Finally it’s time to say goodbye to the Microsoft’s default browser that introduced us to internet, yes it’s time to bid adieu to Internet explorer as Microsoft has unveiled it’s next generation web browser called “Microsoft Edge browser” developed under ‘Project Spartan’ by Microsoft edge team.
So far “Edge” was wrapped under secrecy and developed under “Project Spartan” but not so any more and the new browser will be called Microsoft Edge .The new browser will be launched with Windows 10 this summer and will be available on the widest range of Windows 10 devices.
Tempting Features of Edge that makes it special:-
- Microsoft Edge engine has new features as notation tool, a distraction—free reading mode, and website information from Cortana, a personal voice—assistant app for Windows.
- Microsoft Edge browser has Cortana built in which will understand of what the user likes, based on their previous history.
- Microsoft Edge will include news feeds and suggested web sites, in order to “help people connect with and discover more content.
With the launch of its new browser this summer, Microsoft is hoping to have one billion devices running on Windows 10 in two to three years.
The new operating system Windows 10 will be available as a free upgrade for existing Windows users and it also has a renewed focus on gaming which can be further enhanced by Microsoft edge keyboard.
Uniqueness of Microsoft Edge:-
Edge Browser Extensions
Edge brings the promise of full Firefox- and Chrome-style extensions in fact, Edge’s extension developers will use the same Java Script and HTML standard code used by those two competing browsers for their extensions. extensions programmed for Chrome or Firefox would only require minimal coding to work in Edge for example extension for Reddit that would let you vote on stories and a Pinterest extension and let you share pages extensions feature won’t ship with Windows 10 but will come in a later update.
Microsoft Edge browser has Cortana built in which will understand of what the user likes, based on their previous history. It will also provide a distraction—free reading mode and personal voice—assistant app for Windows. Suppose you are at airport Cortana pops up with her familiar blue circle in the browser toolbar proposing relevant information which will help the user.
Edge lets you mark up web pages with a highlighter or drawing tool and then share them as an image file in email or social apps this facility is not on competing browsers from Mozilla, Google, and Apple.
Edge a jewel among existing browser:-
Edge has faster speed, more standard support, extensions, and even a couple of unique features like page markup and Cortana integration. The fact that it will deliver the same experience on every device size. Edge is “a browser that end users will think about for getting things done.” Extensions will live in the browser toolbar.
Distraction free Reading Mode
Reading Mode lets you strip out all the extra junk on a webpage aside from the main text and images, ads, sidebars, and so on and provides distraction—free Reading It will allow user to read e-magazines, books without any distraction.
Microsoft Edge Rules the web it is an all new browser built to deliver a better web experience. You can write directly on webpages from your PC, read articles distraction‑free, and save your favorites to read offline later. The all-new browser built to give you a better web experience—one that’s made for easy sharing, reading, researching and getting things done.