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Must read Android: top 12 stories this week

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 6, 2013
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.
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Samsung says it doesn’t cheat on benchmarks; Apple’s Phil Schiller points out these “shenanigans” on Twitter

by: Chris SmithOctober 4, 2013
Samsung told a publication that it doesn't cheat on benchmarks, as a report suggested recently, while Apple's Phil Schiller noticed Samsung's "shenanigans" on Twitter.
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Do you care that Android manufacturers cheat in benchmarks?

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 4, 2013
On this edition of the Friday Debate, we discuss benchmarks. There's a bit of a scandal going on in the Android community, following reports that several large manufacturers are artificially boosting their scores in benchmarks. Do you care? Or is the whole issue overblown?
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Report: several major Android makers cheat in benchmarks

by: Bogdan PetrovanOctober 2, 2013
AnandTech just released a damning report on benchmark cheating, revealing that, with a few exceptions, devices from major Android OEMs are “optimized” to deliver top results in benchmark tests.
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Galaxy Note 3 benchmark performance artificially boosted by Samsung, new report proves

by: Chris SmithOctober 1, 2013
A new report is able to prove that Samsung has intentionally boosted the performance of the Galaxy Note 3 when the phone is running well-known benchmark apps.
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Geekbench 3 is now live in the Play Store, measures real world performance

by: Joe HindyAugust 17, 2013

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 3 includes 15 new benchmark tests that are designed to model real-world processor [...]
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BDTi upcoming ‘user experience rating’ aims to measure real-world device performance

by: Andrew GrushAugust 16, 2013
Today's mobile benchmarks don't seem to reflect much on real-world use. BDTi hopes to change that with their upcoming 'user experience' rating system. Read on to learn more!
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LG G2 Benchmarks – despite not mattering, are still ridiculously high

by: Darcy LaCouveeAugust 7, 2013

[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 software and the OS itself play a [...]

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Top Android news of the week, August 4, 2013

by: Bogdan PetrovanAugust 4, 2013
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!
 
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LG G2 shows up in AnTuTu with impressive benchmark score of almost 30,000

by: David GonzalesAugust 1, 2013

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, the LG G2’s performance is certainly going to be hard to beat.

The LG G2 is said to be guaranteed to perform like [...]

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