Gears & Gadgets

Microsoft’s fonts catch out another fraudster—this time in Canada

Enlarge / The Calibri font. Don’t use this if you’re forging anything written before 2007. Peter Bright You’d think that people forging documents would have learned by now. Canadian Gerald McGoey was judged to have falsified documents in an attempt to protect certain assets from bankruptcy proceedings because—and stop me if you’ve heard this before—the […]

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Windows 10 will chew up another 7GB of disk space to make sure it can update

Enlarge / Windows 10: Doing great things sometimes requires 7GB? Kiyoshi Ota/Bloomberg via Getty Images The latest Windows 10 Insider build, number 18312, introduces a new feature wherein the operating system reserves a big old chunk of disk space, effectively expanding its on-disk footprint by another 7GB. The storage reservation is to ensure that certain […]

Gaming

Fortnite streamer DrLupo raises another $611,000 for St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital

Gaming celebrity Benjamin “DrLupo” Lupo and his followers raised more than $ 611,000 for charity during a 24-hour Fortnite livestream Saturday. The money goes to support the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For the full year, DrLupo has raised more than $ 1.3 million for the charity. The latest donations came in from […]

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Report: Microsoft is scrapping Edge, switching to just another Chrome clone

Enlarge Getty / Aurich Windows Central reports that Microsoft is planning to replace its Edge browser, which uses Microsoft’s own EdgeHTML rendering engine and Chakra JavaScript engine, with a new browser built on Chromium, the open source counterpart to Google’s Chrome. The new browser has the codename Anaheim. The report is short on details. The […]