Tag Archive: Performance


Boost Game Performance on Retina Macs with a Simple Trick

Mac users with Retina displays may have noticed that gaming performance is sometimes reduced on these machines. The reason is quite simple; if you’re running the game at native resolution, then the Mac has to drive the game at full resolution of the display at 2880 x 1440 or greater. A common solution to this … Read More

Enable Low Power Mode on iPhone for Maximum Battery Life Performance

If the average iPhone user has a complaint about their device, it’s almost always that the battery of iPhone doesn’t last as long as they’d like it to. While this is less of a concern with the larger iPhone Plus models, the fact is that all iPhones can run out of battery during the course … Read More [Read More…]

Enable Low Power Mode on iPhone for Maximum Battery Life Performance

If the average iPhone user has a complaint about their device, it’s almost always that the battery of iPhone doesn’t last as long as they’d like it to. While this is less of a concern with the larger iPhone Plus models, the fact is that all iPhones can run out of battery during the course … Read More

OS X 10.11 El Capitan Release Set for Fall with Performance Improvements

OS X El Capitan is the official name of the next version of Mac OS system software. Versioned as OS X 10.11, El Capitan has two primary focus areas; experience, and performance. With many improvements to Spotlight search performance, natural language detection for all searches, enhancements to Mission Control and window management, a new split-screen … Read More

Free app Tweak and Tuneup boosts performance of your Mac

This post is brought to you by Systweak Software, creator of free performance-boosting Mac app Tweak and Tuneup. To get the most out of your Mac, you should occasionally purge all the unwanted files that can negatively affect your system’s… Read more ›

iOS 9 Said to Emphasize Performance, Stability, & Bug Fixes

iOS 9 will primarily aim for system performance and stability improvements, according to a new report from the well-sourced 9to5mac. Furthermore, iOS 9 will have a ‘”huge” focus’ on fixing bugs and bringing under the hood improvements to the mobile experience, while the new iOS version will have less of an emphasis on bringing new … Read More

ARM’s new chips will give iPhone 3.5x performance boost

ARM holdings, the company behind the mobile processor architecture that powers the iPhone and iPad, unveiled its next generation processor blueprints today that it says will increase performance three fold compared to its current designs. The new Cortex-A72 chips aimed… Read more ›

Does iOS 8 Feel Slow? 4 Tips to Help Fix Sluggish Performance & Lag

Though iOS 8 has tons of great new features and so many improvements, the release has not been entirely trouble-free for some users, and certain iPhone and iPad devices may feel as if their performance has degraded after the update. The extent of the speed issue seems to vary, ranging from random and generally sluggish … Read More

Does iOS 8 Feel Slow? 4 Tips to Help Fix Sluggish Performance & Lag

Though iOS 8 has tons of great new features and so many improvements, the release has not been entirely trouble-free for some users, and certain iPhone and iPad devices may feel as if their performance has degraded after the update. The extent of the speed issue seems to vary, ranging from random and generally sluggish … Read More

Side-by-side comparison of gaming performance on iPhone 4s vs. iPhone 5c

Ever wonder how badly graphics and gaming performance gets compromised in the hottest apps on older hardware? As it turns out, not very badly at all. Maybe that’s why iOS has become a major gaming platform. One of the ways… Read more ›