The first stable version was released on July 29, 2015 – development of the new web browser started as the “Project Spartan” – a project designed to create a web browser from scratch, support web standards and replace the Internet Explorer.
A jumper is a removable small metal conductor bridge covered by a plastic box designed with two prongs. It is used to bypass or close a section of an electronic circuit – allowing flow of electricity on a set area.
Modern day jumpers can be found on a computer’s motherboard, hard drive, modems, sound cards, adapter cards and other hardware components. For hard disk drives (HDD), a jumper is used to set the HDD as master, slave or single storage mode of operation.
In recent years, computer components had switched to plug-in-play technology wherein users no longer have to deal with jumpers.
To have a quick look on a motherboard jumper, watch this short video clip: