Gary Sims(710 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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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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Users to spend $102 billion per year in app-stores by 2020

by: Gary SimsJune 9, 2016
App Annie is predicting that yearly global app store revenue will exceed $102 billion by 2020. Take a look at the numbers, plus read about how you can get started in app development.
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Android 6.0 Marshmallow rolling out now to Verizon’s Galaxy Note Edge

by: Gary SimsJune 9, 2016
Verizon is rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow to its Samsung Galaxy Note Edge devices.
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Qualcomm ups the ante for connected cars with its new reference platform

by: Gary SimsJune 9, 2016
Qualcomm has announced its new Connected Car Reference Platform which is designed to make it easier for automakers to move to advanced connectivity in cars.

What is a VPN – Gary explains

by: Gary SimsJune 6, 2016
VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. But what is it? What can a VPN do for you and do you need a VPN? Let's take a look.
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