Last week Microsoft confirmed the unprecedented news that it’s rebuilding its Edge web browser atop the Chromium open-source rendering engine. It spells the end for Microsoft’s EdgeHTML engine less than four years after it first shipped to the public with Windows 10’s launch. This leaves me with a mix of feelings. On the one hand, […]
It will take some time for Microsoft to rebuild its Edge browser on Windows 10, but a preview version should be available for Windows Insiders in early 2019.
Some days are more interesting than others, and late yesterday, things got real interesting in the Microsoft-watching world as Windows Central’s Zac Bowden dropped a bombshell: Microsoft is planning to ditch Edge and its EdgeHTML browser engine for a Chromium based new default browser for Windows 10. There’s lots to unpack in this bit of […]
Microsoft is having to rethink and ultimately shutter its current EdgeHTML development in favor of a Google-inspired alternative