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HTC admits to One (M8) benchmark cheating

It seems that some phone makers are still cheating in Android benchmarks as HTC has admitted that it optimised the One (M8) to push itself harder than normal in order to get higher benchmark results. People began suspecting that this was the case when the new HTC phone began dominating …

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OnePlus 5T launch date suggested in new image

Adding to speculation that arose two weeks ago, the next handset from OnePlus could be right around the corner. If true, the new image that’s circulating the web states that the OnePlus 5T is set to go on sale next month, shortly after its launch date set for mid-November. The …

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OnePlus found collecting personal data without user consent

OnePlus is no stranger to controversy, having manipulated its launch day benchmarks for its OnePlus 5 smartphone. It’s latest debacle, however, is much more sensitive, with the company being accused of tracking personal information without its users’ consent. The accusation comes from security researcher Christopher Moore, who took to a …

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Samsung fined for faked online comments

Samsung has been fined $340,000 after being caught paying for negative comments about competitor products and paying for praise of its own. To a company like Samsung, $340,000 is nothing at all but this could damage its reputation. Samsung was first accused of this back in April, shortly after, the …

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Will GTX570 be caught in new app detection cheat?

Over the years, there have been many famous ‘app detection’ revelations. Probably the most famous was revealed by Beyond3D when genius uber-geeks discovered that changing the name of the 3DMark 2003 executable file created a huge difference for the performance of nVidia cards. Looking at recent documents posted into the …

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Dawn of a new Ice Age with Cryo PC

Ten thousand years after the last great ice age receded (forming the Vale of Aylesbury on its way), Alan Johnson formed Cryo PC in the sleepy village of Granborough. KitGuru went to investigate. His technical team have all concealed their secret lives as ‘enthusiast overclockers’ by working real jobs in …

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