Once again, Google has made Microsoft "bend the knee," so to speak. According to a report from Windows Centrals Zac Bowden, Microsoft has to revise and eventually close its current EdgeHTML development in favor of a Google-inspired alternative by adopting Chrom technology for the future of Windows 10 surfing.
The code name Anaheim, this new browser for Windows 10 will replace Edge as the default browser on the platform. It is unknown at this time if Anaheim will use the Edge brand or brand, or if the Edge-Anaheim user interface is different. One thing is for sure, but; EdgeHTML is dead.
For those of us who are left with the bitter taste of defeat in our mouths after Windows Phone and Android matches, the news that Microsoft is adopting the Chromium open source project as its flagship technology, feels like
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As Bowden refers to in his reports, Microsoft's new Anaheim project should be seen as a positive network for Windows 10 users and Microsoft fans. Using the Chromium open source code, Microsoft's browser layer can start its efforts in line with today's modern browsers without having to reinvent the wheel like they did with Edge.
As stated, Microsoft has used the Chromium source code for its Edge browser on Android.
While "why" of the project Anaheim's decision of Chrom is the answer to the limited share achieved in the browser market, "how" remains as gigantic question mark. Despite all its shortcomings, Edge was battery powered and executed excellently to zoom on Windows 10, and the reality is that some Chrome-powered browsers are less than performant on Windows 10.
With the latest news about Microsoft's mysterious Windows Little OS, revealing the project Anaheim beings to put the company's future development into focus.
As a reminder, this news is based on retrieved reporting, and Microsoft has not yet confirmed or denied any news related to it. We update accordingly, as more information is collected.
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