Tag Archives: 8

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 »

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 »

HMD may have quietly discontinued the Nokia 8 Sirocco

The Nokia 8 Sirocco launched at the high price of €750. It has come down quite a bit since then – for example, it’s €520 on Amazon.fr. It’s similarly discounted in the UK too, down to £440. But that’s not the strange part. If you hit “Buy now” on your regional Nokia.com site, you get redirected back to… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi A2 Will Be an Amazon Exclusive, Listing Page Reiterates August 8 India Launch

Xiaomi Mi A2, scheduled to launch in India on August 8, will be an Amazon-exclusive smartphone. The online marketplace is running a teaser page for the smartphone confirming the launch date. However, the Mi A2 price in India is not known yet. Launched in Spainearlier in July, the smartphone is a follow-up to last year’s Mi A1 and the rebranded version of… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition ‘Transparent’ Back Doesn’t Actually Show Its Internals: Report

Xiaomi Mi 8 Explorer Edition, one of the three versions of the company’s latest flagship, gained some popularity following the formal launch in May – thanks to its “transparent” back. But it was later reported that the exposed circuit board was just a sticker. And now, it has been spotted that the Chinese company has used a cosmetic plate that… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Will Come With an Animoji Rival, Mi 8 SE Spotted on Official Website

HIGHLIGHTS The presence of custom emojis has been officially teased Leaked promo images give us a clearer look at the Mi 8 Mi 8 SE was spotted on Xiaomi’s shopping portal Mi 8 is all set to be Chinese phone maker Xiaomi’s next flagship with an official unveiling at the annual product launch it has scheduled for May 31 in China. With… Read More »

Xiaomi Mi 8 Name Explained, New Unlocking Method Teased, and Specifications Leaked

Xiaomi Mi 8 is all set to be launched on May 31, which is just a week away – but the leaks keep on pouring in. The Chinese company is also doing its part in the form of teasers. One of these teasers explains why Xiaomi decided to name the successor its 2017 flagship – Mi 6 – as Mi 8 instead… Read More »

Nokia 7 Plus vs Nokia 8 Sirocco: Price, Specifications, Features Compared

Mobile World Congress 2018 saw the launch of several new smartphones from HMD Global’s Nokia brand of smartphones. Among these were the Nokia 7 Plus and Nokia 8 Sirocco that offer an upgraded experience over last year’s Nokia 7 and Nokia 8 respectively. Part of Google’s Android One initiative, both smartphones are powered by stock Android with no customisations. Here is a quick overview of differences between Nokia’s latest premium smartphones – Nokia… Read More »

Apple Releases iOS 11.3.1 to Fix Aftermarket iPhone 8 Display Issue; macOS 10.13.4 Gets New Security Update

Apple has released iOS 11.3.1 that doesn’t bring any fresh features but addresses an issue that was making the touch functionality of some iPhone 8 devices unresponsive if they use an aftermarket display panel. The issue surfaced with the iOS 11.3 update that was released last month. The new iOS update is available for download for all compatible iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch models. Alongside… Read More »

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Android 8.0 Oreo Update Finally Begins Rolling Out: Report

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 has started receiving its Android 8.0 Oreo update. The South Korean company hasn’t confirmed the rollout as yet, however, users report the update has begun in France. It’s also being said that it isn’t a beta update, but a stable release. To recall, a Samsung Turkey website had last week indicated the Galaxy Note 8 would start receiving its… Read More »