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Qualcomm brings the Snapdragon 865 to the robotics world

The Robotics RB5 is Qualcomm's new robotics platform based around a Snapdragon 865-like SoC, with industrial-grade temperature ranges from -40°C to 105°C. → Read More

Ray tracing is coming to mobile, and more news from Gary Explains

Ray tracing is coming to mobile and our Windows Terminal review — here is the top news you need to know from Gary Explains. → Read More

Top 11 Raspberry Pi projects for everyone

Here is a look at the best Raspberry Pi Projects for beginners, advanced users, and kids. The best Raspberry Pi project for everyone! → Read More

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

Apple's CEO says the $400 iPhone SE is "faster than the fastest Android phones." Is that true? Let's find out with an iPhone vs Android speed test showdown. → Read More

Synology DiskStation DS420j 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 my review, hands-on, and quick setup guide. → Read More

Nvidia Jetson Xavier NX review: redefining GPU accelerated machine learning

A machine learning module out-of-the-box, support for HDMI and M.2 NVMe SSD drives, and much more. This is our Nvidia Jetson Xavier NX dev kit review! → Read More

3 things you should know about the AV1 codec

The AV1 codec has been in the news a lot as Netflix, Google, and MediaTek have all made announcements around it. Here's what you should know about AV1. → Read More

Should you switch to the Brave Web Browser?

The Brave browser blocks ads and tracking cookies, making the web a safer and faster place. Learn more in our Brave browser review. → Read More

Red Magic 5G review: Big on gaming, not so great on the details

The Red Magic 5G is a solid gaming phone with a 144Hz display, trigger buttons, and active liquid cooling. → Read More

Oppo Reno 3 Pro review: All about the cameras

The Oppo Reno 3 Pro has 5 cameras plus a depth of field sensor. It isn't a gaming beast, however it does put those cameras to good use! → Read More

Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra's 16GB of RAM is overkill and you don't need it

Will Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra owners notice the difference between the 12GB base version and the 16GB RAM model? Not really! → Read More

How to understand Kryo CPU numbering in Qualcomm Snapdragon processors

Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors use Kryo CPUs. These CPUs have their own number system, separate to the Snapdragon numbering. Confused? Don't be. → Read More

Microsoft Surface Pro X: All the pros and cons of Windows on Arm in one laptop

The Surface Pro X has lots to offer in terms of power efficiency and 4G connectivity. However will the use of an Arm processor, and the price, be its doom? → Read More

Single-core vs multi-core processors: Which are better for smartphones?

What are the pros and cons of using a single-core processor compared to a multi-core processor? Find out in this single-core vs multi-core processor test! → Read More

Gary Explains: Could ultrasound replace switches and buttons on your phone?

The era of the humble button and the trustworthy switch could be over. → Read More

New dedicated Speed Test G YouTube channel: Speed tests galore!

The new channel will be dedicated to Speed Test G videos so that all the permutations don't overload Gary Explains. → Read More

FlashRouters VPN router review: VPN privacy for the whole home

FlashRouters offers wireless routers with open-source firmware so you can install a secure VPN in your home. Here is our FlashRouters VPN Router review! → Read More

Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus: What can you do with 12GB of RAM and 1TB storage?

The 1TB variant of Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus has 12GB of RAM. But is it useful? In this article, I take a look at the usefulness of the 12GB of RAM plus I explore the potential of that 1TB of internal storage. → Read More

Jetson Nano review: Is it AI for the masses?

The Jetson Nano is NVIDIA's latest machine learning board in its Jetson range. It costs just $99 for a full development board with a quad-core Cortex-A57 CPU and a 128 CUDA core Maxwell GPU. There is also 4GB of RAM and USB 3.0. Here is my full review. → Read More

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

The 1TB version of the Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus has 12GB of RAM and costs $1,600 in the U.S. That is $600 more than the base model S10 Plus. Is it worth it? Here is a quick unboxing! → Read More