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Microsoft improves Tracking Prevention in the new Edge browser

Work on the new Chromium-based Edge continues as the first official Stable release will become available on January 15, 2020 (one day after end of support for Windows 7). Microsoft implemented a […]

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Report: Microsoft to replace classic Edge with new Edge from early 2020 on

Microsoft revealed that the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser will be released on January 15, 2020 officially (and that it will come to Linux) this week. What the company did not […]

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Microsoft plans to release the new Microsoft Edge on January 15, 2020

Microsoft revealed today that it plans to release the first Stable version of the new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser on January 15, 2020. The company released the first Release Candidate build […]

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How to enforce dark mode on sites in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft implemented a new experimental flag to the most recent version of the Chromium version of  Microsoft Edge that users may set to enforce dark mode on visited sites. The web browser […]

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New Microsoft Edge gets Potentially Unwanted Application (PUA) protection

The latest version of Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser includes options to enable protection against Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUAs). The feature blocks downloads of software programs that Microsoft Defender SmartScreen […]

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How to use multiple Microsoft Accounts in the new Microsoft Edge browser

The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser that Microsoft is working on currently supports a number of features that the classic Edge browser does not support. One of these is the ability to […]

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How to change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

It should not come as a surprise that the default search engine of Microsoft Edge -- regardless of whether it is the classic version or new Chromium version -- is Microsoft's Bing […]

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Old Edge or IE may be best option to run Flash content until end of 2020

Adobe Flash will be retired at the end of 2020; Adobe announced that it won't support Flash after 2020 anymore and major browser makers announced Flash shutdown timelines as well. While that […]

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How to add an extensions menu to Microsoft Edge (Chromium)

The latest Canary version of the upcoming Microsoft Edge browser that is based on Chromium supports an extensions menu to improve extension manageability; when enabled, it reduces space on the toolbar but […]

How to remove the Microsoft Edge Feedback Smiley

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser displays a smiley icon in the browser's toolbar right now. A click on the icon opens the "send feedback" popup that you may use to provide […]

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Microsoft introduces Caret Browsing feature in Chromium Edge

Work on the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser continues and Microsoft adds new features to preview versions of the browser on a weekly basis. The latest build introduces Caret Browsing, an accessibility feature, […]

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Windows Spellchecker in Edge, Chrome, and other Chromium browsers

Microsoft's decision to switch to Chromium as the source for the company's Edge browser has injected even more development resources into the project. One of the latest commits by Microsoft engineers introduces […]

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A look at Microsoft Edge's Tracking Prevention feature

Microsoft just added a new feature called Tracking Prevention to the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser; reason enough to take a look at it to find out what it does. Tracking Prevention is […]

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Microsoft releases Microsoft Edge Chromium Group Policies preview

Microsoft released an early preview of the policies that it plans to support in the Microsoft Edge Chromium web browser. Microsoft Edge Chromium, much like the classic Microsoft Edge browser, Google's Chrome […]

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Microsoft Edge Chromium for Windows 7 and 8.1 released

Microsoft announced the official availability of preview versions of the company's Microsoft Edge Chromium web browser for Windows 7, 8, and 8.1 today. The Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser uses the same core […]

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Microsoft Edge (Chromium) may also block media keys on Windows 10

The most recent development versions of the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge web browser comes with a new feature that uses media controls on Windows 10 devices. Google started to enable a feature in […]

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Microsoft: tell us if you want us to build an ad blocker into Edge

Microsoft's Edge development team held an interesting AMA on Reddit yesterday. AMA, for those who don't know, is a questions and answers type of thread in which Reddit users post questions or […]

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First look at Grammar Tools in the new Microsoft Edge

Microsoft's upcoming Chromium-based web browser Microsoft Edge comes with Grammar Tools in the browser's reading mode. Reading mode is a useful feature of the browser that resembles services, scripts and browser extensions […]