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Op-Ed: Microsoft using another means to impose browser Edge on users

Microsoft revealed today that it is testing a new change to its future version of Windows 10 which will make links clicked on in the Windows Mail app open in Microsoft Edge.

Microsoft again taunts rivals with Edge battery life claims

All the major desktop browser vendors have engaged in a heated "battery war" in recent months, each claiming their browser is the most power efficient. Microsoft is now once again stating that Edge offers the best performance, leading to more controversy.

Microsoft: Edge gives you 50% more battery than Chrome, Firefox

Microsoft has slammed the battery life of Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Opera, claiming its own Edge browser allows laptops and tablets to last for up to 50 percent longer on a charge. It is also updating Edge with even more power saving features.

First extensions come to Microsoft Edge in new Windows 10 preview

Microsoft has officially announced browser extensions for its new Edge web browser. Edge extensions are almost identical to Chrome extensions, making it simple for developers to bring their existing code to Microsoft's browser.

Samsung selling 'Edge' screens to rivals including Xiaomi, Huawei

Samsung has begun selling its curved Edge display to third-party manufacturers for use on their own phones, according to reports. The panel is used on Samsung's Galaxy S7 Edge and features two curved sides, increasing the display's perceived size.

New planet discovered at the edge of the solar system

Scientists are virtually sure they have found a new planet at the outer edge of our solar system. Sometimes called Planet X or Planet Nine, it is believed to be lurking in the little-known Kuiper belt far beyond Pluto.

Microsoft slip-up reveals Edge browser extensions coming soon

The erroneous posting of a Microsoft webpage has revealed that support for third-party extension support could be nearly ready for its new Edge browser. The feature was first expected to arrive in November but ultimately needed more development time.

Microsoft to open-source the JavaScript core of its new browser

Microsoft has announced it will be publicly releasing the source code to one of the most important components of its new Edge browser from early 2016. The developer community will be able to contribute to the code, helping to improve Edge's performance.

Microsoft caught recommending Edge when downloading Chrome

Microsoft has been caught trying to convince Windows 10 users to give its Edge web browser a chance by "recommending" it when making a Bing search for rivals Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. It could be viewed as anti-competitive by some.

Microsoft Edge crushes Google Chrome in new benchmark results

Microsoft has released some more benchmark results for its Edge web browser in which it appears to destroy Google Chrome, performing as much as 112% better. The Windows 10 browser is shaping up to be the fastest around and will be the default from launch.

Months from the end, Internet Explorer still the largest browser

New figures have revealed that Internet Explorer is still retaining its title as the most-used web browser on Earth, beating both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox to the top. Loathed by many users, it will soon be replaced with Microsoft Edge though.

Microsoft Build keynote: Everything you need to know about Windows and more

The keynote of Microsoft Build yesterday was filled with announcements detailing the future and evolution of Microsoft's core services including Windows and Office, as well how the company intends to stock its app store. Here's everything you should know.

Microsoft names Project Spartan web browser as 'Edge'

Microsoft has revealed the name for its "Project Spartan" web browser. Called Microsoft Edge, the universal app is taking over the baton from Internet Explorer as the default browser for Windows 10 and has now been expanded with several improvements.

Samsung responds to bending S6 claims with its own video test

Samsung has responded to earlier claims that its S6 and S6 Edge smartphones could be bent in the same way as an iPhone 6 Plus by releasing its own video of the phones being put under pressure. The force used is significantly less though.

Samsung paid 500 people to pose as fans at China Galaxy S6 launch

Samsung is alleged to have paid 500 people to pose as fake fans at the Chinese launch of its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge Android flagship smartphones on Friday. This means that over half the attending crowd of 1,000 were paid to be there.

The Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge bends just like the iPhone 6 Plus

A test conducted by a U.S. insurance company has revealed that Samsung's Galaxy S6 Edge is just as bendable as the iPhone 6 Plus was famously revealed to be after its launch last year. The HTC One M9 can also be bent under pressure.

