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OnePlus 5 accused of cheating in benchmarks, Carl Pei responds

XDA accuses OnePlus 5 of manipulating benchmark scores to gain a 5% performance boost. Earlier this year, the folks at XDA Developers found that the OnePlus 3T and Meizu Pro 6 Plus were cheating at benchmarks, activating a “performance” mode … Continue reading

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OnePlus and Meizu have been cheating benchmarks for some reason

Why are manufacturers still cheating on benchmarks? An XDA Developers investigation in cooperation with our friends at Primate Labs, the company behind the excellent Geekbench test suite for Android, has uncovered a vast conspiracy of benchmarking infractions across thousands of … Continue reading

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T-Mobile’s New myTouch Models Cheating Users Out Of A Megapixel?

When we buy a new smartphone, we expect the device to live up to its quoted technical specifications. If it’s advertised as having a 720p display, it sure better not land on our doorsteps with a qHD component. That’s why … Continue reading

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Galaxy Nexus owner says Microsoft cheating him out of a Windows Phone ‘Smoked’ win

We've always watched Microsoft's "Smoked by Windows Phone" competition with a bit of amusement. On one hand, Microsoft hit a stroke of marketing genius here. (And lord knows it's had enough experiences in the opposite direction.) Put a Windows Phone up … Continue reading

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iPhone 4S’ ‘Find My Friends’ app helps man catch cheating wife

The great thing about the iPhone 4S and iCloud’s new Find My Friends app is that it lets users share their location information with other iOS users in case you’re nearby and want to hang out and party. It’s sort … Continue reading

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