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Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 Benchmarks and Comparison: As Powerful as Promised, for Better or Worse

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 was officially announced last December, though its reveal at the annual Snapdragon Tech Summit left us with almost as many questions as answers. While we managed to get a surface-level description of its architecture and capabilities, so far, we’ve had to rely on the company’s internal data — namely, its quoted […]

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GeckoLinux Beta Does openSuse Better

The latest developmental beta release of GeckoLinux brings this custom spinoff distro of openSuse to new levels of performance and convenience. When I first looked at GeckoLinux in late 2015, I was impressed with the developer’s efforts to smooth over what I did not like about using the Suse infrastructure. GeckoLinux impressed me then. It […]

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Sonar Could Help Devs Build a Better Website

Microsoft’s Sonar, released under an open source license, could help developers build more effective and secure websites. Sonar, a linting tool and site scanner, is the next evolution of the static scan tool, according to Microsoft. The team that developed Microsoft’s Edge browser created Sonar as a better way for website maintainers to check performance […]

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ARM Announces the Mali-D71 and Assertive Display 5 for Better VR Performance and HDR Content

ARM’s processors and GPUs are well-known to the Android world. Most Android phones use ARM’s CPU cores (the latest being the ARM Cortex-A73), and ARM’s Mali-GPUs are found in Samsung, HiSilicon, and MediaTek’s SoCs. The Exynos 8895, for example, has the Mali-G71MP20 GPU. However, ARM doesn’t just make mobile processors and GPUs. Today, the British […]

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