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Microsoft Edge browser gets updated with loads of new features and themes

Microsoft has unveiled a major update for its Edge browser, introducing new features that include sleeping tabs, new themes, and improvements to performance. The latest features arrive a year after the Chromium-powered version of Microsoft Edge was released. Likely the most exciting features from a consumer standpoint is the introduction of new themes in Edge. Microsoft...

Microsoft Edge rolls out history and tab sync for all users

Nearly a year after the Chromium-based version of Microsoft Edge was launched, the browser is finally rolling out history and tab sync to a wider range of users. The features will allow Edge users to sync their browsing activity whether they’re on Windows 10, macOS, or mobile (iOS and Android). According to The Verge, the new...

Microsoft Edge can now sync tabs and history across Android and Windows

If you’ve been using the Microsoft Edge browser on Windows and your Android device, then there’s good news. Microsoft is finally introducing the ability to sync tabs across the mobile version and the Windows version of the browser. The new feature, however, is only rolling out in beta and also includes an option that lets...

Microsoft Edge Canary gets Chrome’s Tab Group Collapse and Auto Create features

Microsoft Edge has seen a whole bunch of new features since it first reinvented itself as a Chromium-based browser earlier in the year. Even if you're not a regular user, it's always worth seeing what's new because Microsoft has committed to contributing to the Chromium codebase, meaning whatever is new in Edge, may end up...

Google Chrome to mitigate “tab-napping” by blocking redirects in new tabs or windows

You may have observed one of two behaviors when clicking on links on any website — the link either opens up in the same tab, or it opens up in a new tab/window. Website authors can control this behavior by adding the target="_blank" attribute to URLs that they wish to open in a new tab....

Microsoft Edge is getting a slick Vertical Tabs layout

Back in March, Microsoft said its Chromium-based Edge browser would get a vertical tabs option, allowing users to see a list of the tabs they had open. Now, the company has rolled out a preview of vertical tabs to the Edge Dev channel, giving intrepid testers the opportunity to see the new feature in action...

Microsoft will soon force-open some websites in Edge instead of Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer has had a long and meme-full life, and it is way beyond time to move on. The browser is actively being replaced by the Chromium-based Microsoft Edge browser, and the company has made clear its intention of sunsetting IE 11 sooner rather than later. If you are still using Internet Explorer 11 for...

Microsoft Edge is getting a Sleeping Tabs feature to unload background tabs automatically

Microsoft introduced the original Edge browser as part of Windows 10 back in 2015. It was the spiritual successor to the infamous Internet Explorer and aimed to offer users an improved, lightweight internet browsing experience. However, the browser wasn't as well received as Microsoft would have hoped, which is why the company released a new...

Microsoft outlines its end-of-life timeline for Internet Explorer 11 and Microsoft Edge Legacy

Following the debut of its Chromium-based Edge browser earlier this year, Microsoft yesterday announced plans to sunset the legacy version of Edge. Additionally, the company said its Microsoft 365 suite of apps and services is dropping support for Internet Explorer 11. Microsoft is providing users with plenty of notice before support is dropped for both products....

Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge are fixing an annoying behavior when dragging and dropping files

For a very long time, web browsers have had a feature that can occasionally be frustrating. Dragging and dropping a file to a browser tab will open the file in the tab. This is fine if it's intended, but it can be aggravating if you were trying to drop a file into an upload box...

Microsoft’s new Chromium-based Edge browser rolls out to all Windows 10 users via Windows Update

Microsoft released the stable version of its Chromium-based Edge browser to the public earlier this year. Like any other browser (not including Internet Explorer), users had to go out of their way to download and try the new browser. As expected, Microsoft is now pushing the browser to Windows 10 devices via a Windows Update. Since...

Microsoft and Google collaborate on bringing Windows Spellcheck to Chromium-based browsers

Microsoft introduced the original Edge browser as part of Windows 10 back in 2015. The browser was the spiritual successor to the infamous Internet Explorer and aimed to offer an improved, lightweight internet browsing solution for Windows users. However, despite the improvements, Microsoft Edge wasn't as successful as the company had hoped, and because of...