Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Becomes Free-to-Play, Gets PUBG- and Fortnite-Like Battle Royale Mode, Prime Status Membership

Video game publisher Valve has announced major updates for Counter-Strike: Global Offensive. Firstly, the full game has now become free-to-play with all users getting access to all game modes. There is an additional paid CS:GO Prime Status subscription that comes with special access to exclusive souvenir items, item drops, and weapons cases. Secondly, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive also adds… Read More »

Microsoft confirms Edge switch to Chromium, Windows 7, 8 and macOS support

Microsoft confirmed earlier rumors that it will be rebuilding Edge on the Chromium platform. It will also be bringing the browsers to more platforms, including Windows 7, 8 and macOS. The Microsoft Edge browser currently runs on the EdgeHTML engine. The new variant, codenamed Anaheim, will be rebuilt on the Chromium platform and use the Blink rendering engine… Read More »

Rare white reindeer calf spotted on camera in Norway

Mads Nordsveen, 24, from Oslo, said he spotted the animal in the snow on a walk in northern Norway. The images, where the animal almost fades into the landscape, has now been liked almost 20,000 times since they were posted on Monday. Sharing the images on Instagram, the photographer commented: “He almost disappeared into the snow!” White reindeers… Read More »

EMUI 9 arrives to Chinese Huawei P20-series

Huawei just announced that it started seeding the latest version of its custom UI – EMUI 9 based on Android 9.0 Pie. But for now, it’s only available in China so the international Huawei P20 and P20 Pro owners will have to wait a bit longer. Probably not that much, though. The update brings brand new UI, gesture-based… Read More »

Honor 8C launched in India for $170

Honor just introduced its latest midranger in India, as promised. The Honor 8C comes with Snapdragon 632 chipset and 4,000 mAh battery and can be pre-ordered on Amazon and Honor’s online store, with shipments and store launch scheduled for December 10. The Honor 8C has a 6.26” HD+ screen with a notch and a tall 19:9 ratio. There… Read More »

OnePlus 6T McLaren Edition to have 10GB of RAM, 256GB of storage

OnePlus is announcing a special edition 6T in cooperation with McLaren on December 11. The partnership was revealed a couple of days ago, but no details about the smartphone have been outed on that occasion. Now a new report says we should expect a OnePlus 6T with 10GB of RAM and 256GB of storage to be that special… Read More »

Asus Zenfone Max Pro M2 confirmed to arrive on December 11 in India

After yesterday’s massive leak, the only thing that was left out is the launch date of Asus’ mid-range Zenfone Max duo. Well, Asus India has got us covered because, in its recent tweet, the company officially confirmed the date – December 11. And it’s going to be a FlipkaBut that’s not all. The Twitter post includes a short… Read More »

French wireless authority finds 8 phones that exceeded SAR limits

SAR – the Specific Absorption Rate – is a measure of how much energy is absorbed by the human body from the radio emissions from phones. Various wireless authorities do strict testing to make sure that manufacturers stay within limits and as France’s ANFR found out, sometimes phones exceed the limit. During the first half of 2018, the… Read More »

The lessons children should be taught when it comes to social media

The conventional code of polite behaviour has undergone a modern makeover, with the introduction of “social media etiquette” to help combat the rise of “online verbal abuse and bullying”. Social media presenter Aziz Al-Sa’afin spoke to Duncan Garner. Watch the video.  [“source=forbes]

‘They silenced Khashoggi but gave thousands a voice’

  Omar Abdulaziz in his adopted city of Montreal. Photograph: François Ollivier/Washington Post/Getty Images For Omar Abdulaziz, a 27-year-old Saudi dissident living in exile in Canada, the murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi was more than a prominent columnist and veteran who knew the ins and outs of the Saudi royal court. He was a mentor and father figure. Abdulaziz,… Read More »