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Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Launcher, now on preview mode for Android

Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Launcher, now on preview mode for Android

Edge for iOS is available today, but only as a preview via Apple TestFlight, while the Android version is simply said to be "coming soon". "But what makes Microsoft Edge really stand out is the ability to continue on your PC, which enables you to immediately open the page you're looking at right on your PC-or save it to work on later", says the company. The Redmond giant has added "Continue on PC" feature to it which will allow users to conveniently send an image or link from their phone to Windows 10 PC.

The arrival of the Edge browser is also an effort to create continuity between desktop and handset, but is now locked to Windows Insiders with the latest version of Windows 10 installed on their PCs to prove eligibility for the preview. "These two (Edge for iOS and Android) apps will knit all this together for all our customers".

With not only new features for the Arrow launcher, as from now on the Arrow launcher will be rebranded as Microsoft LAUNCHER. 'And - just like on Windows 10 - with Microsoft Launcher you can put icons of your favourite people right on the home screen so they're quickly and easily available.

The iOS edition is available in preview, with an Android edition promised soon.




In any case, the browser will be bringing nearly the same functions as PC on both Android and iOS platforms. Nevertheless, if you don't have the update, the browser and launcher will still work.

The new Microsoft Launcher app for Android brings a range of new features to your Android device, the app is available as a preview on the Google Play Store. However more languages and functions will be added as the preview expands. Plus there's no support for Android tablets and iPad yet. Once Arrow Launcher gets its major update, the name will change as well. 'We think it's the most handsome (based on Fluent design), customizable, powerful launcher available. The launcher comes with a feed like Google Now that shows top news, events of the day, and most used apps.

Those who are on the Arrow Launcher beta will automatically get the Microsoft Launcher because the latter is the newest incarnation of the former.

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