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Gary Sims

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.

Gary's Posts

Run Google Glass on your Android phone

So you aren't part of the Google Glass Explorer program. Stop feeling sorry for yourself and install Glass on your Android phone! See how inside.
by Gary SimsMay 27, 201338

Google seen as a more valuable brand than McDonald’s and Coke

The BrandZ list of the most valuable global brands of 2013 has been published and the three most valuable brands are technology companies. Apple, Google and IBM top the charts followed ...
by Gary SimsMay 23, 201313

HTC Desire 200 and Desire 600 spotted in the wild

Two new mid-range phones from HTC have been spotted in the wild. The first the HTC Desire 200 has been seen in a certification filing in Taiwan, the second the HTC Desire 600 has turned ...
by Gary SimsMay 22, 20139

Samsung buys a 10 percent stake in handset maker Pantech

Samsung Electronics has decided to buy a 10 percent stake in Pantech, South Korea's third-largest handset maker, in a deal worth $47.6 million. Have you heard of Pantech? Now that ...
by Gary SimsMay 22, 20138

Sony Xperia Tablet Z now available worldwide starting at $499 in the USA

According to an official statement released by Sony the Tablet Z is now available worldwide. Prices start from $499 in the USA and £399 in the UK. Estimated delivery dates are anywhere ...
by Gary SimsMay 21, 20136

ThL W100, the cheapest branded quad-core smartphone on the market

ThL W100 has launched its latest smartphone. Not only does this phone have a 4.5 inch IPS display, sport a quad-core Cortex A7 based processor, include an 8MP rear camera along with an ...
by Gary SimsMay 20, 201358

Android Studio first impressions

During the Google I/O 2013 Keynote presentation Hugo Barra announced that Google is working on a new integrated development environment (IDE) for Android app development called Android ...
by Gary SimsMay 16, 20134

Google Play Store updated with new button design and other UI tweaks

A new version of Google Play is starting to role out across the Internet. It tweaks some minor aspects of the store's layout and design.
by Gary SimsMay 15, 20134

CyanogenMod 10.1 nightly builds now available for the HTC One

CyanogenMod 10.1 official nightly builds are now available for the GSM version and the Sprint variant of the HTC One. The builds aren't yet considered stable but are working ...
by Gary SimsMay 14, 20132

Galaxy S4 mini to use Exynos 5210 dual-core processor and pack an 8MP camera, report says

Leaked specifications show that the soon-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy S4 mini will be powered by a 1.6 GHz dual-core Exynos 5210 processor, will use a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED display ...
by Gary SimsMay 14, 20137
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