Tag Archive: Performance


Bluboo S3 shows up for a killer performance in grueling battery test (Promoted)

The Bluboo S3 features an 8,500mAh battery. How does that big tank of juice stand up to four hours of heavy usage? Read on – and watch the video – to find out.

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House of Marley Uplift 2 review: Striking and well-designed, but falls short in performance

House of Marley’s Uplift 2 Wireless Headset provides a beautiful aesthetic and solid sound quality, but at $ 79.99, is it worth the price tag?

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Galaxy S9 teaser videos highlight potential Animoji competitor, low-light camera performance

The hype machine is in full effect.

We’re getting down to the wire here, with Samsung’s Galaxy S9 launch event just over a week away on February 25 at MWC 2018. The hype machine is in full effect, so much so that Samsung has posted three different promo videos to its Korean YouTube channel to tease upcoming features of the phones. They’re only 15 seconds each and obviously don’t show the phones themselves, but the theming of each one  [Read More…]

Amazon said to be making its own AI chip for faster Alexa performance

A dedicated chip would allow Alexa to perform speech recognition without contacting the almighty cloud.

Amazon Alexa is undoubtedly one of the leaders in the virtual assistant space, and while I’ve never found it to be slow on devices like the Echo, a new report suggests that it may get even faster thanks to a new AI chipset.

According to The Information, Amazon is in the process of building a dedicated hardware chip to be used with  [Read More…]

New ZTE Axon 7 update brings security patches, performance improvements

It’s been awhile since we’ve heard anything about the ZTE Axon 7, but that’s changing today, and it’s good news for folks that are rocking that device.

ZTE has announced a new software update for the Axon 7. The update bumps the Axon 7 to build B35 and brings with it the December 2017 Android security patches, fixes for the Blueborne and KRACK vulnerabilities, and some other improvements and fixes.

Here’s what ZTE says is included with this Axon 7 update:

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Syllable D9X – a pair of truly wireless earbuds with a quirky design and spotty performance

Design Just to give you some fair warning, dear Android Guys, this is going to be something of a rant, design-wise. I have many nits to pick with Syllable’s D9X, and a good number of them are likely petty and/or highly subjective. You’ve been warned! The D9X Bluetooth headset have a truly unique design, in […]

Boost PC game performance with Game Fire Pro

Have you noticed lag in your PC gaming performance? Yes, we’re talking about stuttering frames, slow game load times, clicking on something that takes a minute to load as opposed to seconds when you played the game for the first time? Everything works new at first because, well, it is new. However, the newness wears […]

Ulefone Power 2 benchmarks tip performance for budget-friendly handset

Ulefone’s latest phone, the Power 2, is a modest step up from its predecessor, improving things across the processor, memory, and storage. Indeed, the new model has a faster octa-core MTK6750T MediaTek processor, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage. What does this do in terms of performance? As you’ll see in the official Ulefone video below, the […]

Google and Huawei taken to court over Nexus 6P performance issues

Suffering boot loops and severe battery drain? A lawsuit filed in Texas alleges the same, and that Google and Huawei have offered little help on the matter.

The Nexus 6P battery drain and boot looping issues have happened to so many people — my husband and myself, included —that there’s now a lawsuit filed against Google and Huawei over the device’s numerous issues.

According to a press release from the firm behind the lawsuit, Chimicles & Tikellis, the complaint  [Read More…]

Weak G5 performance hurt LG’s mobile business in Q4 despite ‘strong sales’ of V20

LG couldn’t catch a break in 2016. Let’s hope 2017 fares better.

The hits keep coming for LG, as the company posted a loss of some $ 224 million in the fourth quarter on declining mobile sales.

Revenue in the mobile division declined 25% between Q4 2015 and the same period last year, with LG calling the situation “challenging.” The G5 was mainly to blame, though there was some slowdown in the entire category for the Korean giant, which  [Read More…]