A new version of Edge, 103.0.1255.0, is available to Insiders running the browser in the Dev channel. The release doesn't include much for consumers, but some of the changes are important for sysadmins. There are also fixes and improvements traditional for weekly pre-release updates. Continue reading
The built-in VPN Edge Secure Network is now available for testing in the Canary version of the browser. Microsoft says they open testing to 'a small audience'. Continue reading
Microsoft has released Microsoft Edge 102.0.1245.3 to Insiders running the Dev channel browser. Some of its new features may be useful to enterprise users. For example the ability to maintain a custom IE mode list in Settings. On the consumer side, users can now add a saved password manually right in the appropriate section of the Settings tab. Continue reading
Since April 2022, Microsoft Edge remains the second popular browser in the world. The latest StatCounter update shows its market share value slightly above 10%. The browser from Redmond leaves behind both Safari and Firefox.
Following the four week schedule, Microsoft releases Edge version 101 to everyone. The browser hits the stable channel shortly after the appropriate Chrome release. The ability to launch Progressive Web Apps (PWAs) from the toolbar and several new policies, including the one that defines how Edge switches the profiles, are the key changes in this version. Continue reading
A nice UI redesign is coming to Microsoft Edge. The browser will have rounder tabs and Mica effect for tabs and the toolbar. The change is already available in the Canary version of the browser, so you can give it a try.
Recently, Google added an improvement to its Chrome browser that finally allows the user to re-arrange tabs using keyboard only. This option has been available for Linux and macOS users for several years. Microsoft now follows the suit, so Edge allows you to reorder the tabs using the keyboard shortcuts. Continue reading
Microsoft is testing a new feature for its Edge browser called "Microsoft Edge Secure Network". It is a built-in VPN service that routes websites you visit via a secure connection. Microsoft advertises it as a robust solution to keep your location private, prevent online tracking, and secure connections to both HTTP and HTTPS websites. Continue reading
Microsoft has released a new Chromium-based Microsoft Edge build 102.0.1235.1 to the Dev channel. The most important changes are the ability to quickly open tabs from other devices, sleeping tabs improvements, and reliability fixes. Continue reading
Following Chrome, Microsoft lose the ability to remove default search engines that come pre-installed. However, Google restored this option already in Chrome 99. Microsoft now follows the suit with Edge 102.