Performance

Why crowdsourced computing benchmarks are the future

Cloud computing and open source software have freed IT practitioners from so much legacy vendor baggage over the past few years. Isn’t it time to free them from inane benchmark boasting, too? A crowdsourced platform where users share their real-world performance experiences could help.

iPhone 3G and iOS 4: Benchmarking the 4.1 Update

When iOS 4 was released, many iPhone 3G owners felt pains associated with having a slower device due to an OS that was more processor intensive. Has the 4.1 update finally closed the door on the issue of iOS 4 running sluggishly on the iPhone 3G?