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While Microsoft Edge will replace Internet Explorer 11 as the default web browser on its new OS, the company has confirmed that some Windows 10 Enterprise PCs won't get the new browser at all.
Gabe Aul has let it be known that Edge branding has finally landed within internal Windows 10 builds. But Insiders will have to wait to see it, as it looks like an earlier build may drop first.
Earlier today, new build of Windows 10 found its way to the Internet and with it comes a few updates to the company's new browser, Edge; you can now turn on a home button and import your favorites.
Earlier today, Microsoft pushed out a new build of Windows 10 and with this release the team has added audio notifications to the tabs to make it easy to see which page is filling your speakers.
Microsoft is building a new browser called Edge and at a Build Tour event, the company said that it has no plans to bring the next-generation browser to other platforms at this time.
One of the latest Windows 10 builds to make its way outside of Redmond introduces a new tab page that has the top news stories, a URL bar in the center of the page and a list of your top sites.
In the latest version of Windows 10 to makes its way outside the walls of Redmond, build 10120, Spartan has been updated to now support History, and it has the option to easily remove links as well.
In demos of Cortana, Microsoft often showed how the assistant could open apps by only using your voice and in the latest version of the OS, the feature is now working consistently.
New screenshots of Windows 10 build 10123 have recently leaked online, showing improvements in Microsoft Edge, as well as a feature that many people love using in Windows 7.
During its Edge Summit in California, Microsoft discussed a few of the upcoming features for Spartan, and while some were known, there are a few new scenarios for Cortana and other dev features too.
Microsoft's upcoming browser, Edge, will be able to sync settings across its ecosystem in a future update that will keep its features in parity with Firefox and Chrome.
'Microsoft Edge' is the new name for the browser formerly known as Project Spartan - and now that you've had some time to get used to the revised branding, what do you think of the new name and logo?
Microsoft's new Edge browser has a lot going in its favor including extensions support, but it look like this feature won't be available at launch, but come later as part of an update.
Microsoft has announced the name for its new browser, Edge and now we know what the new logo will look like when the browser ships later this year.
Microsoft has announced the new name for its next-generation web browser. Ditching the 'Project Spartan' development codename, the browser will now be known as 'Microsoft Edge'.
Microsoft has recently registered a new domain that could be paving the way for the tagline of Spartan; the company now owns browserfordoing.com and is actively building the site.
The new build of Windows 10 has also brought a new version of the Project Spartan browser, and we take a closer look as how it stacks up to the competition. Hint: it's doing surprisingly well!
Microsoft has launched a "bug bounty" program for Project Spartan. Project Spartan will be Microsoft's latest browser that will be included in Windows 10. The program will end on July 22, 2015.
Microsoft is planning to host a dev summit for Internet Explorer's successor, Project Spartan, right in Google's backyard. The summit will feature technical sessions and build testing from engineers.
Earlier today, Microsoft released Windows 10 for phones and with it comes the first look at the new mobile browser, Spartan. After the jump we have a gallery and a rundown of the features.
In the latest leak of Windows 10, build 10051, Spartan has received a few new features one of which is to allow you to open pages with Internet Explorer.
From open Windows and bendy Galaxys, to a serving of Spartan, a bit more Lollipop, lots more Ones, WhatsApp chat and the OS that still won't die, it's our regular round-up of the week's top tech news.
In the latest release of Windows 10, Microsoft has included its new browser, Spartan. One of the new features is support for content markup and in this post, we take a closer look at inking.
Microsoft's new browser has Cortana built in and if you want to try out the feature on a website where the tool can highlight relevant information for you, we have a link after the jump.
Now that Spartan has been released, if you find yourself wanting to turn off Flash, Microsoft has baked the option right into the browser which makes it easy to disable the software.
Microsoft has released a new build of Windows 10 today and with it come the heavily anticipated browser, Spartan. After the jump, we have put together a gallery if you don't want to install the build.
Microsoft has released its new browser Spartan for Windows Insiders but there are a few things that you should know about the browser before diving in head first.
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More images of Windows 10 for phones have leaked online showing off a new smart dialer, Spartan on mobile, slightly modified multi-tasking and improved support for additional languages on keyboard.
Screenshots of Microsoft's Project Spartan on Windows 10 for phones have been leaked on the web, the images show several changes like "reading lists" and repositioning of the address bar.
Microsoft is hosting a small conference for key partners and web developers for them to learn more about Spartan, and one of the slides from the presentation gives us a look behind the scenes.
Microsoft has announced that they are changing their initial plans for Internet Explorer by saying that Internet Explorer 11 will remain fundamentally unchanged from Windows 8.1 going forward.
Microsoft is opening up and partnering with different companies to make sure Spartan will be competitive once it gets released. The first partnership being made public is between Adobe and Microsoft.
In the Spartan browser that Microsoft will be releasing soon, there are two features called reading list and reading mode; we got to play with the new features and took a few screenshots too.
When Windows 10 is released this summer, it will include a new browser that features integration with Cortana and if you are curious about what this looks like, we have images posted after the jump.
Project Spartan, Microsoft's new web browser, is not quite ready to be included in the Windows 10 Technical Preview, but you can still get a taste of its rendering engine in build 10041.
A few weeks back, a Microsoft executive said that in the next build of Windows 10, the Spartan browser would be shipping in the next Insider release - but in 10041, Spartan is absent.
A few days ago, we saw a leak that detailed many different aspects of Microsoft's upcoming Spartan web browser but one thing that looked a bit odd was the title bar - but that will change too.
Even though Microsoft hasn't released a new build of Windows 10 with Spartan in it, thanks to a new leak, there are a plethora of screenshots that show off the new browser.
In an upcoming release of Windows 10, Microsoft will include project Spartan that features Cortana integration; this feature has now been shown off on video thanks to a new leak.
Microsoft confirmed today at Mobile World Congress that project Spartan, the company's next browser, will be shipping in the next preview build that should hopefully be arriving soon.
The IE team revealed more on the story behind Microsoft Spartan - the new browser across all Windows 10 devices, and why they will not be moving forward with Internet Explorer.
Internet Explorer's new Edge rendering engine has been slipped into the latest Windows 10 Technical Preview for phones, while later releases will see Internet Explorer replaced by the new Spartan.
Windows Insiders are eagerly waiting for a new Technical Preview build to be released, and recent leaks show that we might get to see Spartan in action sooner than expected.
Microsoft has recently announced that they have added support for HLS and DASH adaptive bitrate streaming protocols in Spartan, and you can try them out right now if you have Windows 10 installed.
Microsoft has confirmed on Twitter that Spartan will be a great platform for gaming inside a browser, with Gamepad, Pointer Lock, and improved WebGL standards currently being implemented.
Microsoft stated on Twitter that they are working on support for extensions for the Spartan browser which aligns to previously reported information about the future of the browser.
Jacob Rossi, senior engineer at Microsoft's web platform team has shared more details about Spartan, its rendering engine, and how it will affect users and developers moving forward.
Microsoft is reportedly considering various names for its new web browser, including 'IE Evex' and 'Internet Explorer Endeavor' - but some users are calling on the company to stick with 'Spartan'.