As you may know, I've predicted that Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) will supplant UWP apps on Windows 10. So what did Microsoft say---if anything---about PWAs at Build 2017?
Recent Microsoft Edge Stories
A new report suggests that Microsoft will finally take the long-awaited step of updating its Edge web browser through Windows Store. But is this a case of too little, too late?
It's become a regular refrain: Microsoft releases a new version of Windows 10 that includes many improvements to Edge. But I still can't use this browser.
Like other modern web browsers, Microsoft Edge supports extensions that can be used to add functionality beyond that provided by its maker.
Microsoft has explained how it delivered Edge battery life improvements as part of the Windows 10 Creators Update, further distancing the browser from its competitors.
Microsoft Edge has proven too frustrating for most Windows 10 users, but this web browser retains one important advantage over the competition: Battery life.
Like other web browsers, Edge lets you download files from the web in a fairly straightforward way and then manage them right from the browser.
While Microsoft Edge does not let you pin frequently-accessed websites to the Windows 10 taskbar, you can at least pin them within the browser so they are always available.
In the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft Edge lets you share a single tab, or a group of tabs, with others using a new Share interface.
With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft Edge picks up a new "Set these tabs aside" capability that helps you declutter the browser by managing open tabs.
With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft Edge improves its support for tab previews, which provide thumbnails of each open web page for quicker navigation.
Microsoft Edge now offers very basic support for website notifications, including integration with the Action Center in Windows 10.
While Microsoft Edge is obviously a traditional web browser in many ways, it is evolving to become more of a general purpose reading app with the Creators Update as well.
If you're interested in switching to Edge from another browser---or perhaps you just wish to access your bookmarks, history, and saved passwords---you can now do so more easily.
Microsoft today provided a rundown of the new features we can expect its in Edge web browser in the Windows 10 Creators Update.