Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge provides a fantastic gateway to the web, with tools matching the top brands. Available on several platforms, we’ll discuss which features you should use, the top news related to the browser, and any tips to improve your experience.

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Here is how Microsoft Edge's semi-automated password changing feature works

The Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge got a new security feature recently that introduces nearly automatic password changing options on select sites. The feature landed in Chrome 86 and most Chromium-based web […]

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Here is what is new in Microsoft Edge 96

Microsoft released Microsoft Edge 96 last week and a small bug fix and performance update on November 23, 2021. The new version of Microsoft Edge includes several improvements for users of the […]

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Microsoft Edge 93 released with Tab Groups and Vertical Tabs improvements

Microsoft released a new version of the company's Microsoft Edge web browser on September 2, 2021. Microsoft Edge 93 is an update for the stable channel of the browser that introduces new […]

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Microsoft Edge's Super Duper Secure Mode lands in Settings

Microsoft unveiled a new security feature called Super Duper Secure Mode in the company's Microsoft Edge web browser about two weeks ago. Super Duper Secure Mode is an experimental feature to make […]

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Microsoft Edge 93: hide the titlebar in vertical tab mode

The upcoming Microsoft Edge 93 web browser includes vertical tab mode improvements. Users may flip a switch in Edge to hide the browser's titelbar to gain extra pixels while using vertical tabs. […]

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New Edge web browser launched for Android

Over the last few years, the Microsoft Edge web browser has won over many users on both Windows and Apple devices. Six weeks ago, they released a beta version on the Canary […]

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Microsoft Edge 92 won't autoplay all media anymore by default

Microsoft released a new stable version of its Edge web browser, Microsoft Edge 92, earlier this week. Edge 92 is a big update that introduces lots of new features for home users […]

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Here is what Microsoft has in store for Edge in the second half of 2021

Microsoft updated the What's Next feature roadmap of its Microsoft Edge web browser recently, giving users and administrators a glimpse of the status of major upcoming features of the company's browser. You […]

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Tab Groups in Microsoft Edge work better, thanks to vertical tabs

Microsoft Edge is getting Tab Groups functionality just like Google Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers. Chromium developers started to add support for tab groups in May 2020, and improved it since with […]

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You can disable the annoying "Use recommended browser settings" popup in Microsoft Edge, for now

If you have opened the new Microsoft Edge web browser recently on any of your devices, a popup may have been displayed recommending to use Microsoft Bing as the default search engine […]

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How to turn off Microsoft Edge's new Startup Boost feature

The next Microsoft Edge update will introduce a new feature that is called Startup Boost. We reviewed the feature when it was introduced in Microsoft Edge Canary back in October 2020. Startup […]

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EdgeDeflector 1.2 released: redirect Edge requests to your favorite browser

I reviewed EdgeDeflector back in 2017 when the open source program was first released. It was designed to address a serious usability issue in Microsoft's Windows 10 operating system, as the operating […]

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Microsoft is testing an Automatic HTTPS Mode in the Edge web browser

Microsoft added support for a new browsing mode called Automatic HTTPS to its desktop Microsoft Edge web browser designed to enforce the use of HTTPS connections when connecting to sites and services. […]

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Microsoft Edge's new Performance Mode feature aims to optimize the browser's performance

Microsoft is testing a new feature in the Canary version of its Edge web browser. Called performance mode, it is designed to optimize the browser's performance. The feature is being rolled out […]

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Here is what is new in Microsoft Edge 90 Stable

Microsoft released Microsoft Edge 90 Stable this week; the update for Microsoft's Chromium-based web browser introduces several major features and security patches. Updates are rolled out over the course of one or […]

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Microsoft Edge for Android released as a preview

Microsoft released Microsoft Edge for Android today to the public. Android users who want to try out Edge for Android can download and install the development version from Google Play. Microsoft Edge […]

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First Look at Microsoft Edge's Workspaces feature

Microsoft Edge is getting a new feature called Workspaces. Workspaces are designed to improve the manageability of open sites in the browser, by using different workspaces for different tasks. The feature is […]

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Microsoft Edge gets option to fade Sleeping Tabs

Microsoft introduced the Sleeping Tabs feature in Microsoft Edge Canary 87 back in September 2020. The company rolled out the feature to all Edge users in Edge 89, released earlier this month. […]

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Microsoft Edge 91 will be the first to support syncing on Linux

It took Microsoft quite some time to release the first versions of its Chromium-based Edge web browser for Linux. One thing that was not implemented in the initial releases was support for […]

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Microsoft Edge could soon share browsing data with Windows 10

