Lilbits: Microsoft Edge gets more interesting, Chromebooks outsell Macs, and a 31.2 inch color E Ink display

Now that Microsoft’s Edge web browser is based on Google’s open source Chromium project, it behaves a lot like Google’s Chrome browser… and for the most part that’s left me wondering why you’d use Edge instead of Chrome. Microsoft has been adding features that help set its browser apart, but up until now I haven’t […]

MediaTek MT8127 is a quad-core CPU with H.265 video support

Chip maker MediaTek has unveiled a new processor aimed at multimedia tablets. The MediaTek MT8127 is a 1.5 GHz quad-core, ARM Cortex-A7 processor with ARM Mali-450 MP4 graphics and support for HEVC (H.265) video playback. HEVC stands for High Efficiency Video Encoding, and it’s basically a next-gen technology designed to succeed H.264. It doubles the […]