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Microsoft is forcing Windows 10 S users to rely on Edge and Bing by default

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Microsoft unveiled its brand new Chrome OS challenger, Windows 10 S, at a special event in New York yesterday, but it turns out the company has a nasty surprise in store for early adopters.

While the newly-introduced lightweight OS will support apps from the Windows Store without any limits, Microsoft has clarified users will have to rely on Edge as their default browser. In addition to this, you will also have to use Bing as your default search engine in both Edge and Internet Explorer.

The inconvenient stipulations appear in a FAQ for Windows 10 S – as spotted by The Verge – where Microsoft confirms that although “[y]ou…

How to Create Website Reminders with Microsoft Edge and Cortana

Want to set a web page aside and come back to it in the future? If you use Microsoft Edge in Windows 10’s Creators Update, you don’t have to leave the tab open or bookmark it and remember to come back. You can tell Cortana to remind you about the address in the future and forget about it.

This is useful for anything time sensitive—for example, perhaps you need to come back to purchase a ticket or another item when it goes on sale. Or, perhaps you just want to read a long article tomorrow.

This feature was originally the “Snooze” option you saw when right-clicking a tab in Edge early in the Creators Update. It now just involves sharing a web page with Cortana.

To get started, open a web page you want to view later in Edge. Click the “Share” button on Edge’s toolbar.

Click the “Cortana Reminders” icon to share the current web…