Enable TCP Fast Open for Microsoft Edge in Windows 10

A new option in Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 is the ability to enable TCP Fast Open. TCP Fast Open (TFO) is a specification to open successive TCP connections faster between clients and servers using a crytographic cookie which stores authentication details to reduce the round-trip delay and lower the latency in the start of data transmission. When enabled, it can improve network performance of the browser. Here is how to enable it.

Microsoft Edge now shows favicons for pinned sites

With Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft made an additional improvement to the Edge browser. As you might be knowing, the browser allows you to pin web sites to the Windows 10 Start menu. Now it generates nice looking tiles based on the website's favicon.

How to change Edge splash color in Windows 10

Edge is the new default browser in Windows 10. Microsoft is constantly working to make it better. However, some of its options are accessible only by editing the Registry. In this article, we will see how to customize the splash screen color of Edge.

How to disable Adobe Flash in Edge

By default, Windows 10 ships with the Adobe Flash Player plugin bundled with the operating system. It is accessible in Internet Explorer 11 and in Microsoft's new flagship browser, Microsoft Edge. It can be used to play videos and animated content. There are a number of reasons why you may want to disable it but the main reason these days is you can do without Flash on most sites that stream video via HTML5. In this article, we will see how to disable Adobe Flash in Edge.

Change the default Downloads location in Edge with Anniversary Update

Earlier, we covered how to change the default download folder in Microsoft Edge without moving Downloads. That trick was based on Registry editing. Microsoft decided to change this situation with Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Edge got a native option to change the default location to save downloaded files. Here is how it can be done.

Edge will not play non-important Flash animations in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Microsoft is working to improve the Edge browser, which is the default browser in Windows 10 instead of Internet Explorer. Microsoft is trying to make it more useful for the end user. With every major update for Windows 10, it is getting more features. Windows 10 Anniversary Update, which was formerly known as "Redstone" will bring to Edge not only extensions support but also the ability to have more control over Flash animations.

How to pin and unpin tabs in Microsoft Edge

With the recently released Windows 10 build 14291, Microsoft has finally added the ability to pin and unpin tabs to the Edge browser. It is a very essential feature which exists in every other modern browser. It was very surprising that Microsoft rolled out Edge without the tab pinning ability. Now, they have decided to add the missing feature. Let's see how it works.

Here’s how to install extensions in Microsoft Edge

Windows 10 build 14291 finally ships with extensions support in Microsoft Edge. Microsoft decided to roll out preview versions of some extensions. There are three extensions available for users to play with this feature. Let's see how extensions are implemented and how they work.

Microsoft Edge extensions can be easily used in Chrome

During the short period of time when the pre-release Microsoft Edge Extensions website was accessible, some lucky users were able to download the three available extensions. It was discovered that after doing some simple modifications, Edge's extensions can be easily adapted to be used in Chrome.

Microsoft Edge extensions website goes live

Recently, we wrote that Microsoft Edge extensions had already appeared in the Windows Store. They are expected to become available for testing for participants of the Windows Insider program. Another sign which indicates that this will happen soon is the availability of the Edge Extensions landing page which went live today for a short period of time.