universally hated thing, however there is lots of misinformation out there about it. Does bloatware drain your battery? Let's find out.
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Does a 3000 mAh portable power bank charge a 3000 mAh phone? – Gary explains

by: Gary SimsJune 23, 2016
If you have a device like the Samsung Galaxy S7, which has a 3,000 mAh battery, how much capacity do you need in an external battery pack? 3,000 mAh, right? Wrong! Let me explain.
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Sony Xperia X review

by: Gary SimsJune 16, 2016
The Sony Xperia X has a lot in common with the Xperia Z5 in terms of style, but there are design differences plus new internals. Is it a worthy smartphone in 2016? Let's find out!
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Xiaomi launches Redmi 3s complete with fingerprint reader

by: Gary SimsJune 14, 2016
Xiaomi has launched the Redmi 3s, an upgraded version of the Redmi 3 with built-in fingerprint reader, 4100mAh battery and a 13MP rear facing camera.
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MEIZU m3s launched with an all metal body, costs just over $100

by: Gary SimsJune 14, 2016
MEIZU has launched a metal variant of the m3. The MEIZU m3s keeps most of the features of its predecessor, while adding a fingerprint reader and a metal body.
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T-Mobile begins rolling out Marshmallow to the BlackBerry Priv

by: Gary SimsJune 14, 2016
For those of you who bought the BlackBerry Priv from T-Mobile, I have some good news, you will soon be getting Android 6.0 Marshmallow!
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Huawei launches budget friendly honor 5A

by: Gary SimsJune 14, 2016
Huawei has announced a new Honor device, the Honor 5A. The 5A replaces the existing Honor 4A and brings lots of upgrades.
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ARM shares some details of upcoming Egil video processor

by: Gary SimsJune 13, 2016
ARM has released some details of its upcoming Mali video processor code named "Egil".
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International version of Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro gets Bluetooth certification

by: Gary SimsJune 13, 2016
A new model has been recently added to the official Bluetooth certification page for the Chinese version of the Samsung Galaxy A9 Pro. Is it the international version? Probably.
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MOD ready Cyanogen OS 13.1 is now available for the OnePlus One

by: Gary SimsJune 10, 2016
Cyanogen Inc. has started rolling out Cyanogen OS 13.1 for the OnePlus One, and the big thing about version 13.1 is that it is "MOD Ready."
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