You can now set Outlook.com as your default email client
You can now set Outlook.com as your default mail client for mailto: links. The feature is being advertised on Outlook.com as a banner and requires a compliant browser. The feature uses the “URL protocol handler registration ...
Microsoft offers new options when installing PWAs on Windows 10
Microsoft is on a mission to make progressive web apps (PWAs) indistinguishable from regular native applications, and their latest improvement is to offer more capabilities and choices to Windows 10 users when they install web app...
Microsoft confirms plans to let PWA developers modify the title bar on Windows
We wrote in March that Microsoft is planning to help make PWAs indistinguishable from regular apps by letting developers modify the title bar of the window, allowing them to create a title bar like below for example. Now, writing ...
Google backs off requirement for PWAs to have offline support
Google has been at the forefront of pushing Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) as an alternative to regular applications, but it seems the company has realized it is moving just a bit faster than developers can keep up. Google has for so...
Google to make PWA installs more native with screenshots and desciptions
Google has made the process of installing progressive web apps (PWAs) on Chrome for Android feel more native with a new install prompt which includes a description and screenshots. The feature is currently implemented in Chrome on...
Microsoft wants to make Edge PWAs visually indistinguishable from regular Windows 10 apps
Microsoft has long been on a quest to close the app gap on Windows via PWAs, and have been working to make them feel as native on Windows 10 as regular apps. Now a technical document has revealed their next move, reports techTSP &...
You can now uninstall Chrome PWAs from the Windows 10 Settings Menu
Microsoft has been pushing for some time to make Progressive Web Apps work as close to regular native apps as possible. One of Microsoft’s innovations has been to let Windows users uninstall Edge PWAs from the Windows 10 Set...
Microsoft plans to bring PWAs for Chromium Edge to the Microsoft Store
by Sean Chan
Microsoft is planning to bring Chromium Edge PWAs to the Microsoft Store. Last week, the company said it’s working on allowing developers to upload PWAs to the Microsoft Store. Now, Justin Willis, Program Manager on the PAX ...
This may be why Microsoft is installing Office PWAs without permission
Over the last few days, a number of Windows 10 users have been complaining about the PWA versions of Microsoft’s Office apps showing up unbidden in their Windows 10 Start Menu. Microsoft has been reluctant to explain what is...