5 things you should know about the Samsung Galaxy S6 release

With the launch date of the much-anticipated Samsung Galaxy S6 only three weeks away, consumers across the globe are paying close attention to every detail of the Android flagship of the year. Here are five things you should know about the Galaxy S6.

Samsung receives over 20 million pre-orders for new flagships

Tech giant Samsung has received pre-order requests numbering in excess of 20 million for its new flagship Android smartphones unveiled just a week ago in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress.

Five different Samsung Galaxy S6 versions shown off in photo

A new promotional image leaked online has suggested that there could be as many as five distinct versions of Samsung's next-generation flagship handset, the Galaxy S6, including one equipped with the wrap-around Edge display from the Galaxy Note Edge.

AT&T to sell the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge from November

AT&T have announced that they will be selling Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge curved-screen phablet in select retail stores from this month.

Howie B's 'Down With The Dawn' a portrait of loss and life Special

Scottish DJ/producer Howie B. is perhaps best-known for his work with U2, Bjork, Tricky, and Ry Cooder. But he's also a gifted artist in his own right. His latest album offers a wide range of sounds, and references deeply personal experiences.

Olympian mind games the everyday exerciser can play

For everyday athletes hoping to glean more than vague inspiration from watching the elite compete at the Olympic Games in Sochi fitness experts say let the mind games begin.

Ford to build upcoming global Edge near Toronto

Ford Motor Co will build its redesigned Edge midsize crossover at its Oakville Assembly plant near Toronto, the second-largest U.S. automaker announced on Thursday.

Rock stars pay for tapestry to honor Vaclav Havel

Prague - Rock stars Bono, Edge, Sting, Peter Gabriel, and Yoko Ono Lennon have paid the costs of a tapestry that will be unveiled next month at the Prague airport, which has been renamed after former Czech President Vaclav Havel.

WWE's World Heavyweight Champion Edge retires due to injury

He's at the peak of the company and has been one of the WWE's most popular figures for over a decade. On Monday night's edition of WWE Raw, however, Edge's legacy came to an end.

Edge Brownie Pan - an Edge in every Brownie

Edge Brownie pan is a patented product by Baker's Edge. This new pan helps to create an edge in every brownie that is created in the pan unlike the previous one which has only four clear edges.

Valuable U2 Guitar Will Be Auctioned Off for Charity

The guitar that was used by The Edge through his career with U2 will raise $60,000 to $80,000 for Katrina victims.
 

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Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
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Extensions are coming to Microsoft Edge  as shown in these images of a webpage spotted by @h0x0d
Extensions are coming to Microsoft Edge, as shown in these images of a webpage spotted by @h0x0d
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The Microsoft Edge web browser  formerly Project Spartan  at Microsoft Build 2015
The Microsoft Edge web browser, formerly Project Spartan, at Microsoft Build 2015
Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
Microsoft Edge power consumption compared to other major browsers
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Microsoft Edge can now outperform browsers including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox  according to...
Microsoft Edge can now outperform browsers including Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox, according to disputed claims from Microsoft
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The Microsoft Edge web browser  formerly Project Spartan  at Microsoft Build 2015
The Microsoft Edge web browser, formerly Project Spartan, at Microsoft Build 2015
Extensions are coming to Microsoft Edge  as shown in these images of a webpage spotted by @h0x0d
Extensions are coming to Microsoft Edge, as shown in these images of a webpage spotted by @h0x0d
WalkingCat, @h0x0d [Twitter]
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Microsoft is open-sourcing the core of its Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge
Microsoft is open-sourcing the core of its Chakra JavaScript engine that powers Microsoft Edge
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The Microsoft Edge web browser  formerly Project Spartan  at Microsoft Build 2015
The Microsoft Edge web browser, formerly Project Spartan, at Microsoft Build 2015
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The Microsoft Edge web browser  formerly Project Spartan  at Microsoft Build 2015
The Microsoft Edge web browser, formerly Project Spartan, at Microsoft Build 2015

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