Screenshots: Microsoft Edge preview

Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is the company's new default web browser for Windows 10. Featuring completely new and modern rendering technologies when compared to the old Internet Explorer, Edge will be superior is just about every way a web browser can be.

As you'll see in these images, Edge borrows heavily on the minimal design characteristics of other web browsers like Chrome. This is particularly important for Edge because it is designed to be a prototype UniversalWindows Platform app.

In practical terms, that means Edge will adapt and run on any device running Windows 10, whether it is a desktop computer, a smartphone, or something in between.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to,, and TechRepublic.