Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Mozilla have partnered to create the WebExtensions Community Group (WECG). This new partnership will provide better guidelines for developers to create extensions that can be used across multiple browsers.
While Windows does a lot of things well, it doesn’t hold up well on budget machines the way Chrome OS does. This means that if you’re on a limited budget, the best Microsoft experience to be had is on a Chromebook rather than a Windows laptop!
Microsoft Edge is now available in preview for Linux, and by extension, Chrome OS. Thanks to the built in Linux container, Chromebook users can download and install Microsoft Edge alongside Google Chrome with only one real caveat.
The new Microsoft Edge has a new set of pop-ups and warnings by Google that try to make people switch to Google Chrome. "Switch to Chrome" pop-ups appear in the new Edge on Google's search page, Google News, and Google Translate.
Microsoft and Google engineers this week displayed a much-celebrated sense of camaraderie as a Microsoft employee offered to help integrate a feature found in the new Edge browser into the open-source Chromium project.
Microsoft Edge for Android now includes mentions of Microsoft Edge Legacy and the new Microsoft Edge. The new version of Edge rolls out to PCs and macOS in a couple of weeks, so Microsoft apps are getting ready for the switch.
Microsoft is rolling out a brand new UI experience for its Edge web browser on Android that introduces a new hub menu for quick access to things like history and sharing, as well as rounded corners in more areas of the app.