Category Archives: Mobile

Tests Appear to Show the OnePlus 5 Cheats on Benchmark Tests

By | June 22, 2017

Clock throttling when the chip is cheating versus when it isn’t. Credit: XDA-Developers That’s the little, non-cheating cluster on top, and the big, cheating cluster below it. According to XDA, the cheating boosts performance by about 5 percent compared with other solutions equipped with a Snapdragon 835. There are several problems with what the company… Read More »

5 Features That Will Reshape Phones

By | June 19, 2017

Most apps on Android will tolerate the change just fine. Currently, some apps render a little oddly, but that will go away as taller ratios become the norm. As more OEMs ape Samsung, you will see phones shift to these taller screens that use more of the available surface area. Bigger screens, smaller phones. Hard… Read More »

Self-Driving Cars, AI Are Driving New Chip Designs

By | June 16, 2017

Nvidia’s Drive PX2 platform. These reports jive with what we’ve seen from companies like AMD, Nvidia, Tesla, Uber, and Waymo over the past few years. After largely sitting out the AI market, AMD is positioning its upcoming Vega products for AI and HPC workloads, Nvidia is making a huge push into self-driving vehicles, Tesla already… Read More »

Netflix’s New Content Download Option Has a Hidden Catch

By | June 14, 2017

Image by AndroidPolice. According to Netflix’ website, attempting to download content after you’ve hit the maximum number of yearly downloads will incur a 10016-22006 error. The company defines that error as follows: If you experience the error code 10016-22006… It indicates that you have reached the maximum number of downloads for a specific TV show… Read More »