For questions about the usage and problems faced in the Microsoft Edge browser.

Edge browser was a new browser built by Microsoft to replace the Internet Explorer in Windows 10 operating systems.

Technical details

  • Platforms : Windows 10, Windows 10 mobile, Xbox one, Windows Server 2016
  • Browser Engine : EdgeHTML, Chakra
  • Extension support : Yes
  • Additional features : Cortana integration, Web Note, Reading view

History

  1. Jan 21, 2015 - Edge was officially revealed by Microsoft under the code name Spartan
  2. Mar 30, 2015 - Spartan was made available to PCs with Windows 10 Technical Preview build 10049
  3. Apr 10, 2015 - Initial release on Windows 10 mobile
  4. Apr 29, 2015 - Spartan was renamed as Edge
  5. May 04, 2015 - Edge was released for Windows Server 2016
  6. Nov 12, 2015 - Edge was released on Xbox one
  7. March 2016 - Extension support was added to Edge.

References:

  1. Edge - Official Website
  2. Edge - Microsoft.com
  3. Microsoft Edge - Wikipedia
  4. EdgeHTML - Wikipedia
  5. Chakra - Wikipedia
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