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It was first reported about a month ago that Samsung was artificially slowing down some of its devices, including the new Galaxy S22 series. It was a software, Samsung’s GOS (Games Optimization Service), that throttled both the CPU and GPU performance rather aggressively. GOS wasn't just throttling games. It restricted performance for over 10,000 apps, […]
Most U.S. smartphone customers that used to buy Google Nexus phones knew what they were signing up for, i.e., mobile devices made for Android enthusiasts who wanted access to the purest form of Google's mobile OS for a relatively low price. Perhaps the same can be said for most Google Pixel customers today, but I […]
Samsung's tale of woe regarding GOS (Game Optimization Service) continues, as a new report reveals that Geekbench — the popular online benchmarking tool — intends to continue removing Samsung devices from its platform. Geekbench was quick to remove several Galaxy smartphones from its platform after reports about Samsung manipulating benchmark score results through GOS first […]
Well, Samsung knows how to keep itself in the headlines, for good and bad reasons. While the popularity of the Galaxy S22 series is keeping them shining on the internet, there is this GOS or game optimization service scandal, revealing that Samsung made false promises while advertising their Galaxy S22 series phones. In a recent […]
Not too long ago, Samsung restructured its business to integrate its mobile division with Samsung Electronics. It meant that Samsung's mobile division was now under TM Roh, a flamboyant personality who often made appearances in launch events. The recent turn of events could trigger yet another corporate restructuring in Samsung, according to a new report. […]
It was discovered earlier this week that Samsung’s GOS (Games Optimization Service) was artificially slowing down apps. The service throttles both CPU and GPU performance for over 10,000 apps that even include the likes of TikTok and Instagram. What stood out was that GOS wasn't slowing down benchmark apps. This shady behavior has already made […]
If there's even the slightest possibility of something shady happening, people tend to take notice. Millions of customers across the globe who bought Samsung Galaxy phones are now taking notice of claims that the company has been artificially slowing down their phones. It's not a good look on Samsung. The claims about its app throttling […]
Ever wondered why games don't play quite well on your shiny new Galaxy S22 despite it packing the best hardware on the market? It turns out that there is more to it than just bad Exynos 2200/Snapdragon 8 Gen 1 performance. The real culprit is Samsung's GOS (Games Optimization Service) which aggressively throttles CPU and […]