In its first test, Japan's L0 maglev train has lived up to over six years of hype.
As of yesterday, the Kindle Fire is officially out. Are your still on the fence about the $200 tablet? Perhaps this speed test comparison video against the iPad 2 will convince you that the Kindle Fire is a fairly capable tablet.
Some 45,000 tests later and Android is victorious against the iPhone — at least from a web browser speed test perspective. Pitting an iPhone 4 running the latest iOS 4.3 against a Google Nexus S on Android 2.3, the Android web browser smoked the iPhone 4 easily when loading up web pages.
Dual-core processors in mobile devices are starting to pop up everywhere. And why not? It's like a magic bean that speeds everything up. In this video, LG's Optimus 2X (aka Star) shows of what a second core can do in edging out the speedy iPhone 4.
RIM just posted a video to its YouTube channel that shows off some impressive rendering speed for its upcoming BlackBerry PlayBook tablet versus Apple's iPad. Sure, this is just fodder to feed the BlackBerry fanboys, but if the PlayBook really is as fast as it looks in this video, then there might finally be a worthy competitor in town.
Let's do a quick test to see how much faster the iPhone 4 is compared with its predecessor, the iPhone 3GS. Take a look at the video below, and you'll see that launching apps is just about the same on both models, only slightly faster on the iPhone 4.
How's your broadband treating you lately? Ookla, the company responsible for that useful speedtest.net site where you can quickly measure your broadband download and upload speeds, released some telling stats today.