Edge On Chromebooks

Anyone one know when and if this is happening ?

Conversation 5 comments

  • hrlngrv

    Premium Member
    24 July, 2020 - 8:22 pm

    <p>1) Why would you believe it would ever happen?</p><p>2) Could Edge in the Chrome app store be anything more than an Edge UI on top of Blink with all Google's services still the defaults behind the scenes?</p><p>3) Since the Chrome browser is the basis for apps which could run offline, e.g., Text and Caret (the editor), which I don't believe are PWAs, you'd still have the Chrome browser installed. How much storage would a 2nd browser like Edge consume on a Chromebook which may have only a 16GB internal drive?</p>

  • jhambi

    24 July, 2020 - 8:46 pm

    <p>I have tried Opera on my Chromebook and it not the best experience. Android apps run in containers and are not quite optimized.</p>

  • anoldamigauser

    Premium Member
    24 July, 2020 - 9:37 pm

    <p>Using Edge on a Chromebook is pointless. It might cut down on the amount of data that Google gets from the browser, though I am not even sure of that, but it is still a Chromebook and you are still connected to your Google account so it would be an exercise in privacy theater.</p>

  • codymesh

    25 July, 2020 - 4:12 am

    <p>in theory when Edge for Linux is released, chromebooks might be able to run Edge.</p>

  • ghostrider

    25 July, 2020 - 11:03 am

    <p>Chrome on ChromeOS IS the OS – everything revolves around it. Why on earth would anyone even consider trying to run Credge on a Chomebook. It seems pointless and pretty stupid.</p>

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