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Mobile Usability

93/100

Good

Mobile Speed

66/100

Medium

Last tested: 2017-08-27

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tomshardware.com Mobile Usability: 93/100
tomshardware.com Mobile Usability Test Quick Overview

Size tap targets appropriately

Some of the links/buttons on your webpage may be too small for a user to easily tap on a touchscreen. Consider making these tap targets larger to provide a better user experience.
The following tap targets are close to other nearby tap targets and may need additional spacing around them.
The tap target <label for="headerLinkControl" class="header-control…off fa fa-bars"> and 2 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <label for="headerLinkControl" class="header-control…off fa fa-bars"> and 2 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.tom…ommunity/login" class="header-user li…om-omniture-tl"> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/news/best-deals,30458.html">Best Deals</a> and 15 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <label for="tab-home-news-1"> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <label for="tab-home-news-1"> and 1 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <label for="tab-home-news-2"> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <label for="tab-home-news-1">1</label> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <label for="tab-home-news-2">2</label> and 2 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/articles/">ALL</a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/t/build-your-own/">Build your own</a> and 3 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="/reviews/msi-x…oard,5052.html">MSI X370 Krait…erboard Review</a> and 4 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://www.tom…s-cards,1.html">Graphic Cards</a> and 1 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a id="aw0" href="https://google…s/atlas/promo/"></a> is close to 1 other tap targets.
The tap target <div id="abgcp" class="abgcp">AdChoices</div> is close to 2 other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://purch.com/advertise/" class="footer-about-link">Advertising</a> and 7 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a href="http://purch.c…yright-policy/" class="footer-about-link">Copyright Policy</a> and 1 others are close to other tap targets.
The tap target <a id="tmn-mobile-anc…_mobile-anchor" href="javascript: fu…obileAnchor();">Close</a> is close to 4 other tap targets.
tomshardware.com Mobile Speed: 66/100
tomshardware.com Mobile Speed Test Quick Overview

Eliminate render-blocking JavaScript and CSS in above-the-fold content

Your page has 1 blocking script resources and 2 blocking CSS resources. This causes a delay in rendering your page.
http://www.tomshardware.com/js/Purch/require.js
Optimize CSS Delivery of the following:
http://www.tomshardware.com/css/compiled/grunt/tom…to.home.css?1.11.2-217
http://fonts.googleapis.com/css?family=Oswald:700
Leverage browser caching

Setting an expiry date or a maximum age in the HTTP headers for static resources instructs the browser to load previously downloaded resources from local disk rather than over the network.
Leverage browser caching for the following cacheable resources:
http://ads.servebom.com/tmnhead.js (expiration not specified)
http://www.tomshardware.com/js/Purch/require.js (expiration not specified)
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http://www.googletagmanager.com/gtm.js?id=GTM-BPDQ&l=gtmDataLayer (15 minutes)
http://www.googletagservices.com/tag/js/gpt.js (15 minutes)
http://connect.facebook.net/en_US/all.js (20 minutes)
https://connect.facebook.net/en_US/fbevents.js (20 minutes)
https://connect.facebook.net/signals/config/638852559596202?v=2.7.6 (20 minutes)
http://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js (30 minutes)
https://apis.google.com/js/plusone.js (30 minutes)
https://apis.google.com/js/rpc:shindig_random.js?onload=init (30 minutes)
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https://w.estat.com/js/whap.js (60 minutes)
http://www.google-analytics.com/analytics.js (2 hours)
https://cdn.perfdrive.com/static/jscall_min.js (3 hours)
Minify JavaScript

Compacting JavaScript code can save many bytes of data and speed up downloading, parsing, and execution time.
Minify JavaScript for the following resources to reduce their size by 15.2KiB (45% reduction).
Minifying http://www.tomshardware.com/js/Purch/require.js could save 12.8KiB (62% reduction) after compression.
Minifying http://ads.servebom.com/tmnhead.js could save 2.4KiB (18% reduction) after compression.
Optimize images

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Optimize the following images to reduce their size by 12.7KiB (36% reduction).
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Compressing https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-KWmSNsz2bQc/AAA…f5MKo/photo.jpg?sz=104 could save 1.7KiB (41% reduction).
Reduce server response time

Enable compression

Compressing resources with gzip or deflate can reduce the number of bytes sent over the network.
Enable compression for the following resources to reduce their transfer size by 4.7KiB (48% reduction).
Compressing http://cdn.parsiski.com/core/assets/cookieSync.js could save 1.3KiB (51% reduction).
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Minify CSS

Compacting CSS code can save many bytes of data and speed up download and parse times.
Minify CSS for the following resources to reduce their size by 4.4KiB (14% reduction).
Minifying http://www.tomshardware.com/css/compiled/grunt/tom…to.home.css?1.11.2-217 could save 4.4KiB (14% reduction) after compression.

tomshardware.com Mobile Resources


Total Resources229
Number of Hosts88
Static Resources82
JavaScript Resources59
CSS Resources3

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