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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Microsoft Edge's Enhanced Security Mode explained

Microsoft Edge's Enhanced Security Mode is an optional security feature of Microsoft's web browser that is designed to improve protection against attacks on the Internet. Called Super Super Secure Mode during its […]

Microsoft Edge gains support for Disk Caching to save storage space

Microsoft Edge gains support for Disk Caching to save storage space

Microsoft has revealed a new feature in Edge, called Disk Caching. The technology helps save the storage space used by the browser, without impacting the performance. The company has outlined how the […]

Microsoft says it is investigating Edge Collections Sync issues; to be fixed in version 104

Microsoft says it is investigating Edge Collections Sync issues; to be fixed in version 104

Are you facing issues with Microsoft Edge Collections being stuck on Sync? It is not an isolated problem, other users at the Edge community on reddit, have reported a similar problem. This […]

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How to remove the Edge Bar search field on Windows desktops

If you have Microsoft Edge installed on a Windows device, you may have noticed that Microsoft placed a new search field on the Windows desktop. Edge Bar is an experimental feature that […]

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Microsoft is testing a Command Bar in the Edge web browser

Microsoft Edge Canary users may test the new command palette of the web browser now. Starting with Microsoft Edge Canary 105, Edge users may enable the command bar to run commands from […]

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Microsoft Edge: add and display sites in the sidebar

Microsoft is testing a new feature in the company's Edge browser that enables users to add sites to the browser's sidebar. The sidebar, which in itself is an experimental feature at this […]

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Microsoft is testing an image editor in Edge

Microsoft is testing a new feature in its Edge web browser currently that allows users to edit images before they are saved to the local system. Spotted by Reddit user Leopeva64-2, the […]

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How to deal with Microsoft Edge's "isn't commonly downloaded" warning

All downloads in the Microsoft Edge web browser are scanned using Microsoft Defender's SmartScreen feature. Designed to weed out malicious files before they land on the user system, SmartScreen is the first […]

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Microsoft Edge Dev adds a share button to the PDF toolbar

Microsoft Edge Dev adds a share button to the PDF toolbar

The Microsoft Edge Dev Channel version has been updated to version 105.0.1300.0. It doesn't introduce any major features, but ships with a couple of interesting changes, and various fixes. New share button […]

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Is Anyone using Microsoft Edge's Collections feature?

Collections, a way to save content in Edge, is one of the features that distinguishes Microsoft Edge from Google Chrome, its main competitor. Collections work similarly to bookmarks, as the feature's main […]

Microsoft Edge gets a new gaming homepage and enhancements for Xbox Cloud games

Microsoft Edge gets a new gaming homepage and enhancements for Xbox Cloud games

Microsoft Edge 103 was released today with various security fixes. The latest version of the browser also adds some new gaming features. The company is touting Edge as the best browser for […]

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Microsoft Edge 103 fixes 12 security issues

Microsoft released new stable and extended versions of its Microsoft Edge web browser on June 23, 2022. Microsoft Edge fixes 12 different security issues, 10 of which are shared among all Chromium-based […]

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Microsoft Edge: live captions for online videos

Microsoft added live captions support for all online videos to Microsoft Edge Stable quietly. The new feature is available as a preview at the time of writing. Available in Microsoft Edge 102 […]

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Microsoft Edge 102.0.1245.41 fixes security and PDF printing issues

Microsoft released a security update on Friday and another today. The Friday update addressed an Edge-specific security issue, while today's update security issues that affect all Chromium-based browsers. The new version of […]

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Microsoft: Edge's Sleeping Tabs feature saves an average of 39.1 MB of RAM per tab

Microsoft Edge's Sleeping Tabs feature saves an average of 39.1 Megabytes of RAM for each tab that it puts to sleep according to Microsoft. Sleeping Tabs was introduced in late 2020 by […]

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Microsoft Edge Drop: transfer files between all Edge instances on all devices

Microsoft is testing a new feature called Drop in the Canary version of the company's Edge web browser. Drop allows Edge users to transfer files and notes between all Edge instances on […]

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How to disable the Visual Search icon in Microsoft Edge

If you are using Microsoft's Edge web browser, you may have noticed that the browser displays a small icon over any image that you hover the mouse over. The feature, called Visual […]

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Some users are reporting printing issues in Microsoft Edge 102

Microsoft released a new stable version of the company's Edge web browser a few days ago. Microsoft Edge 102 fixed several security issues in the browser, including three that were specified to […]

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Microsoft Edge 102 fixes 31 security issues

Microsoft released a new stable version of the company's Edge web browser on May 31, 2022. Microsoft Edge 102 is a security update first and foremost, that addresses 31 different security issues […]

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Microsoft hopes to improve Edge with permanent imports from Chrome

Microsoft is testing a new function in the Canary and Developer versions of its Edge web browser, that is designed to import data from Google Chrome on every launch of the browser. […]

