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Samsung Galaxy S8 Active: Why?

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Here’s how we’re already living in 1984

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Are smartphones still getting faster? Does Moore’s law still apply?

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The history of Android OS: its name, origin and more

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What is in your smartphone? – Gary explains

We know about the exteriors of our phones, the design language and the build materials. But what about the insides? If you take one apart, what do you find?
by Gary SimsFebruary 23, 20172

Best of Android 2016: Performance

Want to know the best phone to buy? If performance is the key to winning you over, this installment of the Best of Android 2016 will set the record straight.
by Team AADecember 29, 201635

Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 versus Apple A10 Fusion

Qualcomm's flagship SoC for 2017 is the Snapdragon 821, and Apple's is the A10 Fusion. They are both popular chips, but how do they compare? Let's find out.
by Gary SimsDecember 2, 201674

ARM announces G51: Second GPU based on Bifrost architecture

ARM unveiled its Bifrost GPU architecture in May 2016, along with the high-end Mali-G71. Now for the midrange ARM has announced the Vulkan enabled Mali-G51.
by Gary SimsOctober 31, 201613
 
 

The ARM Mali-G71 and Bifrost – Everything you need to know

ARM has announced a new mobile GPU, the Mali-G71, based on a whole new GPU architecture called Bifrost.
by Gary SimsMay 30, 20164

What is a GPU and how does it work? – Gary explains

For many people GPUs are shrouded in mystery. You might know they have something to do with 3D gaming, but beyond that maybe you don't really understand what is going on. So let's take ...
by Gary SimsMay 24, 20162

Imagination introduces PowerVR Series8XE GPUs, brings OpenGL ES 3.2 and Vulkan to the ultra-affordable market

Imagination has released details of its next generation of GPUs, the PowerVR Series8XE family. In doing so it has raised the bar for low-end smartphones by including support for OpenGL ...
by Preetam NathFebruary 22, 20162

Virtual Reality: The Ice Cave

Inside story of porting ARM's Ice Cave demo to Virtual Reality using Unity and the Samsung Gear VR.
by Team AADecember 23, 2015

Best of Android 2015: Performance

Want to know what’s the best phone to buy? We can help. For this installment in Best of Android 2015, we’re taking a look at performance.
by Team AADecember 10, 201537

Beware of the benchmarks, how to know what to look for

Benchmarks and smartphones have a chequered history, but we're here to breakdown what you can and cannot trust about benchmarking.
by Robert TriggsMay 8, 201528
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