Microsoft putting Edge on Chromium isn’t just about the browser. It’s about making Web apps that do a better job integrating with the operating system — like Electron apps, or MacOS Marzipan apps, but better.
Interesting. Until reading this article I thought Edge on Chromium was a yawner, because I don’t see any reason to switch to Edge. But this puts a new face on it.
Still reads well.
The major features of the browser ca. 2016 were already present in that early beta.
I still use Chrome as my primary browser, although I flirt aggressively with Safari.
Review: Google Chrome Mostly Glitters [Me/InformationWeek]
iOS is keeping other keyboards from greatness – Katherine Boehret, The Verge
Boehret complains that third-party keyboards are unable to use dictation. But that's only one of the problems with third-party keyboards.
Support for third-party keyboards – and web browsers – is one area where Android is just plain better than iOS. iOS is always pushing you back to using the stock keyboard and browser. Android works more like a PC; if you change the default, you change it everywhere, throughout all applications and the operating system, which is as it should be.
A handy Keyboard Maestro macro from Federic Viticci, for those of us who have uninstalled Flash from our Macs but need to watch the occasional Flash video. I had an app to do this, but a Keyboard Maestro macro is simpler.