Microsoft has released a new Dev Channel build 104.0.1293.1 of the Edge browser. It doesn't include new features, but improves the existing functionality and reliability in both mobile and desktop versions.
A new option to close tabs with double-click is spotted in the Canary branch of Microsoft Edge. It addition to the cross button and a couple of keyboard shortcuts, it allows you to close tabs with your mouse faster. The new behavior can be enabled or disabled in Edge settings.
This week's Edge Dev 104.0.1287.1 is now available to Insiders and for downloading from the official website. In the official announcement, Microsoft reminds once again that Internet Explorer is no longer supported starting today, and recommends switching to Edge. Today's release doesn't offer much. There are a few new features, and a short list of improvements and fixes.
Microsoft is implementing tight integration between Collections, Bing, and the "Follow creators" feature. The Bing's saved videos and pictures will be available directly from Collections. The "Follow creators" feature could soon become part of the Collections.
Microsoft has announced on Twitter that their tab freezing feature is extremely effective for Edge users. Just in 28 days it saved more than 273 Petabytes of RAM. This is around 39.1 MB per tab.
Microsoft Edge 104.0.1271.2 enters the Dev channel, following the previous announcement for Edge 103 being the last build in there. From now, Microsoft will release Edge 103 builds to the Beta channel. Edge Beta 103.0.1264.13 is the first update from the 103 branch. Here are the changes.
Microsoft is working on a built-in file and note sharing service for its Edge browser. The new feature is called "Drop". The data you are sharing via the Drop service will be synced across all your instances of Edge, regardless of the platform. E.g. a note filled in on Windows will be available on other Windows devices, along with Edge on Linux and Android running under the same Microsoft account.
Microsoft Edge has got another change made to its browsing data import mechanism. Earlier, importing your passwords and history from Chrome and Firefox could only be a one-time action. Now it can be set for each time your launch Edge, but only for Chrome.
Microsoft is about to switch to Edge 104 in the Dev channel, so they released the last binaries from the Edge Dev 103 branch. Developers are teasing "many new and exciting things" coming to the browser. As of now, the Dev channel hosts Edge Dev 103.0.1264.2, which comes with the following list of changes.