Google has announced several new features and updates for its Play Console, allowing developers to improve their app performance and marketing techniques, while aiding them in maximizing their reach.
Google says it's "made all apps faster by default" with no app changes needed; and along with faster boot times, it's also improving battery life and performance by putting limits on app activities.
Mozilla is working on a new performance preference for its settings menu which should come with or before the launch of the new Photon UI. The tab will let users alter the number of content processes.
It appears that the Windows Store version of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard is plagued by performance issues, with many reviews claiming that the game crashes immediately upon launch.
Elephone's S7 came to market recently with a focus on affordability and design. We tested the handset to see how a $250 Android device stands up in today's market and how it fares in day-to-day use.
Nvidia's latest Game Ready drivers, 375.86 WHQL, were supposed to optimize machines for new gaming titles. Instead, the new drivers are significantly decreasing performance and causing flickering.
Samsung is likely working on its next-generation mobile chip, which is supposedly built on a 10nm FinFET process and is currently hitting speeds of 4Ghz in tests, outperforming the Snapdragon 830.
Microsoft has introduced EdgeHTML 14, its most significant update to its Edge browser with the launch of Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which brings improved performance, efficiency, and security.
A credible leak seems to show a number of benchmarks that were run on Nvidia's new GeForce 1070 GTX card. It shows the new-gen, Pascal-using GPU blow past the competition and older models.
Samsung has announced the start of mass production of what it calls the "industry's first" 10 nanometre-class DRAM. Samsung will likely use the technology in its flagship device next year.
Rocksteady Studios has updated Batman: Arkham Knight for PC squashing some bugs, boosting performance, adding support for December's DLC and including 'heavier rain' in the opening scene of the game.
Following the continued issues in the re-release of Batman: Arkham Knight for PC, Warner Bros. is offering refunds for buyers before the end of 2015, regardless of the time they have spent playing it.
The wait for a new Windows 10 Mobile Insider Preview goes on - but Microsoft has acknowledged reports from some users of its most recent build, who say its performance is becoming worse over time.
Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain is now out for PC and consoles. Using the latest AMD and Nvidia drivers, we tested 26 DirectX 11 graphics cards covering most price ranges.
Qualcomm claims that its next-generation Snapdragon 820 SoC - featuring its new custom-designed 'Kryo' 64-bit CPU - will offer up to twice the performance, and twice as much battery life, as the 810.
After upgrading the HP EliteBook 1020 to Windows 10, we ran it through the normal gauntlet of benchmarks to see if there was performance difference, and we'll share the results with you now.
Today's modern games and many productivity applications can consume 4GB on its own, so there's little argument for not going with 8GB. However, the need for 16GB of memory is a hotly debated subject.
Microsoft's latest OS gets the benchmark treatment against Windows 8.1 and the beloved Windows 7. Benchmarks include boot up/shutdown times, file copying, encoding, browsing, gaming and more.
Countless PC gamers, whether Nvidia or AMD users, have expressed anger about Arkham Knight's performance with reports of constant stuttering ruining gameplay. Here's our take.
Breaking down today's best hardware across five price points, the TechSpot PC buying guide was recently updated with our latest recommendations. Now, we've built them and pit them against each other.
Reports started to surface last year that Samsung SSD 840/EVO drives were no longer performing as new. We've looked deep into the problem to understand what's been fixed and what hasn't.
The Homeworld Remastered Collection brings high-res textures and models, new visual effects, recreated cinematic scenes, and support for HD, Ultra HD and 4K resolutions.
Android 5.0 Lollipop tested in the Moto X, Moto G, LG G3 and Galaxy S5. TechSpot explores Android 5.0 and how it's improved performance and battery life on current handsets.
Dying Light takes place in an expansive urban environment where players navigate using free running 'parkour' mechanics while scavenging for supplies to craft weapons and defend against zombies.
