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NetMarketShare published statistics of the web browsers market share for the month of September revealing that Microsoft Edge once again collapsed and Google Chrome is still the leading browser.

Microsoft largely missed the boat on mobile and although it offers a mobile version of Windows 10, the company has shifted its focus onto delivering apps and services to as many devices as possible, regardless of platform. This is a pretty nifty trick for an Android phone, so hats off to Microsoft for thinking outside the box on this one. "These two (Edge for iOS and Android) apps will knit all this together for all our customers".

In any case, the browser will be bringing nearly the same functions as PC on both Android and iOS platforms. "Your passwords and favourites are synced across your devices so your browser is always personalized to you". Now your browsing will go continued from your computer to your phone and vice-versa. This could be pictures, videos, photos, and documents. "From PC to mobile, you can browse seamlessly across your devices, while your information syncs in the background".

The Edge browser is released as part of Apple's TestFlight program today. The user agent string identifiers of the Edge apps match the respective identifiers of the Safari and Chrome browsers, but Microsoft is planning to issue new tokens for its apps "very soon", he indicated. This app is not quite out yet though, but you can sign up to test the Edge browser right now. For Android users, it will be available soon via Play Store's early access.

Addressing and appreciating the customization options on Android, Microsoft has introduced Microsoft launcher for Android.

It is time once again to take a look at the latest extensions to become available to Windows 10 users on the Microsoft Edge browser. Android 4.4 KitKat or higher and iOS 10.2 or higher is needed. These things will all be supported later on down the road. These beta testers will have the first taste of how the browser works on Android and iOS. 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. This feature is limited to those with the Windows Insiders account for now. Features like Continue on PC will be available, and a small fraction of that feature is now available on the launcher.

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