Category: <span>Browsers</span>

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Microsoft Edge Immersive Reader now supports Wikipedia

Immersive Reader, a feature of Microsoft Edge that strips down extraneous content on web pages, makes the web more accessible and less distracting. Today Microsoft announced that the feature now supports Wikipedia, greatly simplifying the presentation of the web pages. You can now open all Wikipedia webpages in Immersive Reader by clicking Immersive Reader (book […]
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Microsoft Edge gets Chrome’s Tab Groups and Tab Groups Auto-Correct features

To be able to manage tabs is a bit tricky, especially if you have a gazillion of tabs open in your browser. Though for Chrome users, managing tabs is easy, thanks to Tab Groups and Tab Groups Auto-Correct features — the former lets you label and group your tabs, which you’ll be able to collapse […]
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Microsoft redirects certain sites from Internet Explorer to Edge, and here is how you can prevent it from happening

While Microsoft is trying hard to convince Internet Explorer users to switch to Edge by introducing features like IE Mode in its new Chromium-based browser, there are businesses that still prefer Internet Explorer over Chromium Edge for performing certain work. However, for a regular user, Internet Explorer isn’t the one that is ideal as many […]
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Microsoft escalates to Edge taskbar ads

Edge has about 7.5% market share and this has largely changed over the last year. Microsoft has become increasingly desperate about promoting their native browser, including recently having unskippable splash screens when you update your PC. Now in their latest move, Microsoft is adding prompts to your taskbar, encouraging Windows 10 users to try the […]
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Microsoft adds dual-screen emulation to Chromium

Microsoft is still launching their Surface Duo dual-screen Android handset later this year, and ideally, they want developers to support the form factor. This includes web developers, and to help them optimise their websites for dual-screens Microsoft is adding dual-screen support to the built-in F12 emulator in Chromium. Gallery Microsoft, of course, is not the […]
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Don’t worry, Chrome extensions are safe to use in Edge

Despite the fact that both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge use Chromium as the source code and the fact that Edge supports Chrome extensions, on visiting the Chrome Web Store, Edge users were warned about the potential security risks of using Chrome extension on Edge. Many argued that it’s another trick by Google to discourage […]
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Microsoft Edge Beta (stable) updated with Collections, more (full changelog)

Two days ago Microsoft updated the beta version of their Edge browser (which is the stable version which is only updated every 6 weeks) to version 81.0.416.12.  Yesterday Microsoft released a changelog for the update, which finally brings back the Collections feature and activates a number of enterprise features. See the full changelog below. Feature […]
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