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iOS 5 fixes home screen web app performance

06/17, 9:30am

iOS 5 solves speed issues in web apps

Developers have confirmed that iOS 5 solves a slowdown for home screen web apps. A confirmation Thursday showed that Web.app, the gateway for web apps operating outside of Safari, has the same "dynamic-codesigning" privilege as Safari and can use the Nitro JavaScript engine key to the speed-up in iOS 4.3. Regular apps that need a web view don't get the speed, but here the issue is with security as it could act like a workaround.

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Early iPad 2 JavaScript benchmarks show 4X faster browsing

03/03, 2:25pm

iPad 2 4X faster in SunSpider web tests

Early tests of the iPad 2's web performance have suggested a major lift in speed over the original. The combination of iOS 4.3's Nitro engine in Safari with the dual-core A5 gave the newer tablet a SunSpider JavaScript completion time of 2121.7ms, or just over four times faster than the original iPad's 8594.9ms. SlashGear's benchmarks showd it excelling the most in a 3D raytracing test, scoring over five times faster, but also better than the average in access and cryptography tests.

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