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What is Induction Cooking? (& Why It’s the Fastest Way to Cook)

Induction cooktops heat up your pan using magnetic fields but how does that work exactly and what are the benefits of induction cooking? Let’s talk about it in this Decodr episode. CHECK OUT GE PROFILE’S INDUCTION OVEN: https://unlockr.co/GEProfileInduction SIGN UP FOR MY NEWSLETTER: https://unlockr.co/EmailNewsletter Thanks for watching!

What is Moore’s Law? (& Why It Affects All of Our Electronics)

There’s been a lot of talk about Moore’s Law lately. It’s dead, it’s alive, and everything in between has been said on various publications across the internet. Well, after month’s of research and talking to some of the best experts in the field I think we can truly answer whether Moore’s Law is dead or not, why it matters to you and I, and what’s next for our computer chips. Thanks for watching!

What AI is Really Doing On Your Phone

There’s all this talk about AI and machine learning on our mobile devices lately but what does mobile AI actually mean? Here’s some examples of what mobile AI is actually doing on your devices right now and how it’s affecting your daily life. Check out what phones are getting the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 chipset here: https://www.qualcomm.com/products/snapdragon-8-gen-1-mobile-platform Thanks for watching!

What is WiFi 6E? (& Why It’s The Most Important WiFi Update in Years)

The latest version of WiFi is called WiFi 6E and if you’ve heard of it, maybe you’ve been wondering what WiFi 6E is exactly? In this video, I’ll explain what WiFi 6E is, what the difference is between WiFi 6 vs WiFi 6E and why it’s such an important update to the WiFi standard. LINK(S) MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO:(If you buy something from a link, I may earn a commission but you will not be charged any extra) Check out Qualcomm’s WiFi 6E tech here: https://unlockr.co/QualcommWiFi6E My original WiFi 6 video: https://youtu.be/YAI3I9QehG4 Thanks for watching!

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 of issues with connection speeds and general confusion (along with USB4). Thanks again to Intel H Series Processors for sponsoring the video, check them out & what they can do here: https://unlockr.co/Intel11thGenHSeries Thanks for watching!

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 some quantum scientists and think I can give you a better understanding of what quantum computing is, how it works, and what it will help us with (and what it won’t). Thanks to NTT Research for sponsoring this video (& letting me bother their scientists). Check out what they’re doing in the world of quantum here – https://unlockr.co/NTTResearchQuantum

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) to figure out how it enables 120hz displays while keeping your battery from dying instantly. Come check it out and let me know what you think! #sponsored but hope you enjoy it regardless 🙂 LINK(S) MENTIONED IN THE VIDEO: (If you buy something from a link, I may earn a commission but you will not be charged any extra) Check …

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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 Xe is as well as Intel Evo and how it might actually help them compete eventually with the M1 Apple Macbooks. Check it out and let me know what you think! Thanks for watching!

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 this Decodr episode, we’ll talk about what ARM actually is, the difference between ARM and x86, and why more companies are making ARM chipsets lately. Thanks for watching!

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 this Decodr episode, let’s go through what machine learning actually is, how it works, and how your phone actually uses it every day. Thanks for watching!

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 the Sidekick 3, the third generation of the iconic device and probably the apex of the Sidekick line (and the only one I could find on eBay that worked if I’m honest). Now, when the original version launched back in 2002 under the brand name Sidekick, the top selling phone in the world that year was this, the Nokia 6100. …

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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 explainer series here on the channel, let’s talk about this clever little measurement tool. What is LiDAR? So, firstly LiDAR isn’t new and has been around for a while.  It’s mainly used by scientists, usually in the form of lidar drones, to examine the surface of the earth and it’s used in conjunction with other sensors on various autonomous cars …

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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 the entire country totaled $1.14 trillion or so in 2017. The average cost of a data breach in the world in 2018 was $3.86 million (up 6.4% from the year before). Also, in the US, that number is $7.91 million. Needless to say, there is a lot of money being made in cybercrime and malware and it’s only growing. It’s …

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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 leaks of course) was the new Samsung Galaxy Z Flip. This new foldable device folds in half length wise compared to the original Fold they released not too long ago (and rereleased shortly thereafter) that folded width-wise. This means it instead goes from a 6.7″ 21.9:9 aspect ratio “normal” sized phone down to a square sized very compact one.  Now, …

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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 done. Question is, what exactly is night mode and what ridiculous sorcery does it use to see in the dark? Well in this episode of Decodr, where I explain a new piece of technology each week, let’s dive into the tech behind night mode and see how it can help you take much better photos in the dark. Let me …

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