Microsoft Secure Network is now available as a limited preview in Edge Canary

Microsoft Secure Network is now available as a limited preview in Edge Canary

We reported about Microsoft Secure Network a few weeks ago, when it was spotted on the company's support website. The free VPN has officially entered a limited access preview in Edge Canary. […]

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Microsoft Edge beats Safari and Firefox to become second after Chrome on desktop systems

Microsoft's Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser surpassed the 10% usage share market on desktop systems in April 2022 according to Statcounter; this means that it is second only to Google Chrome, which […]

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Microsoft Edge 101 patches 25 security issues

Microsoft Edge 101 stable is now available. The new version of Microsoft's cross-platform web browser patches 25 security issues and includes several non-security related improvements. Desktop users may select Menu > Help […]

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Microsoft Edge Secure Network: browser VPN with 1GB free data

Microsoft is testing a new feature in the Microsoft Edge web browser, that is bringing a browser VPN free of charge to all users who are signed-in with a Microsoft Account. Microsoft […]

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Vivaldi and Microsoft patch 0-day vulnerability in their browsers

Vivaldi and Microsoft have released updates for their web browsers that address security issues, including one that is exploited actively in the wild. Vivaldi Technologies announced the release of a minor update […]

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Microsoft Edge is getting an option to pause extensions on sites

Microsoft is testing a new feature in its Edge web browser currently that enables users to pause extensions on specific sites. The description of the feature may remind some users of Google […]

Microsoft Edge 100 improves the resources saved by Sleeping Tabs

Microsoft Edge 100 improves Sleeping Tabs ability to save more resources, and allows you to monitor its performance

Microsoft Edge 100 was released a few days ago, and is essentially a security update. The Redmond company has highlighted that the latest version improves the browser's performance with a more optimized […]

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Microsoft Edge 100 released: here is what is new

Microsoft released the first three-digit version of its Microsoft Edge web browser on April 1, 2022. Microsoft Edge 100 is available for all supported systems. Like Google Chrome 100, released last week, […]

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Microsoft releases emergency security update for Edge

A day after Google released an emergency update for its Chrome web browser, Microsoft fixed the security issue in its Microsoft Edge web browser. Google released an emergency security update to patch […]

Microsoft Edge can now auto-generate image labels for Narrator and other screen readers

Microsoft Edge can now auto-generate image labels for Narrator and other screen readers

A picture is worth a thousand words. Microsoft is taking the old adage quite seriously, it has introduced a new feature in Edge, called Automatic Image Descriptions, to assist people with visual […]

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LibRedirect loads privacy-friendly sites automatically when you load YouTube, Search, TikTok and other sites

LibRedirect is an open source browser extension for Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge. It is designed to redirect the loading of popular destinations on the Internet automatically to privacy friendly websites. The […]

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Improve Microsoft Edge power usage and performance by turning on Efficiency Mode

Microsoft Edge users who use the browser on mobile or low-performance devices may enable efficiency mode to improve the browser's performance. Previously called Performance Mode, efficiency mode is available as an option […]

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Meta releases Code Verify extension for WhatsApp Web

Meta released the new Code Verify browser extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge to validate the web version of WhatsApp Web. A version of the extension for Firefox is still under […]

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Microsoft Edge 100: primary password support and PDF thumbnail view

Microsoft released a new development build of Microsoft Edge 100 to the Dev channel this week featuring primary password support and PDF thumbnail viewing. Microsoft Edge Canary is the main development build […]

Microsoft Edge Dev Channel update lets you search through open tabs quickly

Microsoft Edge Dev Channel update lets you search through open tabs quickly

The Microsoft Edge 100.0.1163.1 update has landed for users in the Dev Channel. It adds a new way to manage your tabs. Search Tabs in Microsoft Edge To search through open tabs, […]

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Microsoft Edge: Edge Bar feature first look

Microsoft is working on a new feature for its Microsoft Edge web browser that it calls Edge Bar. Edge Bar displays content in a floating window or pinned to the right side […]

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Microsoft Edge may be running on your Windows PCs, even if you don't use the browser

Microsoft Edge is the default browser on recent versions of Windows 10 and Windows 11. Microsoft integrated a feature in Edge that it calls startup boost; this feature preloads some Edge components […]

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Microsoft Edge: Microsoft's "see what sticks" development approach

A sports ticker, a games button, buy now pay later integration, a quick actions bar on the right, Bing visual search for images, and more. Microsoft added several new features to its […]

Microsoft Edge is testing a Sports Ticker to display Live Scores, News in all pages and new tabs

Microsoft Edge is testing a Sports Ticker to display Live Scores, News on all pages/new tabs

Do you watch sports? When a game/match is going on, do you use Google or rely on other sites for live scores? Well, you may not have to do that anymore if […]

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Microsoft tests a new quick actions sidebar in Edge

Some Microsoft Edge Canary users are seeing a new quick actions sidebar on the right side of the web browser. It appears that Microsoft is A-B testing the functionality at the time; […]


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