Despite Microsoft’s claim that its Edge browser in Windows 10 is faster than Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome, putting Edge through its paces in several different benchmark tests shows that it is slower in those that simulate real-world usage.
This month Microsoft trials a new managed desktop service as part of Microsoft 365 in the US and UK, Windows gets leap second support and a new time protocol, and Windows Update will use machine learning to learn when you’ve gone for a coffee break.
In this Ask the Admin, I’ll look at new functionality and examine whether performance has improved.
This month sees Microsoft hold its first virtual Windows Server Summit with lots of news about upcoming features. Plus, Sets disappear from the latest RS5 Insider build and Microsoft is using AI to drive the Windows 10 April 2018 Update rollout.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith shows you how Windows Defender Application Guard can protect enterprise users against malicious websites.
In today’s Ask the Admin, Russell Smith looks at the pros and cons of each browser for use in the enterprise.
Microsoft is going to be ingesting progressive web apps from around the web into the Windows Store…but is that a good thing?
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith explains how Progressive Web Apps could change the future of apps across all platforms.
In this Ask the Admin, Russell Smith explains how TCP Fast Open helps to speed up browsing in Microsoft Edge and why it has been turned off by default in the latest cumulative update for Windows 10 Creators Update.
Learn about new security defenses in Microsoft Edge in the Windows 10 Creators Update.
If you want better battery life from Windows 10, adopt Edge as your browser after Microsoft releases the Windows 10 Anniversary Update at the end of July 2016, and use Windows Store (UWP) apps where possible.
To commemorate the launch of Windows 10, Senior Editor Blair Kellerhals is providing her list of the best Windows 10 features for better productivity and security.
Russell Smith looks at some of the changes Microsoft has made to its new Edge browser for Windows 10.