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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

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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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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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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

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iPhone 4S benchmark tests prove it's faster than Galaxy S2

We've run our suite of benchmark tests on the iPhone 4S, and we're delighted to report it's a very fast phone indeed.

By October 18, 2011

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Acer Chromebook C720P

The Acer Chromebook C720P manages to get better at all the key things, adding up to a little laptop alternative that's better than any budget Chromebook we've seen before.

February 13, 2014

3.5 stars Editors' rating February 13, 2014
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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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Befriending a cutesy anime kid, IE 11 cozies up to Windows 7

Internet Explorer used to be the laughing stock of the browser world, but Microsoft's browser is once again a force to be reckoned with thanks to improvements in speed, security, and standards compliance.

By November 7, 2013

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New Intel chip takes fast jabs at iPhone, Galaxy Nexus

Intel's "Medfield" Atom Z2460 smartphone chip is pretty fast. Fast enough to be competitive with the fastest smartphones on the market.

By January 14, 2012

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With Coast, Opera reboots its browser for mobile future

A brand-new iPad browser adopts that fixture of mobile operating systems -- a home screen with a grid of icons -- and marks a new beginning for the Norwegian company's business ambitions.

By September 9, 2013