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Microsoft Edge Collections now let you follow online content creators

Microsoft has announced a handful of improvements for the Collections feature in its Edge browser, particularly on desktop devices. This includes a new "inspiration feed" and the ability to follow content creators across the web. The latter is potentially one of the more interesting features, though it's rolling out gradually. Essentially, when you visit a content...

The new Microsoft Edge gaming features are now available

Microsoft has announced that a range of new gaming-focused features are now available for its Edge browser.  These features were announced just a few weeks ago, but they're now available to those using the stable release of Edge, aligning with the launch of Edge version 103 this week. One of the new features is the new...

Microsoft Edge is getting a new Drop feature to share files and notes across devices

Microsoft is working on a new feature, called Drop, for its Edge browser, making it easier to share files and notes across devices where Edge is installed. Initially discovered by Neowin, the feature seemingly lives on a sidebar (when used in the desktop version of the browser), and it looks similar to a messaging service, except...

Hey Microsoft, it’s time to make a better web browser

A few days ago, I launched Microsoft's Edge browser to check some things that I specifically use it for. I was greeted by the dialog that we've probably all seen by now, the one that suggests you switch to Microsoft's suggested settings. Of course, the box to switch is pre-selected for you. It's easy enough...

Microsoft Edge PWAs will soon feel more native on Windows

Microsoft has announced a bunch of improvements coming to its Edge browser at Build 2022. The new features include improvements to progressive web apps (PWAs), improvements to Edge DevTools, and more. Starting with PWAs, Microsoft is working to make them feel more native on Windows. First off, it's enabling new APIs that allow PWAs to handle...

Microsoft Edge’s built-in VPN is now available in the Canary channel

Microsoft has begun testing Microsoft Edge's Secure Network feature - essentially a built-in VPN service - with select Insiders in the Canary channel. Secure Network is powered by Cloudflare, and as the name suggests, it's meant to add a layer of security and privacy by encrypting your data as you browse the web. When Microsoft Edge...

Microsoft Edge is now more popular than Safari on desktop, according to StatCounter

It was a long time ago, but there used to be a simpler time when you could only open Microsoft Internet Explorer or Apple Safari and do your web browsing. Today, the landscape has changed drastically, with a plethora of web browser options being made available to users. Google's Chrome has consistently dominated, retaining the...

Microsoft Edge 101 adds default profile setting and a PWA launcher

Microsoft's Edge browser has received an update to version 101, and with it come a couple of new features, as you'd expect. There are some noteworthy updates, though, starting with the ability to set a default Edge profile when you open the browser. Edge has been getting a few improvements to the way it handles profiles,...

Microsoft Edge is getting a built-in VPN powered by Cloudflare

Microsoft is testing a VPN-like service for its Edge browser, adding a new layer of security and privacy to the browsing experience. A recently-discovered support page on Microsoft's website details the "Microsoft Edge Secure Network" feature, which provides data encryption and prevents online tracking, courtesy of Cloudflare. While it isn't available yet, even if you have...

How to change the default search engine in Microsoft Edge

Microsoft Edge has become a very solid browser ever since Microsoft transitioned to using the Chromium project as a base, and that means Windows 11 comes with a great browser right out of the box. It no longer has to be the browser you only use to download Google Chrome or whatever your favorite browser...

Microsoft Edge’s sleeping tabs can now save even more resources

Microsoft has made some improvements to the sleeping tabs features in its Edge browser, saving even more of your PC's resources. With version 100 of Microsoft Edge, more of your tabs can be put to sleep, plus you can now visualize the resources you're saving by using them. For starters, Microsoft has made a change to...

Microsoft Edge gets a built-in grammar editor and smart web selection

Microsoft has announced that it's rolling out a couple of major new features for its Edge browser, including integration with Microsoft Editor, which was announced a few months ago. Additionally, there's a new web select feature that makes it easy to copy content you find on the web, including tables. Microsoft Editor integration is about what...