Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge on mobile now includes a built-in fake news detector

In 2019, we still don’t really know what to do about fake news. With nothing to disincentivize viral hyperpartisan headlines and other exercises in confirmation bias, online misinformation seems

Microsoft Edge goes Chromium (and macOS)

The rumors were true: Microsoft Edge is moving to the open-source Chromium platform, the same platform that powers Google’s Chrome browser. And once that is done, Microsoft is bringing Edge to m

Microsoft’s Edge browser now lets you mute tabs

Unlike other browser vendors, Microsoft remains committed to a relatively slow update cycle that sees the company launch major new versions of Edge in sync with the bi-annual Windows 10 updates. It do

Microsoft’s Edge browser is now available for Android and iOS

Last month, Microsoft announced its intentions to bring its Edge Browser to iOS and Android, as it works to broaden its reach on third-party mobile devices. After being made available in preview form

Microsoft looks to iOS and Android for its path forward in mobile

Between the release of Windows 10 Fall Creators Edition and the announcement of a new Surface Book, today’s Microsoft news was firmly focused on the desktop. But as the company works to build it

Microsoft says its Edge browser is still more energy-efficient than its competitors

Once upon a time, browsers were all about getting faster and scoring better on JavaScript benchmarks than their competitors. While speed still matters, many developers have recently focused more on en

Firefox overtakes Microsoft’s IE and Edge browsers, but Chrome continues to dominate

Microsoft may have built a new web browser that is befitting of today's Internet, but its decision to develop Edge and deprioritize Internet Explorer might be benefitting its rivals.

Skype voice and video calls now work plugin-free on Microsoft’s Edge browser

Microsoft is making Skype in the browser plugin-free, the company announced this morning. But before you get too excited, be aware that this new experience only works in Microsoft Edge for now. Other

Microsoft launches first preview of its Edge browser with extension support

Extension support has long been one of the weaker features in Microsoft’s browsers. With Edge, the company now offers a new, more modern browser, and starting today, users who signed up for t

Why browser extensions change the way we work

Browser extensions change the way we work. They alter facets of your job by changing the experience of the apps on which you rely so they conform to your workflow -- versus having to open 17 separate

Microsoft Today Ends Support For Windows 8, Old Versions Of Internet Explorer

Microsoft’s push towards Windows 10 continues. Today, Microsoft is ending support for Windows 8, as well as older versions of its Internet Explorer web browser, IE 8, IE 9, and IE 10. For end us

Microsoft’s New Edge Browser Is A Windows-Only Play For Now

Microsoft has no immediate plans to let its new browser out of Windows 10. The software giant indicated today that it has no current intention of shipping Edge, formerly known as 'Project Spartan,'

Microsoft’s New Browser Will Be Called Microsoft Edge

We knew that Internet Explorer was dead. We knew a successor was coming. We just didn't know the official name, beyond the "Project Spartan" placeholder. Now we do.