• Why aren’t you using Edge?


    Josh Hendrickson

    By Josh Hendrickson

    You’re probably reading this newsletter from Chrome. But I’m not. I’m using Microsoft Edge.

    I know, I know. It’s pretty easy to take potshots at Microsoft as a whole, let alone a browser that comes from the company. This is the maker of such “fine” products as Windows Vista, Windows 8, and Internet Explorer. Yes, I agree — the tech behemoth has missed the mark plenty of times.

    But let’s also be fair: for every terrible version of Windows you can name, there is a great one you never wanted to leave (Windows XP and 7, anyone?). The company can put out good products, too, and even good hardware these days (hello, Surface). And the Edge browser is something different — it’s Chrome, but better.

    Read the full story in our Plus Newsletter (20.41.0, 2023-10-09).