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Sony Xperia XZ2 review: Making a buzz

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Fitbit Versa vs Ionic: Which is the best Fitbit smartwatch?

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Google Tasks app quick look: Easy to use, but lacking some features

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How the US’ attempt to keep Chinese tech down could backfire

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What is a VPN – Gary explains

VPN stands for Virtual Private Network. But what is it? What can a VPN do for you and do you need a VPN? Let's take a look.
by Gary Sims6 days ago

Introducing the Gary Explains YouTube channel

There are so many areas of technology that Gary would like to cover, but they aren't directly related to mobile. Introducing the new Gary Explains YouTube Channel...
by Gary SimsMarch 12, 2018

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 SimsFebruary 28, 2018

Why GPL violations are bad – Gary explains

The thing about open source software is that it is equally a social contract as well as a legal agreement. That is why companies that break the open source "contract" are immoral and unjust.
by Gary SimsFebruary 6, 2018
 
 

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

IoT has been in the news recently after the DDOS attack on Dyn. It highlighted the problems with IoT security. But what is the problem? Let me explain.
by Gary SimsJanuary 25, 2018

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 SimsJanuary 6, 2018

What is the Kirin 970’s NPU? – Gary explains

Huawei's Kirin 970 has a new component called the Neural Processing Unit, the NPU. Sounds fancy, but what is it and how does it work?
by Gary SimsDecember 22, 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

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
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