3DMark

Futuremark Analysis Shows Apple Doesn’t Slow Down Older iPhones on Purpose

Recently, benchmarking company Futuremark set out to debunk long-running speculation that Apple intentionally slows down older iPhones when it releases new software updates as a way to encourage its customers to buy new devices. In order to answer these allegations, Futuremark compiled data from its free 3DMark benchmarking tool, gathering results submitted by users. The company found that iOS updates largely...

Benchmark Cheating Androids Being Delisted From 3DMark Database

Last month, AnandTech released a report that showed how almost all Android smartphone manufacturers are cheating benchmark scores, with Samsung topping the list with its flagship Galaxy S4 and Galaxy Note 3 devices. However, it seems that 3DMark benchmarking app developer Futuremark, is now delisting all cheating Android devices from its database, as pointed out...