HOWFAST IS THE MI­CROSOFT EDGE BROWSER?

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Other than that, you can play the nu­mer­ous An­droid games and apps read­ily avail­able on the store. We've tried a cou­ple of games, rang­ing from Fall­out Shel­ter to Fruit Ninja and they work fine. Per­haps there might be a game or two that might not be com­pat­i­ble with the pro­gram, but we haven't found one yet.

If you're an iOS user and won­der if the move to An­droid is worth it, or an An­droid user with a crappy phone, BlueS­tacks is some­thing you'll def­i­nitely want to try out.

by When Win­dows 10 was fi­nal­ized back in July, Mi­crosoft came forth to claim that the OS' new bun­dled browser, Mi­crosoft Edge, is “blaz­ing fast” and is beat­ing Chrome and Sa­fari on their own JavaScript bench­marks. Now that we're a few months in, are the claims still true? There are many ways to eval­u­ate a browser, but raw per­for­mance should be the num­ber one cri­te­ria. Ac­cord­ing to Mi­crosoft in July, ver­sus Google's Chrome, Edge is 112 per­cent faster in the We­bKit SunSpi­der bench­mark, 11 per­cent faster in the Google Oc­tane bench­mark, and 37 per­cent faster in the Ap­ple Jet­Stream bench­mark.

But with Chrome be­ing up­dated a cou­ple of times since, is Edge still ahead to­day? Also, how does it stack up against other pop­u­lar browsers, like Mozilla's Fire­fox and its own In­ter­net Ex­plorer? Us­ing a sys­tem based on an In­tel Core i7-5557U pro­ces­sor and the latest ver­sion of each browser at the time of writ­ing, here are some bench­mark re­sults.

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