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Why All 5G is Not Created Equal

The number of names for 5G is confusing: 5G, 5G Ultra Capacity, 5G Ultra-Wideband, 5G Plus, 5G Nationwide, and more. Why so many 5G names? Why so many 5G icons? What’s the difference between all these 5Gs? Well, in this […]

What is Thunderbolt 4? (& Why It’s The Best Connection Available)

So what is Thunderbolt 4? What is the difference between Thunderbolt 4 and USB4? And what are the benefits of each? Well, in this Decodr episode, let’s dive into what Thunderbolt 4 is and how it actually solves a lot […]

Quantum Computers Explained in the Easiest Way Possible

Everything I’ve seen trying to answer what quantum computers are or how quantum computers work seems to always give me abstract answers and just leaves me with more questions. So in this Decodr episode, I bugged the hell out of […]

The Real Reason Qualcomm Launched a Phone

You might have heard about the Smartphone for Snapdragon Insiders. This unique device was launched recently and co-developed by Qualcomm and Asus. The question is: why does this phone exist? Well, in this Decodr episode, my explainer series on the […]

What is LTPO? (& How This Amazing Tech Makes Your Phone’s Display Better)

A few devices have now launched with LTPO displays but if you’re wondering what LTPO is then you’re not alone. I went and researched it with the help of OnePlus (as they have it on their latest OnePlus 9 Pro) […]

What Is Intel Xe (& Is It Their Answer to the Apple M1?)

I recently used an Intel Xe laptop and was very surprised that it could playback my video footage so I ended up researching how that was possible. I contacted Intel and they helped me make this video on what Intel […]

What is ARM? (& Why Is It In Everything Now)

Apple with their new ARM M1 chipsets, Microsoft already using ARM processors with Windows, the entire mobile phone industry running on ARM chips, you might be wondering, “What is ARM?” and why are we seeing it more lately. Well, in […]

What is Machine Learning? (& How Your Phone Uses It Every Single Day)

Every major phone manufacturer has touted machine learning and AI in their new devices and told us how amazing it is, but what is machine learning? What is AI? And what is it doing in our phones exactly anyway? In […]

Why 8K is NOT Pointless

There is no shortage of people out there talking about how dumb 8K is. And, honestly, having seen 8K TVs next to 4K ones many, many times, I can tell you there is a difference. Frankly, they’re using measurements and […]

Why This Was One of the Most Important Phones in History

You might not know it but that is the sound of one of the most important, albeit underrated, phones in history. In this Decodr episode, my explainer series here on the channel, let me explain what I mean. This is […]

What is Encryption? (& How it Works to Protect Your Data)

There is a lot of information in today’s world. From emails to website data, photos, videos, etc. all bouncing around the world wide web to your computer, phone, and TV sending data within your own home network to each other, […]

What is Malware? The Most Common Types, How They Work, & How to Easily Avoid Them All

The total cost of malware in 2015 was about $500 billion dollars. In 2019, that jumped to $2 trillion, and it’s expected to hit $6 trillion in 2021. To put that into perspective, all of the US’s retail sales throughout […]

Why the Samsung Galaxy Z Flip is the Future of Foldables

At Samsung’s recent unpacked event in San Francisco, we got to see the latest S20 lineup in all their glory (and I’ll be doing a complete walkthrough and real-world test on them ASAP), but the surprise (minus the ton of […]

What is Night Mode? (& How It Makes Your Phone Take Much Better Photos in the Dark)

Night mode, night sight, bright night, whatever you call it, this camera mode now available on a ton of smartphones allows you to take photos in much darker environments while still getting an image that is very much usable when […]

What is Stadia? (& How It Could Change Videos Games Forever)

You’ve probably heard of Stadia at some point recently. Google has been touting it, their new video game streaming service, for a while now. And if you didn’t hear them beating their chest about it, maybe you heard the early […]