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Microsoft outlines its end-of-life timeline for Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge Legacy

Following the debut of its Chromium-based Edge browser earlier this year, Microsoft yesterday announced plans to sunset the legacy version of Edge. Additionally, the company said its Microsoft 365 suite of apps and services is dropping support for Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft is providing users with plenty of notice before support is dropped for both products....

Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are fixing an annoying behavior when dragging and dropping files

For a very long time, web browsers have had a feature that can occasionally be frustrating. Dragging and dropping a file to a browser tab will open the file in the tab. This is fine if it's intended, but it can be aggravating if you were trying to drop a file into an upload box...

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser rolls out to all Windows 10 users via Windows Update

Microsoft released the stable version of its Chromium-based Edge browser to the public earlier this year. Like any other browser (not including Internet Explorer), users had to go out of their way to download and try the new browser. As expected, Microsoft is now pushing the browser to Windows 10 devices via a Windows Update. Since...

Microsoft and Google collaborate on bringing Windows Spellcheck to Chromium-based browsers

Microsoft introduced the original Edge browser as part of Windows 10 back in 2015. The browser was the spiritual successor to the infamous Internet Explorer and aimed to offer an improved, lightweight internet browsing solution for Windows users. However, despite the improvements, Microsoft Edge wasn't as successful as the company had hoped, and because of...

Microsoft Edge for Android gets support for Collections

The Internet Explorer's years of glory ended pretty soon after Google launched its Chrome browser in 2008. Since then, Microsoft's attempt to add new features and even introducing an entirely new browser – Edge – didn't salvage their browser. Things were quite the same until Microsoft decided to rebuild Edge using Chromium – the open-source...

[Update 3: In Stable] Microsoft is working on a Chromium-based browser to replace Edge

Microsoft Edge was released as part of Windows 10 way back in 2015 and was the spiritual successor to the ever-infamous Internet Explorer. Without the likes of ActiveX or Browser Helper Objects, it aimed to be a much more lightweight internet browsing solution. It certainly was universally more liked than Internet Explorer, with Microsoft Edge...

Microsoft’s new Edge browser will ship without ARM64 support and no history or extension sync

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced the general availability (along with a new icon) of its Edge browser based on Chromium. The browser was first made available to download back in April for Insiders, but in January 2020 it will launch to the public. We now have a few more details about what that upcoming version...

Microsoft Launcher 5.7 adds a new Cortana conversation UI while Microsoft Edge adds Read Aloud

Microsoft has been striving to grab a bite of out of Google's userbase and while it can no longer achieve it by launching its own smartphones, the tech giant is pushing out alternatives to Google's apps. The list of Microsoft's apps for Android includes tasks and events planners, a phone-to-desktop notification mirroring app, an SMS...

Hands-on with a leaked build of the new Microsoft Edge browser based on Chromium

For months now, Microsoft has been working on a version of Microsoft Edge based on Chromium. It promises to make big improvements to Edge, which is not very popular, and after using it I can say it really does. This new update is fast and has a lot more features that you may be more...

Microsoft adds Visual Search to Bing to compete with Google Lens

While Microsoft is leading the pack when it comes to its Azure cloud platform, there are many areas where they seem to be stepping on the heels of Google. We recently highlighted the redesigned Microsoft News application with its overhauled UI and AI suggestions. This came shortly after Google launched the redesign of their news...

Microsoft Edge on Android gets Adblock Plus integration and intelligent visual search

Microsoft Edge's first beta version was made available back in October of 2017. Users had to sign up for a beta to be able to download the app. It was eventually made public just a month later. Since then, it has continued to get updates and new features. Today, Microsoft Edge has received four new features....

Android is Getting the Microsoft Edge Browser and Microsoft Launcher

Sadly, Microsoft's mobile platform has been sputtering with little sign of life left but the company hasn't given up on the mobile space entirely. We've seen a number of experimental and staple applications come from Microsoft to Android over the years and now we've learned we're getting two more. The company has officially announced that...