Internet Explorer's Successor, Project Spartan, Revealed
Microsoft demonstrates key new features of next-generation browser.
Microsoft has demonstrated its new web browser, codenamed Project Spartan, for the first time during its Windows 10 press conference.
Early details on the new browser show that users can annotate web pages (marking things out with a stylus, mouse, or their fingers, depending on the device they use). Users can also cut snippets of web pages to share. Meanwhile, the browser also supports a new reading mode that appears to strip out display advertisements.
Project Spartan will ship with Windows 10 later this year, Microsoft said.
Microsoft also announced during the press conference that all Windows customers, from Windows 7 upward, can migrate to Windows 10 for free for the first year. The update also applies to Windows Phones.
Along with this, Microsoft announced that it's voice-activated personal assistant, Cortana, will also be available on PC for the first time.
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