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Microsoft's new IE9 triggers speed-test squabble

The seventh IE version beats rivals on the SunSpider benchmark. But Microsoft doesn't like the test, and Mozilla doesn't like how Microsoft runs it.

By November 18, 2010

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Newer Chrome, Firefox show speed improvements

This post initially misstated which browser is fastest at the SunSpider test of JavaScript performance. Firefox is fastest, once TraceMonkey is enabled.

By October 17, 2008

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Newer Chrome, Firefox show speed improvements

A new JavaScript engine secures Firefox's lead on the SunSpider test, but Chrome showed a 22 percent gain on Google's own performance benchmark.

By October 17, 2008

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Google modernizes Octane JavaScript speed test

The new benchmark is designed to catch a new class of browser performance problems -- and perhaps to curry favor with rival browser makers.

By November 7, 2013

Review

Acer Chromebook 13

One of the nicer-looking and better-performing Chrome OS systems, the 13-inch Acer Chromebook adds some zip by ditching Intel for an Nvidia processor, but also hits a few issues with popular Chrome apps.

September 4, 2014

4 stars Editors' rating September 4, 2014
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Intel smartphone chip No. 1 in some benchmarks, says report

An Intel reference design phone with the new chip is showing solid performance in some important benchmarks, beating devices such as the iPhone 4S and Galaxy Nexus, says chip review site Anandtech.

By January 12, 2012

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Apple's 64-bit A7 chip not quad-core, says chip expert

Apple's A7 appears to be a dual-core design, bucking a quad-core trend in the Android world. But two cores provide plenty of horsepower, says Anandtech.

By September 18, 2013

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Microsoft claims massive speed boost in latest IE 11 build

The new Internet Explorer 11 for Windows 7 Release Preview is 30 percent faster than the competition, says Microsoft. But more importantly, Web browsing is once again a big deal in Redmond.

By September 18, 2013

Review

Apple iPhone 6 Plus

The iPhone 6 Plus is too big for everyone to love it, but it's Apple's best phone this year. If your budget and your pocket can make room for it, give the iPhone 6 Plus serious consideration.

September 16, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating September 16, 2014
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Apple iPhone 6

The iPhone 6 delivers a bigger screen while remaining easy to handle, with plenty of features to satisfy everyone -- and the promise of Apple Pay on the horizon to potentially sweeten the deal even further.

September 16, 2014

4.5 stars Editors' rating September 16, 2014