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November 5, 2018
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iPhone XR benchmarks confirm essentially identical performance to the iPhone XS

With the iPhone XR containing the same A12 Bionic chip as the iPhone XS, we expected it to offer identical performance, and this has now been confirmed. Macworld reported on the results it found from iPhone XR benchmarks … more… The … Continue reading

October 6, 2018
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Apple’s A12 Bionic comes close to desktop CPU performance in benchmarks

Performance improvements in the A12 Bionic chip used in the iPhone XS and the iPhone XS Max has put Apple’s in-house CPU designs on a par with processors used in notebooks and computers, one extensive deep dive declares, with the … Continue reading

July 19, 2018
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Tested: Thermal conditions in the 2018 i9 MacBook Pro dramatically hampering performance

AppleInsider has both an i7 and i9 2018 MacBook Pro on hand, and it’s time to do our own testing on the thermal throttling situation that positively afflicts the i9 model — at least at launch. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

July 18, 2018
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New Samsung ad attacks iPhone X download speed, ignores performance benchmarks

Samsung’s latest ad attacking the iPhone compares the download speeds of iPhone X to that of the Galaxy S9 while at the same time poking fun at Apple Store employees. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

May 28, 2018
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iPhone X Diary: Video performance lags behind photo quality, but it still has one big advantage …

I didn’t take long to put the iPhone X camera to the test, writing last November that I considered its performance equivalent to a $ 500-600 camera. In particular, I was blown away by its low-light performance. The hardware noise … Continue reading

April 22, 2018
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Apple’s Earth Day Beer Bash features solar-powered Ziggy Marley performance

Apple invited employees to celebrate Earth Day with a Beer Bash at its One Infinite Loop headquarters in Cupertino, Calif., on Friday, an event featuring a performance by Grammy-winning reggae artist Ziggy Marley. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

December 31, 2017
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Review: Apple’s powerhouse iMac Pro wows with stellar performance and design

Apple’s new, high-end iMac Pro packs a ton of power into a svelte, all-in-one desktop machine. Its performance and style are more than enough to impress, giving professional users a much-needed workhorse option in the Mac lineup — provided you … Continue reading

December 11, 2017
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PSA: If you have an older iPhone with slow performance, a new battery could solve your problems

One longstanding complaint from iPhone users is how their device slows down over time, specifically as the device ages and Apple releases new software updates. A Reddit thread has emerged this weekend with some interesting theories as to why this … Continue reading

October 2, 2017
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Video – iPhone 8 Plus A11 Bionic versus iPhone 7 Plus A10 Fusion performance test

The iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus come loaded with Apple’s new A11 Bionic processor. AppleInsider takes a look at everything it brings to the table, and how it compares to the A10 Fusion from the iPhone 7 and iPhone … Continue reading

December 4, 2016
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This week on AI: ‘iPhone 8’ plans, Apple Maps drone fleet, MacBook Pro performance shootout & more

News settled down this week post-Thanksgiving, but there were still developments involving next year’s OLED-equipped "iPhone 8," and hints about where Apple is going with its Maps app and future health hardware. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

October 25, 2016
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Apple invention uses ferrofluids to enhance induction charging performance

As part of research targeting more efficient wireless chargers, perhaps powerful enough to rival Lightning, Apple on Tuesday received a patent for an induction charging method that uses ferrofluids to reduce or negate energy loss typical of such systems. AppleInsider … Continue reading

December 30, 2015
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Apple hit with class action lawsuit over iOS 9’s performance on older iPhones

In a new class action lawsuit, Apple is being accused of deceptive trade practices and false advertising due to its claims of iOS 9 being compatible with older iOS devices, primarily the iPhone 4s. The lawsuit claims that iOS “significantly … Continue reading

June 26, 2015
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Benchmarks Show iPhone Performance Difference When iOS 9’s Low Power Mode is Activated

With iOS 9, Apple introduced a Low Power mode, designed to extend battery life when an iPhone’s power is running low. According to the feature’s description, Low Power mode works by reducing an iPhone’s performance and cutting down on background … Continue reading

April 2, 2015
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Geekbench results from 12-inch MacBook show similar performance to 2011 MacBook Air

Even though the device is not yet available, an early unboxing gave us a hands-on look at Apple’s upcoming 12-inch Retina MacBook this morning, and now Geekbench results from the device have emerged giving us a look at what kind … Continue reading