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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 […]

What is Noise Cancelling? (& Why Your Next Headphones Should Have It)

Noise-cancelling is one of the big differentiators on the new Apple Airpods Pro over the standard Airpods, and it’s a big selling point of some of the most popular headphones for travel on Amazon period. Headphones like the Airpods Pro, […]

What is 5G? (& How It’ll Actually Change Your Life)

Chances are you’ve heard the term 5G at some point already. It’s being mentioned a lot right now. And, honestly, there’s a good reason. 5G is going to have a pretty big impact on our daily lives and so, of […]

What is RCS? (& How It’ll Change Text Messaging Forever)

Have you ever sent a picture to a friend through text and had it not only take forever to send but then when your friend does finally get it, it’s a blurry mess? Well, a lot of that comes down […]

What is WiFi 6? (& Why Your Next Router Should Have It)

There has been a lot of talk about the next generation of WiFi called WiFi 6 a lot lately. Now while it might seem like WiFi is just feeling left out while everyone is talking about 5G as the next […]