Gregg Keizer

Senior Reporter

Gregg Keizer covers Windows, Office, Apple/enterprise, web browsers and web apps for Computerworld.

Windows 10 1903 arrives after stretch of extra testing

Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

Microsoft returns to Mac browser market after 16 years with 'Chromium-ed' Edge

The developer has released the first public preview of its revamped Edge browser for macOS, with a more stable version coming 'soon.'

Microsoft orphans Windows 10 1809, prepares to jump 1803 users straight to 1903

Microsoft orphans Windows 10 1809, prepares to jump 1803 users straight to 1903

Windows 10 1809 – the ill-fated version initially launched last fall – powered just 29% of surveyed Windows 10 systems as of late April. It's a clear sign that Microsoft has largely stopped pushing 1809 to users.

Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

Microsoft sets post-retirement patching record with Windows XP fix – 5 years after support ended

The update – aimed at stopping the spread of WannaCry-like malware on PCs running the outdated OS – must be manually downloaded from the Microsoft Update Catalog.

What happened to Windows 10 1909?

What happened to Windows 10 1909?

If past were prologue, this fall's version of Windows 10 would already be in the hands of Insiders for testing. But it's yet to be seen.

Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

Mozilla apologizes for Firefox add-on breakdown

The browser developer offered a detailed explanation for why Firefox add-ons stopped working earlier this month and a mea culpa to reassure users such problems would not happen again.

Coming to Windows 10: More browsers, not fewer

Coming to Windows 10: More browsers, not fewer

As the company transitions its Edge browser in Windows 10 to one that's Chromium based, it also plans to maintain support for IE11. For IT admins, the variety of browser iterations could get confusing.

Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Edge for Mac leaks; Beta build for Windows 10 quickly follows

Microsoft is in the midst of revamping the browser, which will soon be based on the same open-source Chromium technologies that run Google Chrome.

Microsoft will demote IE to a 'mode' inside Edge

Microsoft will demote IE to a 'mode' inside Edge

The move will allow companies who continue to use the legacy browser to run web sites or web apps inside the upcoming Chromium-based Edge.

Mozilla issues fix after it lets cert expire and Firefox add-ons go belly-up

Mozilla issues fix after it lets cert expire and Firefox add-ons go belly-up

A Sunday afternoon browser update fixed the lapsed certificate, which Mozilla had used to digitally sign Firefox extensions. After the certificate expired, the browser add-ons stopped working.

Windows by the numbers: Maybe Windows 7 doesn't want to retire

Windows by the numbers: Maybe Windows 7 doesn't want to retire

With the countdown on to the January end-of-support date for Windows 7, the aging operating system doesn't seem to be going anywhere fast.

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome dumps user share

Top web browsers 2019: Chrome dumps user share

It was a good month for Mozilla's Firefox browser, which is at its highlest level of use in a year, and for the Microsoft IE/Edge combo. The user share for the two browsers jumped 1.4 points.

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