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  1. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft's war against Chrome battery life now includes Windows 10 notifications

    Microsoft decided to target Google's Chrome browser back in June with a new campaign designed to highlight how bad the browser is for your laptop battery life. While Microsoft's marketing effort was initially limited to a YouTube video and associated website, the software maker has started to...
  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 squanders browser dominance in record time

    An estimated 33 million users deserted Microsoft's browsers last month, pushing the Redmond, Wash. company's browser strategy ever closer to the edge of irrelevancy, according to analytics data published today. Internet Explorer (IE) and Edge combined to account for 36.7% of the global user...
  4. 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...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    IE 8, 9, and 10 Expire Today and We’re Left with…Chrome

    I want what Microsoft promised. I wanted to believe that, with Windows 10, we were going to get a fast, stable, plug-in capable, feature-rich new web browser. Once called Project Spartan (a much cooler name than what it ended up with), Edge is now months past it’s official delivery date and I’m...
  6. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft is pulling the plug on Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next Tuesday

    Microsoft is ending support for Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10 next week on January 12th, releasing a final patch encouraging users to upgrade to one of the company's more recent browsers. The end of support means that these older versions of Internet Explorer will no longer receive security...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Nearly 370M IE users have just 6 weeks to upgrade

    Nearly 370 million Internet Explorer users have just six weeks to upgrade their browsers or switch to one from a Microsoft rival, new data showed today. In August 2014, Microsoft took Internet Explorer (IE) users by surprise when it announced that most had to be running IE11 by Jan. 12, six...
  8. 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...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft steering Windows 10 users away from non-Microsoft browsers

    Microsoft is aggressively pushing its new web browser, Edge, to Windows 10 users when they attempt to search for other browsers - like Firefox or Chrome - using Microsoft's own browser. The tactic was first spotted by VentureBeatand also picked up by MarketingLand, which ran several searches in...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    How To: Configure Microsoft Edge to Open Multiple Home Pages in Windows 10

    In Internet Explorer you can go into Internet Options and manually type in multiple Home pages to open whenever the browser opened. This feature still exists in Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 and configuring it is just a bit different. To do this: In Microsoft Edge, tap or click the ellipsis...
  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...
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