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Microsoft simplifies Edge extensions installation in latest Windows 10 Insider build 14342

Microsoft simplifies Edge extensions installation in latest Windows 10 Insider build 14342 If you’ve been following Microsoft’s progress around Edge extensions, you may have spotted yesterday among the release notes of the latest Windows 10 Insider Build 14342 that the company has reached a new milestone.Indeed, build 14342 for PCs finally makes all Edge extensions available on the Windows Store.

Microsoft looking to automation to help developers ensure browser accessibility

Microsoft looking to automation to help developers ensure browser accessibility Now the company is shining a light on its work with its newest web browser, Edge, to ensure high-quality accessibility through the use of automation.According to Microsoft, the Edge team has implemented new technologies into the browser to help reduce overhead and catch regressions before they ship, when testing accessibility implementations.

PayPal suspends Windows Phone app as of June 30, 2016, points to mobile web experience instead

PayPal suspends Windows Phone app as of June 30, 2016, points to mobile web experience instead On the heels of Microsoft’s announcement about “refocusing” on business and enterprise customers, the developers of the PayPal app designed for Windows Phone have announced the end of support for the platform.For Windows Phone users, we will sunset the current version of the PayPal app on June 30.

Top 10 ways to maximize your phone battery life on a Windows 10 Mobile device

Fortunately for Windows 10 Mobile users, All About Windows Phone has just those battery saving tips and tricks at the ready.Fortunately, Microsoft is pulling back on combining standard SMS with Skype functionality (for now), but the constant syncing Windows 10 Mobile attempts for both PCs and other mobile devices may still have some users paying the battery toll.

Mozilla will finally add multi-process support to Firefox 48

As of this writing, Firefox’s multi-process implementation (dubbed Electrolysis, aka e10s), will roll out to a select group of beta users testing Firefox 48.If the initial testers find no problems, the feature will be enabled on more and more systems, until it debuts in Firefox 48 in roughly six weeks.

Microsoft claims Edge delivers 70% more battery life than Chrome

Now, Redmond is claiming that Edge can deliver up to 70% more battery life than Google Chrome.Each browser’s performance varies depending on the specifics of the workload, but according to Microsoft, Edge is always the consistent winner.

Edge Javascript improvements coming with Windows 10 Anniversary Update, scoring well on "synthetic" benchmarks

It’s been said before and will probably be said again shortly, Microsoft’s Edge browser has some growing to do when compared to the current crop of web browsing experiences available to users.Fortunately, the Edge team is working rather quickly to implement many of the missing standards and or features users have been seeking when considering the browser as a viable alternative.

Brighton's Develop conference broadens its purview as virtual reality sets a new industry agenda

Brighton's Develop conference broadens its purview as virtual reality sets a new industry agenda The conference, which takes place in Brighton from July 12–14, is introducing a substantial VR track, while precursor event Evolve will also train its sights on what the arrival of VR and AR means for the future of game development.Meanwhile, Triangular Pixels’ John Campbell and Katie Goode will address the isolating effect of HMDs by talking the audience through what they learned while creating their own local social virtual reality games.

Microsoft IE and Edge browsers lost some 33 million users last month alone

Microsoft IE and Edge browsers lost some 33 million users last month alone The transition from IE to Edge hasn’t been a particularly successful one for the Windows team and as of last month, the effort has been downright catastrophic.According to a report from Computer World, Microsoft’s combined web browsing efforts of Internet Explorer and Edge have managed to lose some estimated 33 million users as of last month’s tallies.

Windows 10 Insiders build 14383 recap: Here's everything you need to know

Windows 10 Insiders build 14383 recap: Here's everything you need to know We’ve sorted through the noise of build notes to bring a summary of what’s most important about today’s Windows 10 Insider build 14383 release, so you don’t have to.First and foremost, build 14383 for both PC and mobile is a fix-it list.

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Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge

Google cuts Chrome power consumption, but Microsoft still thinks you should use Edge Over the past few months, Microsoft has taken potshots at Google for high power consumption under Chrome.Independent tests have regularly demonstrated that Chrome uses more power than Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Firefox, or Opera, though the exact ratios and scores depend on workload and use-case.

Frustrated with Edge? You can now file bugs via Twitter

Frustrated with Edge? You can now file bugs via Twitter In addition to reporting bugs in Edge via UserVoice and Platform Issues, you can now report bugs in Edge in real-time on Twitter.It is surprising that Microsoft didn’t think of this first, but in any case, you can now file bugs against EdgeHTML just by tweeting with the #EdgeBug hashtag on Twitter.

Netflix puts next-generation video codecs like x265 and VP9 to the test

Netflix puts next-generation video codecs like x265 and VP9 to the test Over the last few years we’ve seen several next-generation media codecs vie to replace H.264 as the encoder of choice for both discs and streaming content.

Microsoft starts showing ads for Edge browser in Windows 10

Microsoft starts showing ads for Edge browser in Windows 10 It seems that Microsoft has not learned its lesson, and is now pushing what are essentially ads for its browser to some Windows users.The Edge ad is part of Microsoft’s tips and tricks.

4K Netflix is finally coming to PCs, but you probably still can't watch it

4K Netflix is finally coming to PCs, but you probably still can't watch it In the past, we’ve covered Netflix’s 4K streaming limitations and how the platform was limited to handful of televisions, even though PCs are easily capable of handling 4K.To view 4K Netflix, you’ll need a Windows 10 PC, Microsoft Edge, and a seventh-generation processor from Intel.