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How EAS helps make the Google Pixel the fastest Android phone

Far back in the past when Linux was just an idea in the mind of Linus Torvalds, CPUs were single-core entities which required an immense amount of energy for little power. The first ever commercially available processor, the Intel 4004, ran at a clock-rate of 740kHz on a single core. Back then, there was no need...

SD Cards with 128TB storage, ~1GB/s transfer speeds are coming in the future

The SD Association is a non-profit organization made up of around 900 companies which set out the standards for SD memory cards. They've announced the latest iteration of SD cards, SD express, which aims to provide 985MB/s transfer speeds. Even better, the maximum storage size has grown from 2TB to a huge 128TB. This comes...

HTC 10 vs Galaxy S7 microSD Speed

So first off, we will find the fastest SD Card we can get. Even though two devices might have seemingly identical internal specs, one might read and write to the same SD Card faster than the other. That's because not all microSD slots are built the same. So we decided to test he R/W speed,...

The Need for Better Internet on Our Phones

Mobile internet is an essential part of smartphones nowadays… well, for 75% of us. Despite living in a place where my fastest network reaches 5 megabit download speeds, on very intermittent 3G, it certainly is an essential part for my usage, to the point where even with my third-world network, I simply cannot fathom how there’s...