Benchmark

03.26.14
Benchmarking the new HTC One: less cheating, better performance
03.26.14

Benchmarking the new HTC One: less cheating, better performance

There are actually two "Ones" that launched this week. The star attraction is undoubtedly the HTC...

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03.05.14
Samsung devices no longer boosting benchmark scores after Android 4.4 update
03.05.14

Samsung devices no longer boosting benchmark scores after Android 4.4 update

Those artificially inflated benchmark scores Samsung devices were getting last year? They've been...

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02.20.14
Which Android phones win at gaming?
02.20.14

Which Android phones win at gaming?

A simple kind of happiness reigns in the world of mobile gaming. The app stores are brimming over...

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01.20.14
Google tests the performance limits of D-Wave's quantum computers
01.20.14

Google tests the performance limits of D-Wave's quantum computers

We've long known that D-Wave's quantum computers are specialized tools rather than Swiss Army Kniv...

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11.26.13
Major benchmarking service delists Samsung and HTC phones it suspects of cheating
11.26.13

Major benchmarking service delists Samsung and HTC phones it suspects of cheating

Oh yes, things are really starting to kick off in the arcane world of smartphone benchmarking. Fir...

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11.21.13
Samsung and HTC phones go head-to-head in an 'uncheatable' benchmark test
11.21.13

Samsung and HTC phones go head-to-head in an 'uncheatable' benchmark test

Remember the allegation that Samsung cheats at benchmarks? Despite the manufacturer's semi-denials...

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10.08.13
Intel Bay Trail benchmarks show big boost for Windows 8.1 and Android tablets
10.08.13

Intel Bay Trail benchmarks show big boost for Windows 8.1 and Android tablets

Things are changing at Intel. In the desktop world, the company is used to staggering its efforts...

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10.02.13
In contrast to Android OEMs, Apple and Motorola don't fudge their benchmarking results
10.02.13

In contrast to Android OEMs, Apple and Motorola don't fudge their benchmarking results

While reviewing Samsung's Galaxy Note 3, reviewers at Ars Technica discovered that the device is con...

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