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You can now add text to PDFs in Microsoft Edge Dev builds

Microsoft's Edge browser on desktop is getting the ability to add text to PDF files, and you can try it today. The company announced the new feature in a blog post today, and it's already available if you're running Dev or Canary builds of the browser. Most browsers these days come with a built-in PDF reader,...

Microsoft Edge 94 will bring numerous improvements to Immersive Reader and Sleeping Tabs

Microsoft Edge 94 has been released to the Dev channel and it gives us a sneak peek at some of the new features that will eventually arrive on the stable version. The latest version brings along some new improvements to Immersive Reader and Sleeping Tabs, adds a dedicated page for Accessibility settings, and more. Edge 94...

Microsoft is making inking in Edge and Chromium a lot better

Microsoft is making some major improvements to the way inking is handled in Edge, thanks to a new Ink API and a new API in Windows 11. The company first announced these improvements at Build 2021, but now, they're available to try for users running Edge Dev. With these changes, Microsoft says it has seen...

Microsoft Edge could be getting a Super Duper Secure Mode

Yes, you read that title right. Microsoft is testing a new security feature for its Edge browser and, at least for the time being, it's called Super Duper Secure Mode. The goal of SDSM is to increase security while browsing the web by disabling just-in-time (JIT) compilation for JavaScript. There are other features that are...

Microsoft Edge 92 for Android rolling out with the unified codebase

Following the release of Microsoft Edge 92 for PCs, Microsoft is now giving the same treatment to its mobile browser. This is a major update for Microsoft Edge for Android as it finally unifies the codebase with the PC version. Up until now, the stable version of Microsoft Edge for Android was stuck on Chromium...

Microsoft Edge Browser shows up in the Store on Windows 11

When Windows 11 ships this holiday season, it's going to come with a new Microsoft Store. Ever since Windows 8, when Microsoft forced everyone who wanted to be in the Store to build an app for it, restrictions have been rolled back. With Windows 10, you could opt to build a UWP app, or you...

Microsoft Edge gets updated in Dev channel with Windows 11 design

Last week, it was spotted that Edge Canary has a flag in it that enables some visual changes in Windows 11. Now, the new Windows 11 design is getting promoted to Edge in the Dev channel, although you'll still need to enable a flag to use it. The new Edge Dev build is version 93.0.946.1, and...

Here are the new features Microsoft plans to add to Edge

For all the hate that Internet Explorer got, Microsoft did turn a corner with the newer Edge browser. Compared to Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge does come off as a fresh and lighter alternative. Microsoft also has shown commitment towards the browser, adding in features and light visual refreshes in an attempt to chip away market...

You can now make Microsoft Edge look slightly better on Windows 11

With Windows 11, Microsoft is bringing a suite of visual changes to its operating system, and one could argue they're long overdue. The company seems committed to bringing those changes to more places, too. For example, the Microsoft Edge browser is apparently going to look a bit better in preparation for Windows 11. The changes were...

Microsoft Edge now lets you send tabs between devices

Back in April, Microsoft started testing a new feature in Edge Canary to make it easier for users to send webpages across different devices. Nearly two months later, Microsoft is now finally expanding this feature to the stable channel. Tab sharing (via Windows Latest) has gone live for a small set of users on the Edge...

Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla are working together on browser extensions

Browser extensions can be difficult to develop and maintain, especially for extensions that want to support more than one browser. Firefox, Edge, Opera, and others have based their extension APIs on Chrome's, but each browser adds their own changes and don't always implement Google's new APIs. Thankfully, all the major browser vendors have now agreed...

Microsoft announces Edge 92 will get Automatic HTTPS

Microsoft has announced that it's bringing Automatic HTTPS to its Edge browser with version 92. It's currently available in preview through the Dev and Canary channels. Here's how it works. When you type a URL, you're obviously not starting it off with "http" or "https". What the browser does right now is it defaults to HTTP...