Microsoft’s Chromium-Based Browser Leaked and Available for Download
An early version of Microsoft’s new Chromium-based browser got leaked during the weekend on a series of file sharing websites.
While the release isn’t official, this appears to be an experimental build of the new browser, and users installing it can get a taste of what’s o come when the preview version of the application lands.
Microsoft announced in late 2018 that it’s giving up on EdgeHTML in Microsoft Edge, instead going for Chromium, the same engine that powers Google Chrome and a series of other browsers.
While the software giant did not offer a target release date for the new browser, it did say that a preview version of the new Edge would be shipped in early 2019. In the last few weeks, evidence that a release was just around the corner made the rounds on several occasions, again without any official announcement from Microsoft.
However, given that the download links are now live, I expect Microsoft to publish the preview build of the Chromium browser very… (read more)