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

Should you switch to the Brave Web Browser?

Brave is a browser with a built-in ad blocker. It blocks all ads and bad cookies, so that you can surfer the web quicker.
Gary SimsMay 25, 2020200 shares

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 SimsMay 22, 20202787 shares

Synology NAS review: Four bays are better than two

I recently needed to buy some more storage and I opted to get a Synology DiskStation DS420j NAS. Here is what I found out.
Gary SimsMay 21, 202052 shares

Nvidia Jetson Xavier NX review: Redefining GPU accelerated machine learning

The Xavier NX development kit allows you to use Nvidia's machine learning module for product development and as a desktop.
Gary SimsMay 14, 2020190 shares

Gary Explains: 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 SimsMay 12, 202062 shares

Red Magic 5G review: Big on gaming, small on everything else

The Red Magic 5G is a solid gaming phone with a 144Hz display, trigger buttons, and active liquid cooling.
Gary SimsApril 14, 202070 shares

The 10 best Christian movies on Netflix

Here are the 10 best Christian movies on Netflix featuring faith, hope, battles, failures, pain, redemption, and love.
Gary SimsMarch 27, 20201 shares

Oppo Reno 3 Pro review: All about the cameras

The Oppo Reno3 Pro has 5 cameras. It isn't a gaming beast, but it does put those cameras to good use.
Gary SimsMarch 3, 2020192 shares

Gary Explains: Galaxy S20 Ultra’s 16GB of RAM is overkill and you don’t need it

Will Galaxy S20 Ultra owners notice the difference between the 12GB version and the 16GB RAM model? Not really!
Gary SimsFebruary 12, 20202198 shares

How to understand Kryo CPU numbering in Qualcomm Snapdragon processors

Qualcomm Snapdragon processors use Kryo CPUs. These CPUs have their own number system, separate to the Snapdragon numbering.
Gary SimsFebruary 6, 2020184 shares
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