microsoft edge Stories May 20

Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge now available to try on macOS

Since late last year, we’ve been following the development of Microsoft’s attempt to start fresh and do things better with their Edge browser by rebuilding it based on Google’s Chromium (the foundation of Google Chrome). One of the exciting prospects to come out of that development is that Edge would be available on non-Windows platforms. As of today, the new, Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is ready to try out on macOS.

microsoft edge Stories March 24

Late last year, Microsoft confirmed the rumors that they were rebuilding their Edge browser, using open source tech from Chrome like the Blink engine instead of EdgeHTML. This weekend, new screenshots of the Chromium-based Edge (sometimes lovingly called Edgium) have leaked out, giving us a clear picture of Microsoft’s ambitions for the browser.

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microsoft edge Stories December 10, 2018

Microsoft ‘intends’ for its Chromium-based Edge browser to support existing Google Chrome extensions

Just last week, Microsoft revealed that it would be shifting its Edge browser built into Windows 10 to run on Chromium. Now, it’s been confirmed that, with this new version, Microsoft Edge will support Google Chrome extensions. At least, that’s the idea anyway.

microsoft edge Stories July 25, 2018

YouTube’s user interface has changed a lot over the past year, both on mobile devices and on the desktop. Apparently, though, that redesign is causing issues with some browsers…

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microsoft edge Stories February 19, 2018

Google exposes security flaw in Microsoft Edge, no ETA on patch 90 days after discovery

Google has discovered security flaws in competitors products several times in the past, and those discoveries have become the source of some friction. In recent years, that’s included Microsoft, and now Google has discovered yet another issue.

microsoft edge Stories November 3, 2017

Google Chrome comes to the rescue for Microsoft employee when Edge crashes during a live event demo [Video]

Chrome is the favorite browser of, well, just about everyone. It’s a great option for browsing the web in just about any situation, but for obvious reasons, Microsoft pushes its Edge browser on Windows. In a recent live demonstration, Microsoft was showing off some new Azure features, and when Edge crashed, Chrome came to the rescue.

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