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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5G, one wireless technology to rule them all?

by: Gary Sims21 hours ago
There is an active discussion going on to see if 5G can become the de facto for all wireless standards. No more Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or 4G LTE, just 5G.
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Exynos 7420: Multitasking, multi-core and multiprocessing

by: Gary SimsAugust 31, 2015
The Exynos 7420 has an octa-core CPU, 4x Cortex-A53 cores, and 4x Cortex-A57 cores. But how much parallelism is there between the cores? We dig deep and find out.
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Best wireless chargers – how they work and perform

by: Gary SimsAugust 24, 2015
If you have a phone that supports Qi wireless charging then you probably didn't get a wireless charger in the box. So, what wireless charger should you buy? Does it make a difference? Are they all the same? Well let's find out.
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CuBoxTV review

by: Gary SimsAugust 19, 2015
The CuBoxTV is the next iteration in SolidRun's CuBox line. All models are now quad-core, run Linux or Android, and there is an option for 4GB of RAM.
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Moto G (2015) rumored to be launching on July 28th

by: Gary SimsJuly 15, 2015
It looks like we won't have to wait too long to find out what Motorola has planned for the next Moto G. New report says it will be launched on July 28th.
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Writing your first Android game using the Corona SDK

by: Gary SimsJuly 13, 2015
If you don't want to learn Java there are alternative SDKs for Android. Corona uses the Lua programming language and it is ideal for writing mobile games.
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Google’s Sundar Pichai talks about the intrusiveness of smartphones and the possible solutions

by: Gary SimsJuly 13, 2015
In a recent interview Google's Sundar Pichai was grilled about the intrusiveness of smartphones, the dangers of anti-social phone use, and the possible solutions.
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ARM’s CEO reveals his IoT wishlist

by: Gary SimsJuly 9, 2015
ARM's chief executive Simon Segars was recently at the Imec Technology Forum where he shared his wish list for the Internet of Things.
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What is machine learning?

by: Gary SimsJuly 7, 2015
The goals of AI is to create a machine which can mimic a human mind and to do that it needs learning capabilities. But what is machine learning and how does it work?
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$7 million in grants awarded to projects that will stop an AI taking over the world

by: Gary SimsJuly 1, 2015
The Future of Life Institute has awarded $7 million for research so that we can benefit from AI, while avoiding the apocalypse and the end of life on earth.
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