Graphics have always been a selling point of the Far Cry series as few games offer the same open world environments that can be experienced in Far Cry. The latest iteration is no exception.
Already one of the most iconic and atmospheric first-person shooters around, Metro has received some post-release polish in "Redux" that should present a greater challenge for today's GPUs.
Microsoft's move to free up resources reserved for Kinect, seems to have caused some confusion among users. Despite what you may have heard, removing the peripheral doesn't help performance at all.
A Japanese research team studying the NAND chips used in solid state drives has discovered a way to boost the speed of the devices by up to 300% with nothing more than a simple firmware update.
While you may not need a Radeon R9 290X or a GeForce GTX 780 Ti to get the most out of these games, we're curious to see how hard those titles can push today's hardware.
Using Thief's built-in benchmark we've ran dozens of tests that you'll be able to compare with your own results, and for those wanting to upgrade this will give you a clear picture of what's required.
Currently Kaveri APUs can be paired with one of two discrete GPUs: the Radeon R7 240 and R7 250. Both are sub-$100 cards that when combined with AMD's on-die GPU could provide surprising results.
Panasonic has announced the hardware specs for the Performance version of its upcoming 20-inch Toughpad that runs Windows 8.1 and has a 4K display. It will be released in the spring.
I had a tough time benchmarking Battlefield 4, but not because it's a bad game. On the contrary, I couldn't focus on my job because I wanted to keep playing. And that's saying something...
Bohemia Interactive is offering Arma 3 exclusively for PC, and the studio has no doubt been working tirelessly to ensure a smooth launch. As part of its development...
It doesn't take much graphics power to run Blacklist on ultra if you can get by with a relatively low resolution such as 1680x1050. In that scenario, a Radeon HD 7870 or GeForce GTX 660 will let you..
While the package is a little rough around the edges, the $32 you pay for the LCDSysInfo for GOverlay is a device with a lot of functionality, and a lot of potential for even more...
Company of Heroes 2 is set in World War II but focuses on the Eastern Front. It's built on Relic's proprietary Essence 3.0 engine, which takes advantage of DirectX 11 but also supports DirectX 9.
AnandTech has performed an analysis on the known hardware of the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, revealing that (at least on paper) the PlayStation 4 has a faster GPU with more memory bandwidth.
PC gamers won't have to wait for graphical extras. Crysis 3 launched with high-resolution textures, DX11 support and plenty of customization options that set it apart from the diluted consoles builds.
Like the original game, Far Cry 3 is set on a tropical island, this time found somewhere at the intersection of the Indian and Pacific Oceans. In typical TechSpot fashion, we'll be testing Far Cry...
For Call of Duty fans, developer Treyarch just delivered an early Christmas present when they released Black Ops II this week. As the ninth game in the Call of Duty franchise and the sequel to the...
Medal of Honor: Warfighter calls for no less than a 3GHz quad-core processor paired with a GeForce GTX 560 or Radeon HD 6950. Given those upper-end requirements, we expect the title to be fairly...
For comparing Windows 7 and Windows 8 we will measure and test the performance of various aspects of the operating system including: boot up and shutdown times, file copying, encoding, browsing...
After a year with the Samsung Galaxy Ace, I take a look at the phone in retrospect, comparing how it stacks up against its competition past, present and future, and examine it closely.
Wait, your SSD wasn't fast enough? You'll be pleased to know a group of Japanese researchers agree, so they've managed to find a way to squeeze some more performance from available technologies.
It's been hinted that Max Payne 3 will make the most of current high-end PCs, with DirectX 11 tessellation compatibility and "advanced graphics options" available to PC players.
After 11 years in the making and more setbacks than we care to count, Blizzard has finally unleashed a third installment to its cult classic dungeon crawler. Having waited over a decade, the arrival..
Considered a successor to Tribes 2, Tribes: Ascend embraces its heritage by incorporating the same fast-paced combat, tons of maps, weapons, vehicles and unique traversal mechanics.