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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. AWS

    Test Edge in the Cloud

    Just a test of IE using Azure cloud APP for OSX.
  4. 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...
  5. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft fixes five critical flaws, including two hitting all versions of Windows

    Every supported version of Windows should get an update, fixing two issues: one in Internet Explorer 7 and later, and the other in Windows Journal. You can count this month's most critical patches on one hand. That's the good news. The bad news is that almost every major Microsoft product...
  6. 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...
  7. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    POLL RESULTS: IE or Edge Logo?

    In last weeks poll question we asked you to tell us if you preferred the logo from Internet Explorer or the new Microsoft Edge that was unveiled, along with Project Spartan's new name, during Build 2015 in San Francisco a couple of weeks ago. Surprisingly the results were almost a 50/50 split...
  8. 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...
  9. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Do you prefer the logo of Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer?

    During Build 2015 last week Microsoft announced that the browser we have known as Project Spartan in Windows 10 would be re-named Microsoft Edge. The name was revealed in a video played for keynote attendees and as you watch it it becomes very obvious early on what the new name will be...
  10. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Clarifies Roles For IE And Project Spartan In Windows 10

    The headlines claiming the death kneel of Internet Explorer as a brand ran rampant about a week ago when the head of Microsoft Marketing, Chris Capossela, gave a presentation at Convergence 2015 in Atlanta, GA. In that presentation he told the crowd that Microsoft was looking for a new brand...
  11. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Is Learning From Its Mistakes For Its Internet Explorer Successor

    Internet Explorer might not be open source, but Microsoft is trying to make its successor a little more flexible to third parties. The software giant is currently building Project Spartan, a new browser that will succeed Internet Explorer in Windows 10. As part of the company’s work, it’s...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Considering New Name For Internet Explorer

    In an "Ask Me Anything" chat on Reddit last week, engineers from Microsoft's Internet Explorer team fielded questions about the world's most infamous Web browser. Answering a question about whether Microsoft ever considered "rebranding and changing the name of Internet Explorer," the team...
  15. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Issues Hotfix for Internet Explorer Slowdowns

    Having some trouble with your Web browser? Specifically, Internet Explorer? If you've noticed that your Microsoft browser has felt as if it's been crawling to a halt lately, then we have some good news for you: Microsoft knows about the issue and has recently issued a hotfix to correct it. If...
  16. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft’s 1994 website looked like a Geocities page

    Microsoft's website has been online for 20 years now, and the company is celebrating by recreating its original look and feel. It's a throwback to the days of dial-up modems when you'd access the internet through a series of terribly high-pitched buzzing sounds using a Windows 3.11 machine and...
  17. allheart55 (Cindy E)

    Microsoft Is Finally Killing Support For Old Versions Of Internet Explorer

    Microsoft is planning to force Windows users onto the latest supported versions of Internet Explorer. The change will take effect on January 12th, 2016, meaning Windows 7 and Windows 8 users will need to be running Internet Explorer 11 to continue receiving updates. If Internet Explorer 12 or...