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Category: WebXPRT 2013

WebXPRT: What would you like to see?

At over 412,000 runs and counting, WebXPRT is our most popular benchmark. From the first release in 2013, it’s been popular with device manufacturers, developers, tech journalists, and consumers because it’s easy to run, it runs on almost anything with a web browser, and it evaluates device performance using the types of web-based tasks that people [...]

WebXPRT passes another milestone!

We’re excited to see that users have successfully completed over 250,000 WebXPRT runs! From the original WebXPRT 2013 to the most recent version, WebXPRT 3, this tool has been popular with manufacturers, developers, consumers, and media outlets around the world because it’s easy to run, it runs quickly and on a wide variety of platforms, [...]

Best practices

Recently, a tester wrote in and asked for help determining why they were seeing different WebXPRT scores on two tablets with the same hardware configuration. The scores differed by approximately 7.5 percent. This can happen for many reasons, including different software stacks, but score variability can also result from different testing behavior and environments. While [...]

XPRTs around the world

This week, we posted an updated version of our “XPRTs around the world” infographic. From time to time, we like to give readers a broader view of the impact that the XPRTs are having around the world, and the infographic shows just how far and wide the XPRTs’ reach has grown. Here are some numbers [...]

An exciting milestone for WebXPRT!

If you’re familiar with the run counter on WebXPRT.com, you may have noticed that WebXPRT recently passed a pretty significant milestone. Since we released WebXPRT 2013, users running WebXPRT 2013 and 2015 have successfully completed over 100,000 runs! We’re thrilled about WebXPRT’s ongoing popularity, and we think that it’s due to the benchmark’s unique combination [...]

How we do it

In the modern world, we’re awash in statistics and it’s interesting how they sometimes contradict each other. In this season, polls are an obvious example. They seldom agree and sometimes, as in the case of Brexit, they can be spectacularly wrong. The real world is complicated and there are many ways to look at the [...]