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Gary Sims
Technical writer, author and blogger.
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Gary Explains Sep 17
One of the advantages of mirrorless cameras, like the Sony a7, is that you can easily use them with vintage film-era full frame lenses like the Helios 44-2 58mm f2.0 or the Canon FD 50mm f1.8. Want to know more?
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Gary Sims Sep 17
Did you see this from a "former British Army soldier, & grandson of the Windrush generation."
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Gary Sims Sep 13
Replying to @simonmigliano
Simple. Don't install pirated software.
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Gary Explains Sep 13
Apple just announced its new mobile processor, the Apple A12 Bionic. How does it compare to processors from Qualcomm, Samsung and Huawei? Here is my preliminary analysis: Apple A12 vs Snapdragon vs Exynos vs Kirin -
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Gary Explains Sep 12
Huawei's new Kirin 980 SoC has 4x Cortex-A76 cores, 4x Cortex-A55 cores, the latest Arm Mali GPU and boasts a new dual-core NPU. It is destined for the Mate 20, which will be launched in Oct, as well as the upcoming Honor Magic 2. Want to find out more?
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Bartosz Debski Sep 11
WHAT? Thanks for RT. This should put people off from such digital purchases. Convenience is not an excuse. Content still should be available to those who paid for it.
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Gary Sims Sep 8
Replying to @jaj008
When it is ready.
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Boing Boing Sep 7
The future is here today: you can't play Bach on Youtube because Sony says they own his compositions.
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Gary Explains Sep 7
Fortnite’s battle with Android fragmentation:
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Gary Explains Sep 6
There is a company (Tentsile) that specializes in tents which aren't pitch on the ground, but are suspended between trees. I met some neighbors who happened to be vacationing near me from the company. This is my quick look at Tree Tents and Giant Hammocks
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Gary Explains Sep 6
New video scheduled to be published in just over two hours from now. This one is a little different, more about engineering than computing, but it is a fun video! Make sure you are subscribed to the channel:
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Gary Sims Aug 31
A short video showing some of the beautiful landscape found alongside the Transalpina, Romania.
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Gary Sims Aug 30
A drone shot taken from the Transalpina.
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Gary Sims Aug 30
Lake Vidra near the Transalpina.
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Gary Sims Aug 30
The caves of Polovragi!
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Gary Sims Aug 28
My son took this. If you want to see more photos like this then I recommend his Instagram stream:
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Gary Sims Aug 28
Near the top of the TransAlpina.
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Gary Explains Aug 27
I took this with a manual focus vintage lens on the Sony a7 with a simple adapter. I will be doing a video on vintage lens and the Sony a7 in September.
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Gary Sims Aug 27
So the switch/hub is hanging from the two cat5 cables and the power supply is hanging from the switch! I am assured it is just temporary!
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