Apple made some big claims about the performance of the new iPhone 6s. Now that the phones have made their way into the hands of users, it’s time to put those claims to the test. Check out our initial benchmarks comparing the new iPhone 6s Plus to its direct predecessor, the iPhone 6 Plus.
It’s the season of virtualization software updates, and Parallels is first out of the gate this year with the release of Parallels Desktop 11. What’s new in this version and, more importantly, how does it perform compared to its predecessor? Read on for our initial review and benchmarks.
Despite offering seemingly inferior specifications on paper, the iPhone 6 holds its own against faster Android competitors when it comes to gaming, even beating the new Samsung Galaxy S6 by a wide margin in some games.
Project Spartan, Microsoft’s new Web browser for Windows 10, is finally in the hands of Windows Insiders. Microsoft is betting a lot on its next-gen browser, but how does it stack up to IE and competing browsers when it comes to performance? Read on to check out our benchmark showdown of Spartan, IE, Chrome, Firefox, and Opera.
A few years ago, we looked at how to create and benchmark a RAM Disk on your Mac. But hardware has advanced quite a bit since then, and so we wanted to see how Apple’s latest Macs — the 2013 Mac Pro and 2014 MacBook Pro — performed when configured with a RAM Disk. Read on to find out how we got our Mac to transfer data at 5.8 gigabytes per second.
Benchmarks for the new iPad Air 2 are starting to roll in, and the results are impressive. The new A8X CPU powering Apple’s latest flagship tablet is up to 55 percent faster than the iPhone 6, and up to 68 percent faster than the first generation iPad Air, making the Air 2 the most powerful iOS device ever.
With the recent launch of Parallels 10 and Fusion 7, consumers are once again left wondering which virtualization platform to choose for their Mac. We take a comprehensive look at both, and compare how they perform to each other, and to the free VirtualBox, with benchmarks examining overall processing power, graphics performance, and real-world tests like battery life and video encoding. Read on for our full results.
Apple later today will unveil the next generation iPhone lineup, and the expected 4.7-inch model may be 16 to 20 percent faster than the current iPhone 5s, according to Geekbench results published by Weibo user zzray, who has reportedly obtained a working iPhone 6.