Recent Project Spartan Stories
  • Need to Know: Microsoft Edge

    Need to Know: Microsoft Edge

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    Microsoft is getting a lot of attention for pushing Internet Explorer towards retirement and replacing it with a young upstart called Edge. So here’s a quick overview of what you can expect from Microsoft Edge, the new web browser in Windows 10. Note: At the time of this writing, Edge isn’t complete and some of […]

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    A Quick Tour of Project Spartan

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    The big news—actually, the only real news—in Windows 10 Technical Preview 2 build 10049 is the long-awaited inclusion of “Project Spartan,” Microsoft’s new web browser. Having finally installed the new build in a marathon session that involved both physical and virtual machines, I spent part of last night tooling around in Spartan to see what […]

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    Microsoft Simplifies Windows 10 Web Browser Strategy

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    And no, they’re not going to a one browser plan: despite constant rumors that Microsoft will “kill” Internet Explorer, the software giant will still ship both IE and “Project Spartan” in its new OS. But this week, something has changed. And it makes a bit more sense than the original plan. Microsoft announced its new […]

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    Leak Reveals Cortana Integration in Project Spartan

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    A video leaked by tech enthusiast blog WinBeta shows off Microsoft’s prerelease web browser, code-named Project Spartan, running in an early build of Windows 10. Among the features shown is how the Cortana personal digital assistant will integrate with this new browser. You can watch the full video on WinBeta. Here’s a rundown of what […]