Jan 2, 2019
Android Authority found six phones that routinely cheated their benchmark scores by recognizing a benchmark app, and throttling everything up to 11 to get the best performance possible. But that’s not representative of normal smartphone operation, so it’s basically cheating. And yes, we name names.
Our roundup features stories about the Nokia 9 and it’s ridiculous 5 cameras on the back, Facebook’s continuing quest to be the most terrible company on the planet, Netflix’s new choose-your-own-adventure Black Mirror episode, Amazon workers’ quest to unionize, Arizona residents’ guerrilla warfare attacks on Waymo cars, and a new world record set in space!