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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...

Do you think Microsoft Edge is better than Google Chrome yet?

Google's Chrome is indisputably the most popular browser on both mobile and desktop. But Google's hold over the Internet and users' concerns against being tracked online in sophisticated ways has led many to search for alternatives, and Microsoft's Edge browser is one of the primary substitutes. While its growth can be tied to the fact...

Microsoft Edge now asks you to switch your default search back to Bing

If you're a user of Microsoft's Edge browser, then you know that the default search engine is Bing. In fact, that should come as no surprise. What's more surprising is that with the latest update, the browser is actually going to attempt to get you to switch back. Here's what you're going to see. On first...

Microsoft releases Edge 91 with shopping improvements

Right on schedule, Microsoft is releasing Edge 91 today. The company actually confirmed the release earlier this week at Build. It's been on the release schedule for months too. Specifically, what Microsoft announced at Build was that Edge is about to be the fastest browser for Windows 10. Indeed, this was something that it took pride...

Microsoft Edge is getting a bunch of new features this week at Build

Microsoft's Build 2021 developer conference starts this week. As usual, the big news drop comes right at the start of the show, so you can dig into the announcements in sessions later. As you'd expect, there's a lot that's new for Microsoft Edge at Build, including new features for web developers. If you're just looking for...