Volkswagen’s emissions cheating scandal had a long, complicated history

2010 Volkswagen Jetta TDI Sportwagen photographed in Washington, DC, USA. (credit: IFCAR) This story originally ran October 8, 2015, just a few weeks after it was discovered that new diesel Volkswagens and Audis ran undisclosed software that allowed the cars to cheat on their US federal emissions tests. This week was the two-year anniversary of […]

OnePlus, Meizu caught cheating in synthetic benchmarks to throttle the performance

OnePlus, Meizu caught cheating in synthetic benchmarks to throttle the performance Based on the test findings, developers over at XDA noted that the OnePlus 3T powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 821 SoC was forced to run at higher clock-speed when a benchmark app was detected. Same sort of tweaking has also been done on OnePlus 3 […]

OnePlus And Meizu ‘BUSTED’ For Cheating Benchmark Tests

OnePlus And Meizu ‘BUSTED’ For Cheating Benchmark Tests OnePlus ensures that added a mechanism to squeeze a little more uses of the processor in certain applications that require more system resources, including titles like AnTuTu or Geekbench 4. Image Credit XDA-Developers As a result, OnePlus has promised to … Read more on techviral.com OnePlus 3 […]

OnePlus And Meizu Caught Cheating On Benchmarking Scores

OnePlus And Meizu Caught Cheating On Benchmarking Scores This time around, both the OnePlus 3T and the Meizu Pro 6 Plus were caught boosting CPU performance for selected apps; although it looks like the problem is no longer all that widespread. XDA developers noted the unusual behaviour of the OnePlus 3T while … Read more […]

OnePlus 3T Caught Cheating in Benchmarking Apps

OnePlus 3T Caught Cheating in Benchmarking Apps In 2013, it was discovered that many top tier OEMs were cheating in popular benchmarking apps by putting their Android devices into an overdrive mode. Since being publicly caught and shamed, many OEMs removed such behaviour from their devices. However, a … Read more on androidbeat.com Huawei Honor […]