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Nexus 5 leak

This week, the veil lifted on the Nexus 5, Android 4.4 KitKat leaked, we got confirmation that curved phones are coming soon, the Note 3 launched amidst controversy, Google downplayed Android malware, and the benchmark debacle erupted.

Geekbench 3

If you’ve been looking for a new way to benchmark your device, then Primate Labs Inc has just launched an app for you. It’s called Geekbench 3 and its claim to fame is it tests your device based on real world performance as opposed to just graphics performance. So there are still apps like AnTuTu and Quadrant Standard for graphics, but now there is another for actual, real world performance benchmarks. Geekbench 3 boasts a lot of features that tests your devices in a way that they aren’t usually tested. Here are a few according to their official website. Geekbench…

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[Update regarding our benchmarks score: the initial results from our Sony Xperia were too high. After we did the benchmark 10 more times, it averaged out to around 29495.] For the pure hardware evangelists amongst us, benchmarks matter. For those among you that got hooked on the great GHz race between AMD and Intel in the nineties and early 2000′s will know that numbers matter – to some. When it comes down to real world performance, we’ve seen devices with substantially less ‘power’ under the hood still offer the user a butter smooth, polished and pleasurable Android experience. This is because…

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This week, we had some good news for owners of bogged down Nexus 7s (2012), Samsung got caught red-handed, MS Office hit Android, the Moto X has landed (finally), and Google has your back if you lose your phone. Let’s kick it!

LG G2

If you still don’t know just how excited you should be over the fact that the LG G2 is now on its way, we’re here to show you a little something that should put some things into perspective. You see, the LG G2 — under the codename LG-D802 — recently showed up on AnTuTu Benchmark with a very impressive benchmark score of nearly 30,000 points. It clocked in at 29,909 points, to be exact. And that is no small feat. Given that the current high score on the AnTuTu Benchmark ratings page sits at just a bit over 20,000 points,…