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Top500 supercomputer rankings await speed-test shakeup

The latest list of most-powerful computers is a bit of same old, same old. But soon, it won't be so easy to get ahead on the Top500 list by plugging in special-purpose accelerator cards.

By Nov. 18, 2013

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Quad-core smartphone shootout

Find out which of these superphones reigns supreme.

By Dec. 10, 2012

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Samsung again accused of manipulating benchmarks

Arstechnica provides persuasive evidence that Samsung is artificially boosting the speed of its new Galaxy Note 3 in popular benchmarking software.

By Oct. 1, 2013

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5 apps for benchmarking your Android device

Benchmarking apps are useful for measuring the performance of your device and comparing the scores with similar devices. We'll go over five benchmarking apps for Android devices that you can use to see how your device measures up.

By Aug. 9, 2011

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Kyocera Hydro Plus (Cricket Wireless)

Though the Kyocera Hydro Plus is an inexpensive water-resistant phone with an included music service, skip it for better and even cheaper splash-proof alternatives.

By Feb. 18, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Feb. 18, 2014

MSRP: $139.99

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Qualcomm S4 chip renders Ice Cream Sandwich 'butter smooth'

Newest Snapdragon chip ups the ante on dual-core phones running Android 4.0, crushing Samsung's Galaxy S II on some key benchmarks.

By Feb. 21, 2012

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ZTE Boost Max

Consider the Boost Max if you want a cheap Android handset with a lot of screen. But if you can pay a little extra, the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 is the better budget phablet.

By Feb. 6, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Feb. 6, 2014

MSRP: $299.99

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Samsung denies fixing Galaxy S4 benchmarks

Samsung claims it hasn't been cheating on tests after a detailed report claimed code was found on the S4 called 'BenchmarkBooster'.

By Jul. 31, 2013

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ZTE Sonata 4G (Aio Wireless)

If you can live with unimpressive photos, the Sonata 4G is a reliable phone for those on a budget, but LG's prepaid Optimus F6 is the better option.

By Mar. 18, 2014

3 stars Editor's rating Mar. 18, 2014

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iPhone 5C

The iPhone 5C is a great $99 phone that basically replicates the well-reviewed iPhone 5 in a more colorful case.

By Sep. 17, 2013

4 stars Editor's rating Sep. 17, 2013