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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 LiDAR? (& Why is It on Apple Devices All of a Sudden)

If you’ve seen some of Apple’s new commercials around the iPad Pro, you’ve undoubtedly seen them touting their new LiDAR sensor on it and maybe you wondered, just for a sec: what is LiDAR? Well, in this Decodr episode, my […]

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 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 […]