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Refurbished Galaxy Note 7 coming soon, but should you buy one?

by Robert Triggs 7 hours ago24 comments

The OnePlus 5 is now on sale: here’s how to buy one

by Scott Adam Gordon 15 hours ago21 comments

Moto E4 hands on: $70, really?

by John Velasco 4 days ago14 comments

HTC needs more than great hardware to make a comeback

by David Imel 2 days ago110 comments
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Futuremark delists “suspicious” Samsung and HTC devices from 3DMark scoreboard

Futuremark, maker of the 3DMark cross-platform benchmarking app, announced it removed from its scoreboard several Samsung and HTC devices “suspected of breaking [its] rules.”
by Bogdan PetrovanNovember 26, 201313

GameBench is a new type of benchmark billed as “uncheatable”

British startup Gamebench wants to change benchmarking with a different kind of test, that’s supposed to be impervious to manipulation and better at measuring the often invoked “real ...
by Bogdan PetrovanNovember 21, 201313

Must read Android: top 12 stories this week

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 ...
by Bogdan PetrovanOctober 6, 20134

Samsung says it doesn’t cheat on benchmarks; Apple’s Phil Schiller points out these “shenanigans” on Twitter

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.
by Chris SmithOctober 4, 2013134
 
 

Do you care that Android manufacturers cheat in benchmarks?

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 ...
by Bogdan PetrovanOctober 4, 201352

Report: several major Android makers cheat in benchmarks

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 ...
by Bogdan PetrovanOctober 2, 201368

Galaxy Note 3 benchmark performance artificially boosted by Samsung, new report proves

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.
by Chris SmithOctober 1, 2013182

Geekbench 3 is now live in the Play Store, measures real world performance

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 ...
by Joe HindyAugust 17, 201346

BDTi upcoming ‘user experience rating’ aims to measure real-world device performance

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!
by Andrew GrushAugust 16, 20136

LG G2 Benchmarks – despite not mattering, are still ridiculously high

[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 ...
by Darcy LaCouveeAugust 7, 201344
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