Barney's Blog

Blog archive

Browser Rivals Fall in Win 8 Metro Line

It is clear that Mozilla and the folks behind Google Chrome aren't fans of Redmond. But Windows 8 is a platform, and you don't win the browser war by ignoring big chunks of the market. So  Google, Mozilla and possibly even Opera will support the Win 8 Metro interface.

That's good news because many of us  like to use multiple browsers.

With this kind of support, Metro may truly  be a huge departure from traditional Windows. As long as it doesn't hang, and doesn't confuse, I'm ready to go.

What about you? Is an all-new interface just what the doctor ordered? Or does it make you a bit ill? You tell me at dbarney@redmondmag.com.

Posted by Doug Barney on 03/16/2012 at 1:19 PM


Featured

  • Azure Active Directory ID Protection 'Refresh' Now Available

    Microsoft's enhancements to the Azure Active Directory Identity Protection service are now said to be "generally available" (GA), or ready for commercial use, per a Wednesday announcement.

  • Microsoft Releases Windows 10 Version 1909

    Microsoft on Tuesday announced the release of Windows 10 version 1909, a new operating system product that's also known as the "Windows 10 November 2019 Update."

  • November Microsoft Security Bundle Addresses 75 Vulnerabilities

    Of that number, 13 vulnerabilities are rated "Critical" to patch, while 62 vulnerabilities are deemed "Important."

  • The Future of Office 365 Pricing

    With a raft of new Office 365 features in the pipeline, Microsoft also seems ready to change the way it bills its subscribers. Will it replicate Azure's pay-per-use model, or will it look like something else entirely?

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.