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. If you are reading this, you should also check-out the Gary Explains YouTube channel!

Gary's Posts
 

Gary Explains: The $4 Raspberry Pi Pico is Here

The Raspberry Pi Pico is a new $4 microcontroller board. It is cheap and cheerful. Plus more from Gary Explains.
Gary SimsFebruary 25, 2021
 

IoT security: What you need to know

IoT is gaining popularity, but it has its share of security problems. Learn more here.
Gary SimsFebruary 10, 2021
 

Gary Explains: The battle between Snapdragon and Exynos

Snapdragon 888 vs Exynos 2100, Pi Camera tutorials, Qualcomm just bought startup founded by Apple's chief CPU guy, and more!
Gary SimsFebruary 2, 2021
 

3 things you should know about the AV1 codec

AV1 is a video codec that both Netflix and Google plan to use in the future. Here are three things you should know about it.
Gary SimsJanuary 27, 2021
 

Android dialer: IT Crowd’s 0118 999 881 999 119 725 3 easter egg

The whole "0118 999 881 999 119 725 3" thing is a popular joke among IT Crowd fans, and it looks like there are some IT Crowd fans at Google.
Gary SimsJanuary 1, 2021
 

The $59 Jetson Nano 2GB is proof Nvidia is serious about AI for everyone

Nvidia's new $59 Jetson Nano 2GB proves that it is serious about machine learning for everyone, hobbyists included.
Gary SimsOctober 5, 2020
 

Tested: Is a $400 iPhone SE really faster than the most powerful Android phone?

Apple's CEO claims that the $400 iPhone SE is "faster than the fastest Android phones." Is that true? Let's find out.
Gary SimsAugust 22, 2020
 

Google Pixel 4a vs OnePlus Nord, and more news from Gary Explains

Windows on Arm improvements, Pixel 4a vs OnePlus Nord, and more — here is the top news you need to know from Gary Explains.
Gary SimsAugust 17, 2020
 

Redmi 9 review: Value for money or just cheap? (Update: UK sales open)

Update: The Redmi 9 is now available to buy in the UK. If you act quickly, you can get a discount and a sweet gift.
Gary SimsAugust 14, 2020
 

Windows 10 desktop on the Raspberry Pi 4, and more news from Gary Explains

Windows 10 desktop on the Raspberry Pi 4, Arm vs x86, and more — here is the top news you need to know from Gary Explains.
Gary SimsJuly 27, 2020
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