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Microsoft Confirms Edge Is Switching to Chromium, and Coming to Windows 7, Windows 8 as Well as macOS

Microsoft has officially announced that it is bringing Chromium engine to Microsoft Edge. The open-source Web rendering engine is already available to the masses through Google’s Chrome browser. The Redmond-based giant also wants to become a “significant contributor” to the Chromium project. Alongside switching to Chromium engine, Microsoft has revealed that it is expanding its Edge to Apple’s macOS. A ... Read More »

Nokia 6.1 Plus Hide Notch option is coming back

The notch was introduced in September 2017 with the iPhone X, and since then it has been a polarizing topic about aesthetics and functionality. While some phones natively had a toggle to have a black bar on top, others were forced to stay with the cutout. The Nokia 6.1 Plus introduced the feature but was later removed by Google, since ... Read More »

The iPhone XR gets the iFixit treatment

iFixit is out with another teardown and unsurprisingly, it’s about the newly released “budget” iPhone XR. There’s a video going through the process of disassembling the handset and also a full step-by-step guide at the source link below. But you are probably here to see how easy it is to repair it if the screen gets damaged or the battery ... Read More »

Realme to release a Helio P70-powered phone soon

The Helio P70 has its first customer – Realme has reportedly picked the new AI-focused chipset for upcoming models. The original (launched just a few months ago) used the Helio P60. The P70 adds 100MHz to the clock speeds of the four big Cortex-A73 cores and also the Mali-G72 MP3 GPU. It also claims 10-30% faster AI performance and improved ... Read More »

Razer Phone 2 gets scratched, bent and burnt, lives to tell the tale

In his latest durability test, Zack from JerryRigEverything gives the Razer Phone 2 the scratch, burn and bend test and the blocky phone passed without losing its structural integrity. There wasn’t anything surprising in the video. The screen scratched like all other Gorilla Glass screens out there – at a level 6. The razor revealed the Razer Phone 2’s silver ... Read More »

Honor Magic 2 official images show the slider, gradient back, and black box

The Honor Magic 2 will be announced on October 31. This all-screen smartphone with a slider has been leaking a lot in recent days and weeks, but not only that – the Huawei sub-brand itself has been posting quite a few teasers already. Today it’s gone ahead and outed a slew of new official images of the device through its ... Read More »

Microsoft to Buy Fallout New Vegas Developer Obsidian: Report

Microsoft is close to acquiring Obsidian Entertainment according to a recent report. Obsidian is responsible for a string of critically acclaimed games such as Fallout New Vegas, Knights of the Old Republic 2, and Alpha Protocol. This marks yet another game studio purchase for Microsoft following its shopping spree earlier in the year that saw it buy Ninja Theory, Playground Games, Compulsion Games, ... Read More »

iPhone Xs Max That Retails at $1,249 Costs $443 in Parts and Assembly Costs: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Apple shaved some parts from the display in its largest new iPhone iPhone Xs Max (256GB) contains about $443 in parts and assembly costs Apple released a trio of new phones earlier this month Apple shaved some parts from the display in its largest new iPhone, helping keep costs under control in what has become the priciest component of its ... Read More »

iOS Web Attack Surfaces That Can Crash and Restart Your iPhone, iPad

HIGHLIGHTS A new iOS hack has been found that restarts iOS devices The hack uses all the available resources on the system This brings a kernel panic that ultimately brings a sudden restart While Apple is busy in the last-minute preparations of iOS 12, a security researcher has shown a proof-of-concept webpage that uses CSS to crash and restart your iOS-running iPhone or ... Read More »

Honor 7X, Honor View 10 Get GPU Turbo Mode and More via Software Updates

HIGHLIGHTS Honor 7X’s update is dubbed 8.0.0.360 Honor View 10 gets its latest 8.0.0.170 update Both updates will roll out to users in a phased manner Huawei brand Honor last week released the latest software updates for its Honor 7X and Honor View 10 smartphones. The updates bring Honor’s ambitious GPU Turbo technology to the two smartphones, which is claimed to offer 60 percent better gaming performance ... Read More »