Author Archives: Ben Ward

Microsoft Edge Chromium is Out of Preview, Download it Now

Microsoft Edge Chromium is Out of Preview, Download it Now

Today, Microsoft is releasing the new Edge browser, built on Chromium, as a stable release for Windows and macOS. The new version, which is available to download now, no longer uses EdgeHTML but Chromium as standard, which will work with Chrome extensions, a similar browsing experience to Chrome and a familiar look.

Google to continue supporting Chrome on Windows 7

Google to continue supporting Chrome on Windows 7

Despite it being over ten years old, Windows 7 is still one of the most popular operating systems available today. Next week, however, will see Microsoft end support for it, and stop providing security fixes and updates. This has left a question about what programs will remain compatible with Windows 7.

Edge Chromium Won’t Automatically Install For Enterprise Users

Edge Chromium Won’t Automatically Install For Enterprise Users

Microsoft will be releasing its new Edge browser, built on Chromium, on January 14th, after testing it for nearly a year. Late last year, they revealed that it will be automatically pushed to Windows 10 users on the April 2018 Update and late through a Windows Update.

Microsoft releases Office Build 12430.20000 to Insiders

Microsoft releases Office Build 12430.20000 to Insiders

Microsoft has released a new preview build of Office apps to Office Insiders. The build, numbered 12430.20000, introduces a number of changes to Word, Outlook, Excel and OneNote, and is only available for Windows.

Update Mozilla Firefox to fix a critical flaw

Update Mozilla Firefox to fix a critical flaw

Mozilla has advised all users of its Firefox browser to update to the latest version in order to fix a highly critical security flaw that could allow attackers to take over your computer.

WhatsApp for Windows Phone removed from Microsoft Store

WhatsApp for Windows Phone removed from Microsoft Store

For a while now, we have known about the end of support for Windows Phone, and developers of major apps that were available for Windows Phone 8 and Windows 10 Mobile slowly began to remove their apps from the platform.

Walkie Talkie feature and more coming to Microsoft Teams

Walkie Talkie feature and more coming to Microsoft Teams

Today Microsoft announced new features coming to its Microsoft 365 platform in the future. One of them is Walkie Talkie, and it will be available within Microsoft Teams, starting with a private preview in the first half of 2020.