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The WebXPRT 3 results calculation white paper is now available

As we’ve discussed in prior blog posts, transparency is a core value of our open development community. A key part of being transparent is explaining how we design our benchmarks, why we make certain development decisions, and how the benchmarks actually work. This week, to help WebXPRT 3 testers understand how the benchmark calculates results, [...]

The XPRTs in action

In the near future, we’ll update our “XPRTs around the world” infographic, which provides a snapshot of how people are using the XPRTs worldwide. Among other stats, we include the number of XPRT web mentions, articles, and reviews that have appeared during a given period. Recently, we learned how one of those statistics—a single web [...]

Just before showtime

In case you missed the announcement, WebXPRT 3 is now live! Please try it out, submit your test results, and feel free to send us your questions or comments. During the final push toward launch day, it occurred to us that not all of our readers are aware of the steps involved in preparing a [...]

WebXPRT 3 is here!

We’re excited to announce that WebXPRT 3 is now available to the public. BenchmarkXPRT Development Community members have been using a community preview for several weeks, but now anyone can run WebXPRT 3 and publish their results. As we mentioned on the blog, WebXPRT 3 has a completely new UI, updated workloads, and new test [...]

Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community release WebXPRT 3, a free online performance evaluation tool for web-enabled devices

Durham, NC — Principled Technologies and the BenchmarkXPRT Development Community have released WebXPRT 3, a free online tool that gives objective information about how well a laptop, tablet, smartphone, or any other web-enabled device handles common web tasks. Anyone can go to WebXPRT.com and compare existing performance evaluation results on a variety of devices or run [...]

WebXPRT 3 arrives next week!

After much development work and testing, we’re happy to report that we’ll be releasing WebXPRT 3 early next week! Here are the final workload names and descriptions. 1) Photo Enhancement: Applies three effects to two photos each using Canvas. 2) Organize Album Using AI: Detects faces and classifies images using the ConvNetJS neural network library. [...]