Microsoft touts their contributions to Chromium development.
It has been nearly two years since Microsoft announced that they would be giving up on the development of their EdgeHTML rendering engine and adopting Google’s open-source Chromium rendering engine. Unlike other companies ho...
Mysterious Windows 10 debug.log file belongs to Chromium
Windows 10 users have been mystified by the sudden appearance of a file called debug.log on their desktop which is recreated when they delete it. The file only contains the line “FindFirstFile: The system cannot find the path sp...
Chrome 86 now supports the Windows.Gaming.Input API
We reported a few weeks ago that Microsoft was trying to get the Windows.Gaming.Input API, which would provide better support for gaming controllers like the Xbox controller, supported on Chromium. With more and more gaming moving...
Microsoft wants to bring full Windows.Gaming.Input API support to Chromium on Windows 10 and Windows 10X
Here is how to uninstall the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge in Windows 10
While Microsoft’s move to adopt Chromium to re-build Microsoft Edge came as a surprise to the tech industry, pretty much everyone welcomed Microsoft’s decision as a Chromium-based browser means great performance and re...
Here’s how to get Chrome with the new RAM-saving Segment Heap feature right now
We reported last week that Google was getting ready to implement Microsoft’s new Segment Heap RAM-saving feature in Google Chrome, which has a massive reputation as a RAM hog. Until Windows 10 2004 the feature was only avail...
Google will use new Windows 10 2004 feature to reduce Chrome’s RAM hogging nature
With the latest version of Windows 10 (the May 2020 Update), Microsoft introduced Segment Heap memory management improvements (originally only for “Modern” apps and some system apps such as Edge) which can help to re...
Here’s how to activate Microsoft’s native Windows 10 Spell Checker in Google Chrome
Microsoft announced today that they have integrated the native Windows 10 Spell Checker into the Chromium rendering engine. They claim that Windows Spellcheck is smarter than HunSpell, for example, better able to recognize URLs, a...
Microsoft announces improved spellcheck experience for Chromium browsers in Windows
Microsoft today announced an improved spellcheck experience for all Chromium-based browsers running on Windows 8.1 and above. Until now, Chromium browsers including the Microsoft Edge was using open-source proofing tools for spell...
Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium
Microsoft is still launching their Surface Duo dual-screen Android handset later this year, and ideally, they want developers to support the form factor. This includes web developers, and to help them optimise their websites for d...