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Apple Says Poor Performance in Aging iPhones is Part of Delivering a Good User Experience 

After poor performance in older iPhones prompted an investigation by a number of Reddit users and additional testing by benchmark app maker Primate Labs, Apple has finally weighed in on the controversy surrounding its ageing handsets. The verdict? It seems the people were right. Read More >>

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Nexus 9 Benchmarked: As Powerful as a 2012 Mac Pro

The Nexus 9 won't officially ship until November 3rd, but that hasn't stopped one sneaking onto the official Geekbench rankings. With its ridiculous-sounding dual-64-bit CPU, it was always destined to be fast; but according to this, it's on par with a professional-level Mac Pro from a couple of years ago. That's a little insane. Read More >>

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Ugh, Samsung Rigged the Note 3 to Perform Better in Benchmark Tests

After pulling the same dirty trick with the Galaxy S4, Samsung has been caught rigging the Galaxy Note 3 to perform better in benchmark tests than it does anywhere else. It's like all Samsung phones are on performance enhancing drugs or something. Read More >>

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Yep, the New Mac Pro Is Going to Be Screaming

A lot has been said about Apple and its Pro line of machines, and whether it doesn't really care about all the professionals that actually use them day-in, day-out. In fact, it's pretty obvious Apple's changing the definition of what "Pro" means for itself. Thankfully though, the guts inside the bin new Mac Pro are going to be scorchingly fast. Read More >>

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Apple’s Probably Making New MacBook Pros With Haswell Chips

Prepare yourself for the shocking revelation that, yes, Apple probably is making new MacBook Pros, and that, surprisingly, they'll use Intel's latest chips. A recent rumoured benchmark shows Apple could be testing them right now, and that they're pretty damn fast if so. Read More >>

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Which? Magazine: The iPhone 5 is the Slowest Smartphone of Them All

The testing gurus over at Which? have right royally sunk their teeth into the iPhone 5. They tested the seven most popular smartphones in Britain and found the iPhone 5 severely wanting. Read More >>

Mac-Pro-Guts
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Yes, the New Mac Pro Is Going to Be Faster Than the Old One

Shock horror: the first supposed benchmarks from the new Apple Bin Mac Pro are out and it's quicker all round than the previous generation. It's also packing a bespoke build of OS X 10.9 Mavericks and a spec sheet to utterly drool over. Read More >>

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New Mac Mini Torn Down and Benchmarked: Ivy Bridge Kicks Ass

The folks at Mac Mini Vault have benchmarked and torn down the new Mac Minis. The Mac Mini's £499, 2.5GHz Core i5 Ivy Bridge configuration racked up a Geekbench score of 7433 straight out of the box. That's impressive considering last year's Sandy Bridge i5 Mac Mini refresh has a standing average of 6323 on the Geekbench. Read More >>