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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    You can now play more than 2,000 Amiga games in your browser

    In its latest tribute to retro gaming, the Internet Archive has uploaded a treasure trove of games, applications, and demos for the Amiga family of computers. You can play all of them for free, directly in your browser, but be warned — you might run into a few glitchy titles. There are more...
  2. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge Has More Efficient Video Playback, Microsoft Says

    Microsoft Edge, the Windows 10-only successor to web browser Internet Explorer, has already shared test results showing it to be a more power-efficient browser than its competitors. Now, say Jerry Smith, Jatinder Mann and John Simmons, the browser is also better at processing video than other...
  3. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft shows how bad Chrome is for your laptop's battery

    If you're a regular user of Google's Chrome browser then you're probably aware of the effect it has on your laptop battery life. Google has previously promised to improve battery life with Chrome, but most of the quick fixes haven't made a big difference yet. Microsoft has been busy conducting...
  4. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Why I switched back to Firefox

    Remember when you ditched Firefox for Chrome and pinkie-swore you’d never go back? Yeah, me too. But recently I needed to test a Web-based app in Firefox, so, with some hesitance, I took the plunge and installed it. I opened the browser, and saw a lean, minimalist user interface with cool, gray...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Battle of the browsers: Edge vs. Chrome vs. Firefox vs. Safari vs. Opera vs. IE vs. Vivaldi

    Google Chrome used to clearly be the best browser, with its speed advantage and extension ecosystem, but that’s changing. We’re living in the golden age of web browsers, and users are spoiled when it comes to choice. After decades of criticism, Microsoft is replacing Internet Explorer with...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge Pauses to Stop Flash in its Tracks

    Turns out there is another little feature in Microsoft Edge, the version included in build 14316 of Windows 10 which was released yesterday, that should make the fledgling browser a candidate for safest on the web. This afternoon, over on the Microsoft Edge Developers Blog, the browser team...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    The Vivaldi browser offers an easy upgrade from Google Chrome

    The Vivaldi browser now offers a Google-free replacement for Chrome on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. Switching requires very little effort because, like several rivals, it's based on open source Chromium code, and renders websites exactly like Chrome. Vivaldi even runs extensions from...
  8. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Windows 95 running natively in your browser is a sight to behold

    That Windows 95 startup sound always gives me nostalgia, but how about taking it for a whirl without setting anything up whatsoever? Andrea Faulds, a 19-year-old developer in Scotland, managed to get Windows 95 to function fully in the browser without any plugins. It’s a truly incredible sight...
  9. AWS

    Test Edge in the Cloud

    Just a test of IE using Azure cloud APP for OSX.
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft really doesn’t want Windows 10 users to switch to Chrome

    Microsoft has a new trick to convince Windows 10 users to stick with its new Edge browser over Chrome or Firefox. In a newly leaked Windows 10 preview (build 10568), the software giant has added a new prompt targeting users switching default apps. If you have Microsoft Edge set as the default...
  11. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To: Import Internet Favorites into Windows 10's Microsoft Edge from Other Browsers

    Microsoft Edge is a fantastic new web browser that comes with a Windows 10 installation (new or upgrade). It’s a speedy browser and completely compatible with most web sites. Over time many Windows users have been lured away to other browsers like Chrome and Firefox for no fault of their own...
  12. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Edge gets a dark theme in latest Windows 10 leak

    Microsoft is close to finalizing Windows 10, and a newly leaked build today shows off some of the last-minute changes that are being added before the July 29th launch. Microsoft's Edge browser now has its new logo in build 10147, complete with a new look. You can enable a special dark mode...
  13. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    “Injected Ads” Are An Annoying Security Risk Affecting Millions Of Internet Users

    These Google search results may look normal at first glance, but if you look closely, you’ll see that these ads are being “injected” into the page by a third party. Legitimate advertising is an annoyance that most of us tolerate and do our best to ignore. But there are more pernicious forms of...
  14. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft's New Browser Has A Name Only A Mother Could Love

    Microsoft announced the name of its Windows 10 browser last week. While the code name, Project Spartan, was exciting and invoked visions of dominance and strength, the final name Microsoft picked is totally dull and mundane. Microsoft Edge is the successor to Internet Explorer, but the software...
  15. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    POLL RESULTS: Project Spartan First Impressions

    Our poll question from this past week asked what your initial impressions were of Microsoft's new web browser code named Project Spartan. In build 10049 of Windows 10 on desktops we finally got the first public view of this new browser which is expected to be the default web interface on...
  16. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Introducing Project Spartan: The New Browser Built for Windows 10

    Today I’m excited to share more details about “Project Spartan,” the new browser we are introducing in Windows 10. Project Spartan will be available across the Windows 10 device family. It is fast, compatible, and built for the modern Web. Project Spartan is designed to work the way you do...
  17. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    RIP Internet Explorer (1995-2015). We Knew Ye All Too Well

    Microsoft Internet Explorer, a browser familiar to many and loved by few, passed away today after a long illness. It was 19 years old. Bowing to the inevitable, Microsoft admitted today that it had decided to remove IE from life support. (IE will, however, continue to receive tech support...
  18. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Fare Thee Well Internet Explorer

    We all knew this day would come. Late last year the rumors began about a new web browser coming from Microsoft that would be a big part of Windows 10. When Microsoft held their January event focused on the consumer features of Windows 10 this new web browser, Project Spartan, made its formal...
  19. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    A Closer Look At Microsoft's Elegant New Web Browser

    It’s way more minimalist and helpful than before. If you want a sneak peek of Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 offerings beyond what the company has already shown off, look no further. Microsoft blog WinBeta has posted video of a preview version of Microsoft’s new Internet browser, called...
  20. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To Find Out If Superfish Infected Your Computer – And What To Do About It

    If you follow anything having to do with tech on the Internet, you have undoubtedly read something about Superfish in the past 24 hours. In a nutshell, Lenovo sold tons of computers with software called Superfish Visual Discovery pre-installed. Lenovo has been selling computers preloaded with...