Microsoft Says “Don’t Use Internet Explorer” … and More Browser News
A recent Microsoft blog post by Microsoft Program Manager, Chris Jackson says that Internet Explorer is a compatibility solution – not a browser. He also says that no one should be using Internet Explorer as their default browser.
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The new “Chrome-plated Edge“
Speaking of Microsoft browsers, Microsoft Edge is on the way to the graveyard; and will be reincarnated as a Chromium-based browser. This means Edge will be based on the same foundation as Google Chrome.
If you can’t beat ’em, join ’em right?
And for those who don’t like Chrome or Google in general, you’ll be happy to know you’ll be able to use most Chrome extensions in the new Chromium-based Edge.
But it looks like we’re all going to have to wait a while before we can get our hands on he new Microsoft Edge browser. Based on the current pace of development, it may be quite some some time before Microsoft releases the “new” Microsoft Edge to the public.