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Gary Sims

Gary has been a tech writer for over a decade. Prior to that, he had over 10 years of experience as a software engineer. Catch me on Reddit as GaryExplains.

Gary's Posts

Unboxing the 12GB Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus: Is it worth $1,600?

The Galaxy S10 Plus with 12GB of RAM costs $1,600, but is it worth that huge price tag?
by Gary Sims9 hours ago

Roku Streaming Stick Plus review

The Roku Streaming Stick Plus supports Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video, and more. Plus, it's 4K and HDR compatible. Here's our review!
by Gary SimsMarch 23, 2019

The Jetson Nano is Nvidia’s new $99 AI computer for everyone

Nvidia has launched the Jetson Nano, a $99 AI computing development kit that opens the way to a Raspberry Pi-like revolution.
by Gary SimsMarch 18, 2019

What are Android security updates, and why do they matter?

We've all heard about Android security updates, but what do these updates actually do and why do they matter? Gary explains.
by Gary SimsMarch 7, 2019
 
 

Flutter 1.2 is out, adding in-app payments and app bundles

Google has announced its first stable update release for Flutter during MWC 2019.
by Gary SimsFebruary 26, 2019

Gary Explains: Is your smartphone spying on you?

Digital privacy is a hot topic. We have moved into an era where almost everyone carries a connected device. That raises the question, is your phone being used to spy on you?
by Gary SimsFebruary 18, 2019

Gary Explains: How much RAM does your phone REALLY need in 2019?

The amount of RAM included in some high-end devices has rocketed over the last 18 months. But how much does your smartphone actually need?
by Gary SimsJanuary 28, 2019

Snapdragon 855 performance and benchmarking: Speed Test G, AnTuTu & Geekbench

Benchmarking the Qualcomm Snapdragon 855 Reference Device, including Speed Test G.
by Gary SimsJanuary 15, 2019

Force stop and clear cache explained

If you have a problem with an app you might need to do a "Force Stop" and "Clear Cache." But why does that help? What is "Force stop" and what is a cache?
by Gary SimsJanuary 14, 2019

How does Apple’s new A12X processor compare to other 7nm mobile SoCs?

Apple's new iPad Pro uses the new A12X processor, with its octa-core CPU and an improved GPU. How does it compare to other 7nm mobile processors?
by Gary SimsJanuary 13, 2019
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