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Apple tests Samsung’s curved OLED displays for future iPhones

Samsung is supplying Apple with OLED displays for the Apple Watch, and is trying to sell Cupertino on using its panels in other devices as well. Could future iPhones come with an OLED-based curved screen? Depends on how the tests go. According to a new report, Samsung wasted no time dispatching OLED display samples for future […]

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iPhone 6s can’t topple the latest Androids in expert camera tests

Apple’s new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus may be packing its best iSight camera yet, but it’s not good enough to topple the latest Android devices. In DxOMark’s expert camera tests, Apple’s latest smartphones achieve a score of 82, which is five points less than the current mobile leader, Sony’s Xperia Z5. That’s also one […]

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iPhone 6s Plus outsnaps Sony Xperia Z5 in camera tests

Sony’s new Xperia Z5 has the best smartphone camera available, according to the experts at DxOMark — but that could be about to change. In a number of real-world tests, the Xperia Z5’s 23-megapixel shooter is outperformed by the 12-megapixel camera inside the iPhone 6s Plus. Sony’s latest flagship certainly has its advantages. Not only […]

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Real-world tests show benefits of iPhone 6s with the ‘good’ chip

iPhone 6s units with a TSMC A9 processor score two hours’ better battery life over those with Samsung chips in GeekBench test scores, but real-world gains of the “good” chip might be much less significant. Several YouTubers have put the iPhone 6s TSMC and Samsung A9 chips to the test in real-world scenarios to get […]

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Early tests show iPhone 6s is nearly two times faster than rest of the industry

The iPhone 6s is so fast, not only does it destroy the iPhone 6 in speed tests, it tops the iPad Air 2 and every Android device on the market, according to initial benchmark tests. Apple’s engineers managed to make some huge GPU improvements on the iPhone 6s thanks to new technology that allows the […]

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Apple Car is almost ready for public road tests

Apple is reported to have met with officials at California’s Department of Motor Vehicles to discuss plans to test its self-driving Apple Car on public roads. What does this mean? Quite possibly that we’re set to get a glimpse of the Apple Car a lot sooner than most people figured. According to the Guardian, the fact […]

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Galaxy S6 blows away iPhone (and everything else) in pro camera tests

Every smartphone maker promises us great photos from its latest devices, but few Android handsets are actually capable of taking them consistently. That’s not the case with the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, which are just as impressive as Samsung said they… Read more ›

iPhone 6 beats its biggest rivals in smartphone camera tests

Apple’s new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus carry the best smartphone cameras you can buy right now, according to the camera and lens experts at DxOMark. Both devices achieve an impressive rating of 82 out of 100, beating the Samsung… Read more ›

Name It! Relentlessly Tests Your Knowledge Of Things That Mean Stuff [Review]

If you fancy yourself an expert on abbreviations, acronyms, and symbols, you might want to have a go at Name It!, a new trivia game that focuses on those three things (known collectively — and somewhat awkwardly — as “AASs”).…

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iPad Air Is 80% Faster Than Its Predecessor In Benchmark Tests

The fourth-generation iPad with its dual-core A6X processor was certainly no slouch, but it looks like one when you put it up against the new iPad Air. Thanks to that new 64-bit A7 chip, the iPad Air is an incredible…

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