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It’s official: Google announces Android 8.0 Oreo, rolling out to devices soon

by Jimmy Westenberg 20 hours ago0 comments

How to flash Android Oreo on your Nexus or Pixel

by Team AA 19 hours ago3 comments

How Oreo is better than Nougat: Introduction

by Gary Sims 4 hours ago0 comments

Will exploding phones hurt the Note 8 launch?

by Robert Triggs 17 hours ago0 comments
36 articles

How to take a photo in manual mode on your smartphone – Gary explains

Many camera apps offer a manual or pro mode that gives you direct control over the camera. But what do all those settings mean? Let me explain.
by Gary SimsJuly 18, 2017

What’s inside the Xiaomi Surge S1 processor? – Gary explains

Earlier this year Xiaomi launched its own processor, the Surge S1. It is an Cortex-A53 octa-core processor with a Mali-T860 GPU. But what else is inside?
by Gary SimsJuly 10, 2017

What is a Sunlight or Assertive Display? – Gary explains

Some smartphone have "sunlight readability" displays that improve viewing when outdoors. What are they and how do they work? Please let me explain!
by Gary SimsJune 29, 2017

IoT security – what you need to know (Gary explains)

The Internet of Things has been in the news recently following the DDOS attack on Dyn. It highlighted the real security problems with IoT. But what is the problem? Let me explain.
by Gary SimsJune 25, 201716
 
 

What is the Nordic Thingy:52? – Gary explains

The Nordic Thingy:52 is a BLE enabled microcontroller development platform for hobbyist and professionals to learn, prototype and develop IoT solutions.
by Gary SimsJune 19, 2017

How fast is Bluetooth 5 on the Galaxy S8? – Gary explains

Speed and range testing of Bluetooth 5 between a Samsung Galaxy S8 and a nRF52840 Bluetooth 5 development board. Does it live up to the hype? Let me explain!
by Gary SimsJune 8, 20175

How smartphone cameras work – Gary explains

Everything you need to know about how your smartphone's camera works, from lens to apertures to sensor sizes and megapixels.
by Christian ThomasMay 8, 201711

Android photo recovery, is it possible? – Gary explains

You have deleted a photo by mistake and you don't have a backup. Is it possible to recover lost photos on Android? Let me explain.
by Gary SimsApril 6, 20173

What is the LG G6’s 18:9 aspect ratio all about? – Gary explains

With the launch of the LG G6 we have a new phrase to add to our vocabularies, “18:9 aspect ratio”. What is an 18:9 aspect ratio? Let me explain.
by Gary SimsMarch 10, 201716

What is in your smartphone? – Gary explains

We know about the exteriors of our phones, the design language and the build materials. But what about the insides? If you take one apart, what do you find?
by Gary SimsFebruary 23, 20172
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