The new build of Windows 10 for the first time includes the new Spartan browser, which replaces the aged Internet Explorer. We have "Project Spartan" watched.
For the first time the prerelease version of Windows 10 includes the new browser "Project Spartan", He will replace Internet Explorer and runs exclusively with the new rendering engine "Edge", The unfinished browser is in build 10049 now ready to try out.
"Project Spartan" was built for the modern web, Joe Belfiore writes in a blog post. The browser is fast and optimized for sharing and discovery. The developers have high expectations, they want a "amazing browser" create and try out with it new. This is necessary bitterly long been Google's Chrome browser has quickly pushed Internet Explorer from the throne and suspended.1 out of 8
Windows 10: "Project Spartan" (8 pictures)The user interface of the Edge Browser (formerly "Project Spartan") Is very tidy. So websites have more space.
To a modern browser includes a reduced user interface: In Spartan is the site in focus and not the browser, says Belfiore. As with Chrome Web content have more space available. At the top of the window to be directly the individual tabs with the websites, including a large address bar with forward and reverse buttons and the reload button that can be hit well with your finger.
On the right is the new memo "Web Note", With her can see web pages as labeling a piece of paper and mark yellow with a marker - it works on touch screen with stylus and fingers. The commented and painted result can be stored in OneNote. Later, should you send via e-mail and share on social network too.
Reading without distraction
Web pages can be collected in a reading list for later reading. In addition, Spartan has a reading mode that hides distracting elements of a web page and designed reading enjoyable. The "Distraction-free reading" but does not (yet) with all sides about not running Wikipedia in read mode. Course and the list of downloads also not work but are submitted later.
Although built into the browser's assistant Cortana, the additional information "in the right moment" should provide. But they can try German users not: Cortana is currently active only in the US version of the build. Support for other languages will follow soon.
Who wants to try the Spartan browser can log in to Windows Insider program to install the Windows 10 Technical preview. The developers want to provide frequent updates to Spartan browser. The users can send in their feedback on a smiley face button in the Spartan browser in return.(DBE)