Microsoft 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 Stories December 6, 2018

Microsoft confirms Edge rewrite based on Google’s Chromium for ‘improved compatibility’

Earlier this week, it was reported that Microsoft would be basing their next browser on the same Chromium base used by Google Chrome. Today, Microsoft has stepped in to clarify that Edge, the Windows 10 default browser is not being replaced, but rewritten, with a Chromium base. The company also shared what this means both for users and for the company themselves.

Microsoft Stories December 3, 2018

Whether you’re using Google Chrome, Opera, or Brave to browse the web, under the hood, it’s all based on Chromium. Chrome’s Blink engine has become more-or-less the de facto way to render the web. Microsoft has long tried to avoid that fact by constantly working on Internet Explorer then Edge, but it seems no more. Microsoft is reportedly embracing Chrome’s dominance with a new replacement browser for Windows 10.

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Microsoft Stories October 2, 2018

Ahead of Made by Google 2018 and the Pixel Slate next week, Microsoft today unveiled a handful of new Surface products, including the Surface Pro 6, Surface Laptop 2, Surface Headphones, and Surface Studio 2. The devices were also unveiled at a media event in New York City today.

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Deal: Get Pixelbook at 25% off: $750!

As part of its range of Surface product announcements today, Microsoft announced a new Your Phone functionality for Windows 10. This feature will allow Android users to easily mirror applications from their smartphone to their PC, and access things such as photos and text messages. Microsoft originally announced Your Phone last month, but is available to everyone today.

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Microsoft Stories September 12, 2018

Google Chrome has been around for 10 years and at this point, it’s one of the most popular browsers on the planet. That’s put a lot of pressure on Microsoft to convince Windows users to go with its own browser option, and now it seems Microsoft is adding a warning when you try to install Google’s browser.

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