Microsoft is working on a new feature that integrates the company's Microsoft Edge web browser better with the company's Windows 10 operating system. Called share browsing data with other Windows features, it […]

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First Look at Microsoft Edge's Math Solver

Math Solver is a new feature of Microsoft's Edge web browser that is being tested in development versions currently. The feature, just like many others, is slowly being rolled out to the […]

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Microsoft Edge is getting new theme options soon

Microsoft is testing new theme customization options in the company's Edge web browser. Available in Edge Canary, the new options allow users to change the color theme of the browser with just […]

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Microsoft Edge: option to hide the titlebar in vertical tabs mode

Microsoft introduced an option in the company's Edge browser recently that allows users to display tabs open in the browser in a sidebar instead of the horizontal tab strip. The feature is […]

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Microsoft adopts new Chromium 4-week release cycle

Microsoft revealed this week that it will adopt the new Chromium 4-week release cycle that Google announced for its Chrome web browser last week. Starting later this year, Microsoft Edge Stable releases […]

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Microsoft plans to align all Edge codebases later this year

Now that the legacy version of Microsoft's Edge browser has run out of support, Microsoft is doubling-down on its new Chromium-based Edge browser. During the Ignite 2021 conference, Microsoft revealed plans to […]

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How to enable Tab Scrolling in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge is a Chromium-based web browser, and as such limited to the same default tab handling mechanics as other Chromium-based browsers. By default, tabs get smaller and smaller the more you […]

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Microsoft is working on Password Import option for its Edge browser

Microsoft is working in a password import option for its Edge web browser. Current versions of the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge -- the classic version is retired this month -- support […]

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Microsoft Edge 89 Stable is out

Microsoft released a new stable version of its Edge web browser to the public on March 4, 2021. Microsoft Edge 89.0.774.45 is a security and feature update that is available for all […]

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Microsoft Edge: work on vertical tabs continues, now with resizing support

Microsoft revealed plans to introduce support for displaying tabs vertically in the company's Edge web browser in May 2020. Vertical Tabs supported was added to development versions of Microsoft Edge in October […]

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A first look at Kids Mode in Microsoft Edge

Kids Mode is a new parental control feature in Microsoft's Edge web browser that is currently being tested in Canary versions of the browser on US-English Windows and Mac OS systems. Kids […]

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Microsoft switches to adaptive notification requests system in Edge browser

Microsoft is changing the notification system of the company's Edge web browser again by switching from quiet notification requests to adaptive requests. The company explains on the Microsoft Edge Blog that some […]

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Microsoft will uninstall legacy Edge in April 2021 and replace it with Chromium Edge

Microsoft revealed its plans in regards to the legacy version of the Microsoft Edge web browser recently. The legacy version will receive security updates until March 2021, and then run out of […]

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Reminder: Microsoft Edge Legacy will be retired in March 2021

Microsoft maintains three different web browsers currently on its Windows 10 platform: Internet Explorer 11, the legacy Microsoft Edge browser, and the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser. Support for the legacy version […]

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Want to know what is coming up for Microsoft Edge? A roadmap has you covered

Microsoft Edge's Feature Roadmap provides users of the browser, developers, and Enterprise administrators, with information on upcoming features. Microsoft notes that the roadmap "provides estimated release dates and descriptions for upcoming browser […]

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Microsoft Edge 88 Stable is a security update that drops FTP and Flash support

Microsoft released a new stable version of its Chromium-based Edge web browser on January 21, 2021. Microsoft Edge 88 is a security and feature update that introduces several new features and changes […]

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Microsoft Edge's download management is going to improve soon

Microsoft's Edge web browser lists downloads in the main interface during the session and on the dedicated Downloads page. The listing in the main interface takes away space that websites use usually, […]

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A year in the making, History and Open Tabs sync is finally coming to Microsoft Edge

Microsoft released the first stable version of its Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser in January 2020. The browser included basic sync functionality only initially and Microsoft added more options to the browser […]

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Microsoft Edge gets Chromium's Tab Groups feature

The Canary version of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser supports the tab groups feature in its latest version. Google introduced support for tab groups in Google Chrome as a way for […]

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Microsoft has a fake extensions problem in its Microsoft Edge Store

Microsoft has a serious problem with fake extensions for its Microsoft Edge web browser that are hosted on the company's own store for the web browser. After the removal of several fake […]

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You can now test Smart Copy in Microsoft Edge Canary

Smart Copy is a new feature of Microsoft's Edge web browser that is designed as an alternative to the regular copy functionality of the web browser. Smart Copy, in a nutshell, aims […]


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