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Microsoft Edge is testing a modern RSS feed that lets you follow YouTube creators

In the era of Influencers, vloggers, and content creators, every new method to follow our favorite online celebrities matters. The newest addition comes from Microsoft, through its Edge web browser. The latest Canary builds include a new "Followable Web" feature -- on Windows at least. It allows users to easily follow select YouTube content creators...

Microsoft Edge 97 rolls out with new Citations feature and more

Microsoft is rolling out the latest version of its Edge browser - Edge 97 - to users in the stable channel. This update includes a handful of new features, including Citations, which Microsoft started testing with Edge Insiders two months ago. Citations is built into Edge and it makes it easier to properly cite sources in...

Here’s how you can install Microsoft Edge on Chrome OS, even though it is not supported

If you're using a Chrome OS machine, you're probably all-in on Google services. Indeed, the operating system is built around the Chrome browser, Google Drive, and everything else Google-related, and there's no way to swap this stuff out. If you recently bought a great Chromebook, you probably weren't thinking about Microsoft Edge. However, if for some...

Windows 11’s EdgeDeflector block is now in public builds, pushing users towards Edge

We've covered Microsoft's antics regarding its in-house Edge browser a few times in the past, from making it harder to change your default browser in Windows 11 to some very blatant marketing messages when downloading rival browsers. One of the things we've seen the company do recently was blocking EdgeDeflector, a software that was designed...

Vivaldi calls out Microsoft’s abusive marketing for Edge

Over the past few weeks, we've reported on a few malicious tactics Microsoft has been using to promote its Edge browser to Windows users. From openly mocking the competition to forcing certain links to open in Edge, Microsoft seems to be trying everything it can to sway users to keep using its browser. Recently, competing...

Windows 11 will let you change your default browser more easily again

Microsoft is reverting a change in Windows 11 that made it much harder to change your default browser through the system settings. With Windows 11 build 22509, which was released earlier this week, Microsoft has added a button to the Settings app that allows you to quickly change your default browser to whatever you prefer,...

Microsoft Edge now says Chrome “is so 2008” if you try to download it

Microsoft has arguably gone too far already with forcing its new Edge browser on users by making it harder to switch your default browser on Windows 11, as well as blocking apps that redirect certain Windows links to your favorite browser. But it turns out things can always get worse, as Microsoft's browser is now...

Microsoft Edge’s new ‘Buy now, pay later’ feature is the definition of bloatware

Microsoft released its all-new Edge browser last year, powered by the open-source Chromium engine instead of the custom Microsoft-made rendering engine found in the original version (and Internet Explorer). The browser has generally been received well, as it adds plenty of helpful features on top of the speedy Chromium engine, but not all of Microsoft's...

Microsoft Edge 96 adds price notifications and easy password updates

Microsoft is rolling out a new update to its Edge browser this week, and with the holiday season coming up, the focus is on online shopping. Microsoft Edge 96 is the latest version, and it comes with a few new features, including price history - which is also coming to Android - easier access to...

Microsoft blocks Edge redirect tool in Windows 11, but there’s another option

Microsoft's attempts to force Windows users to make Edge their default browser have been somewhat questionable. Since relatively early on in the life of Windows 10, links from Windows search and Cortana were directed to Edge, which is still happening today. This has become even more prominent with Windows 11, as links in the Widgets...

Microsoft is making citations easier with the Edge browser

Microsoft wants to make it easier for students to add citations to their research papers with a new feature for the Edge browser. Adding proper citations to a paper can be a nightmare, especially with the different formats used in different institutions. The goal with citations in Microsoft Edge is to make that easier by...

XDA Basics: How to download Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge on a Mac

Macs are Apple's personal computer lineup -- iMac, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, MacBook Pro, and more. They offer great capabilities that rivals, in some cases, find hard to catch up with. Protecting your MacBook Pro with a case will only make it last longer, so make sure to buy one if you haven't yet. One...