Gary Sims(629 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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Verizon gets Huffington Post, Techcrunch, and Engadget in AOL buyout

by: Gary SimsMay 12, 2015
Verizon has signed an agreement to purchase AOL for $4.4 billion. Under the deal Verizon will take ownership of The Huffington Post, TechCrunch, and Engadget.
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Micromax launches Yu Yuphoria with Cyanogen 12, targets Redmi 2

by: Gary SimsMay 12, 2015
The 5 inch Yu Yuphoria uses a Snapdragon 410 processor, has 2GB of RAM, supports 4G LTE, and includes an 8 MP rear camera. It will sell for just 6,999 INR.
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Asus announces new limited run Zenfone 2 4GB variant for India

by: Gary SimsMay 11, 2015
Due to high demand for its Zenfone 2, Asus has launched a new variant with 4GB of RAM and 32GB of flash for India. It uses a 1.83 GHz quad-core Intel CPU, and costs Rs.18,999.
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More money made from mobile ads on Android than on iOS for the first time ever

by: Gary SimsMay 11, 2015
Big change for mobile ad revenues. According to Opera Mediaworks, 45.77% of mobile advertising revenue comes from Android, while 45.44% comes from iOS.
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China’s smartphone market reaching saturation as Apple takes top spot

by: Gary SimsMay 11, 2015
A new smartphone market share report says that smartphone shipments in China fell 4.3 per cent in the first quarter compared with a year ago.
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Texts from Mom, Samsung’s touching Mother’s Day ad

by: Gary SimsMay 8, 2015
Sunday is Mother's Day, so Samsung has released a new ad that reminds us that Moms have a way with words – especially when they text them.
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mbed – Everything you need to know

by: Gary SimsMay 7, 2015
ARM's mbed platform offers a cost effective way for hobbyists and developers to get access to its range of microcontrollers. Here is what you need to know!
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Lighting, console level graphics & ARM – 5 things developers need to know

by: Gary SimsMay 6, 2015
Over one-third of the smartphones in the world use an ARM based GPU, and every developer should know how to best use ARM's technology when making 3D games.
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ARM widens the appeal of its IoT OS with mbed client that runs on Linux

by: Gary SimsApril 30, 2015
Until now mbed OS has been exclusive to Cortex-M boards. But now ARM has announced the mbed Client, which enables mbed OS programs to run on Linux.
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ARM lead architect talks to AA about the Cortex-A72

by: Gary SimsApril 29, 2015
The Cortex-A72 is ARM's second generation 64-bit processor and Mike Filippo was its lead architect, see what he had to say about the new design.
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