Microsoft: Windows 11 has the highest quality scores, promises more features

Windows 11 is now widely available and it contains some good ideas, but it has received mixed reviews from users and critics. While some users like the new WinUI and design refresh, many believe that the OS sacrifices productivity for modern design and it also made some fundamental changes to the overall experience for no good reason. During Computex 2022, Panos Panay, head of Windows and Surface at Microsoft, noted that Windows 11 has the highest quality scores. The company continues to focus on “quality, quality, quality” while still adding new features and accessibility improvements to the operating system. “The energy [at Microsoft] is palpable, again, from a data standpoint.

vivo X Fold and X Note get excellent A+ scores from DisplayMate

  vivo is launching two new devices this week: its first foldable, the vivo X Fold, and a huge 7” phone, the vivo X Note. Both were built with an eye on quality, especially when it comes to the displays – both scored A+ marks from DisplayMate. vivo X Fold and X Note get A+ marks from DisplayMate The company bought high quality panels and materials. The inner display on the X Fold uses an LTPO panel with a 1-120 Hz refresh rate, Samsung E5 emissive materials and Ultra Thin Glass (UTG) from Schott (which also supplies UTG for Samsung’s Galaxy Z Fold). The 7” 21:10 display on the X

Qualcomm Reveals Snapdragon 888 Benchmark Scores: More Powerful Than Apple’s A14 Bionic?

Earlier this month Qualcomm announced their next top of the line mobile SoC, the Snapdragon 888, which is going to power the next suite of flagship Android smartphones. Recently, Qualcomm shared some benchmark scores of its latest SoC that will be competing with other flagship chipsets including Apple’s A14 Bionic, Huawei’s Kirin 9000, and Samsung’s upcoming Exynos 2100. So how does it fare against the competition? To recall, the Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 is built onSamsung Semiconductor’s 5nm LPE process node. It comprises the Kryo 680 CPU which is the first CPU to bring ARM’s Cortex X-1 coreonboard clocked at 2.84GHz along with A-78 and A-55 cores, in the 1+3+4 architecture,

Qualcomm Shares Snapdragon 888 SoC Benchmark Scores

  Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC has been put through a series of synthetic industry benchmark tests by the company itself. Launched earlier this month as a successor to last year’s Snapdragon 865, the new SoC from Qualcomm posted impressive scores in benchmark tests including platforms such as AnTuTu, Geekbench, and more. The company usually allows third-party reviewers to have hands-on access to the latest Snapdragon reference design. However, owing to the coronavirus-induced pandemic this year, Qualcomm has collated results across leading industry benchmark testing system. Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 SoC benchmark results Qualcomm has provided benchmark scores for its Snapdragon 888 SoC based on CPU, GPU, and AI use cases across

MacBook Air With M1 Processor Scores Over One Million Points on AnTuTu

MacBook Air with the recently launched Apple M1 chipset has been spotted on AnTuTu, posting a score of over one million points on the benchmarking site. It trumps iPad Pro with A12Z processor, and the new MacBook Air disguises itself as an iPad Pro with iOS 14.2 software. Apple used the AnTuTu iOS app for the test as macOS Big Sur is capable of running iOS apps on M1-based models. The MacBook Air with M1 chip was recently spotted on Geekbench as well, posting impressive scores there as well. AnTuTu has published scores of the M1-based MacBook Air and it manages to achieve 11,19,243 points that includes a CPU score

AMD Ryzen 5 5600X early bird Cinebench scores leak out

One of the biggest tech events this week is set to be the release of the first batch of AMD Ryzen 5000 Series desktop CPUs on Thursday. The following four Zen 3 architecture CPUs are supposed to be available from 5th November; the Ryzen 9 5950X and 5900X, the Ryzen 7 5800X, and the Ryzen 5 5600X. Of course the latter will be the most affordable / accessible of this opening quartet, and will be watched particularly closely by those on a mid-range budget. In October we reported upon a leaked PassMark CPU result for what was thought to be an AMD Ryzen 5 5600X. The headline winning property of

Geekbench scores for 8th-gen iPad reveal improved specs, 3GB of RAM

As one might expect, considering the upgrade in processor under the hood, the eighth-generation iPad outperforms the 7th-generation model. Earlier this week, Apple unveiled its newest iPad: the eighth-generation model in the lineup. While the hardware design is familiar, with its large bezels and a physical Home button, there are noteworthy upgrades. That includes the A12 Bionic processor that keeps things humming along nicely. And, according to the latest Geekbench scores, that performance is quite the upgrade from the previous model. Bonus info: Tech specs for the 8th-gen iPad Our own Harris Craycraft took to Twitter today to show off the latest GB scores for the 8th-generation iPad. As you

Samsung Galaxy Note 20 scores 3 on iFixit’s repairability scale

Earlier this month, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 20 and Note 20 Ultra. Just a couple of weeks after the launch, iFixit got their hands on the two siblings and they have released a full teardown and repairability scores for the smartphones. iFixit has also given Samsung Galaxy Note 20 a mere 3 out of 10 on the repairability scale. They shared more information on why both the devices scored such a low score on the repairability scale: You’ll only need one screwdriver, a standard Phillips. Many components are modular and can be replaced independently, including the charge port. Battery replacement remains far too difficult for a consumable component. Screen

OnePlus 5T Scores Impressively in Latest Benchmarking Leak – This Model Features 8GB RAM

After the release of the OnePlus 5, it isn’t going to take long for the inception of the OnePlus 5T, which is expected to feature an aspect ratio of 18:9 to match the near bezel-less form of the competition’s devices. As it so happens, the phone is going to feature impressive hardware, as you will be able to see once you take a glace at the latest scores of Geekbench. OnePlus 5T Gets Nearly 7,000 Points in Multi-Core Test Results – Will Be Shipping With the 8GB RAM Model This particular model is running Android version 7.1.1 and from the looks of it, it will feature a Snapdragon 835 thanks