Microsoft’s New Browser Is Called Edge

edgelogoThe web browser update that was scheduled to be released with the upcoming Windows 10 release, which has been code-named “Spartan” is officially being named “Edge” according to recent information from Redmond.  Internet Explorer 11 will be retained for legacy corporate web application support, but the new Edge browser is supposed to be leaner and quicker than IE, and a worthy competitor to Google’s popular Chrome browser.

Internet Explorer has known issues with some websites that have been recoded in HTML5, and these issues do not appear to be improving with the usual Windows Updates fixes.  The new browser is being well-received by those people who are participating in the Window 10 Professional Preview program.

This article was posted earlier on my cybersecurity website


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