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Display showdown: AMOLED vs LCD vs Retina vs Infinity Display

With Samsung's Infinity Display and the iPhone X's Super Retina HD making headlines, what do all these terms mean, and is AMOLED better than LCD?
by Gary SimsOctober 6, 2017

Why are Apple’s chips faster than Qualcomm’s? – Gary explains

The benchmark scores for the new Apple A11 Bionic SoC are very impressive. But why is Apple so far ahead of the competition?
by Gary SimsOctober 2, 2017

What is a blockchain? – Gary Explains

If you have heard of Bitcoin then you have probably heard of the blockchain. But what is a blockchain? And how does it work? Please, let me expain.
by Gary SimsSeptember 29, 2017

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
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