Microsoft tests replacing User Agent string with Client Hints in Edge

It is now possible to enable Client Hints in Microsoft Edge.

Every time you open a webpage, your browser sends some data about your device to a server in a line of code called “User Agent String”. User Agent consists of your browser name, version, operating system, etc. This information is important for proper website functioning but at the same time, it raises some privacy concerns.

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Microsoft begins removing Edge Legacy from Windows 10

Although Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is the default browser in Windows 10, classic Edge based on the EdgeHTML rendering engine is still out there buried deep inside Windows 10. Moreover, there is a way to dig it up and restore it to the former glory. If you are still using classic Edge, which is also known as Edge Legacy, you need to be aware that its days are numbered. More evidence appeared that Edge Legacy can be soon removed from the operating system. Continue reading "Microsoft begins removing Edge Legacy from Windows 10"

iCloud Passwords Extension for Chrome on Windows is now available

There is a new official extension available for Google Chrome and similar Chromium-based browsers like Edge or Vivaldi. It allows you to sync your iCloud Keychain passwords with the password store on Windows. The extensions is released by the Apple company. Continue reading "iCloud Passwords Extension for Chrome on Windows is now available"

You can now uninstall apps using Winget Windows Package Manager

A couple of days ago, a member of the Windows Package Manager team announced that the new version 0.2.10191 of winget will allow users to uninstall apps. The updated version of Windows Package Manager is now available in Microsoft Store.

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Edge Canary receives updated Favorites Search

If you happen to have lots of saved websites in your bookmarks, finding the right one may be quite a tedious process. To help you locate the needed page, Edge offers a favorites search that you can access by clicking the Favorites button on the toolbar or with the Ctrl + Shift + O shortcut. In the latest Canary Build, developers made a small tweak to improve Favorites search and make it a little bit faster.  Continue reading "Edge Canary receives updated Favorites Search"

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