Microsoft Edge Updated With Support For Biometrics

Microsoft has announced that it has now added the Web Authentication specification in Microsoft Edge. This will enable more secure user experiences which eliminate the need for passwords and adds support for safer access control methods such as biometrics. It will enable Edge users to sign in with their face, fingerprint, a PIN or portable FIDO2 devices.


Microsoft Edge Gets Built-In Ad Blocker On iOS And Android

Microsoft has added a new feature to its Edge browser for iOS and Android that’s going to appeal to those who don’t like seeing a lot of ads when they surf the internet. The company has revealed that it’s building Adblock Plus into its Edge browser which means that this popular ad-blocking extension will now be part and parcel of Edge for iOS and Android.


Microsoft Edge Released For iPad And Android Tablets

It was revealed not too long ago that Microsoft’s Edge browser would soon be released for the iPad and Android tablets. The company released a preview of Edge for iPad earlier this month. The brief beta testing period is now over as Microsoft has rolled out the latest updates for the Edge app on iOS and Android which brings full support for tablets on the platforms.


Windows 10 Mail Users Will Be Forced To Use Edge For Email Links

Microsoft’s Edge browser is much better compared to Internet Explorer but a lot of people still use third-party browsers such as Chrome on Windows 10 machines. However, Microsoft is testing a new method that will essentially force users to open Edge. The company is essentially going to force Windows 10 Mail users to use the Edge browser for links clicked on within the email client.


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How to Set Your Home Page On Edge, Firefox and Chrome

The first screen (or tab) that you observe while launching a browser is the “homepage.” You may even refer to it as the start page of your browser. As per your preference, you may set it to anything you like. It could be a blank window, a search engine, or a blog. To save time, you should set your favorite website on the Internet as your homepage. Fret not; it is […]


Google Reveals Another Windows 10 Exploit Before It’s Patched

Earlier this week, Google disclosed a security flaw in the Microsoft Edge web browser after the company didn’t patch the exploit in time. For the second time in a week, the company has disclosed an exploit in Windows 10 that Microsoft has not patched. Google has done the same thing today, its Project Zero team of security researchers has disclosed a security flaw in Windows 10 that Microsoft didn’t patch […]


Microsoft Employee Installs Chrome During Presentation As Edge Kept Crashing

Imagine finding yourself in a situation when you’re giving a presentation about your company’s products and have to use a competitor’s product just to get through your presentation because a similar product from your company fails. That’s precisely the situation a Microsoft engineer found himself in recently. He had to hit pause on his Azure presentation in a live demo session and install Google Chrome because Microsoft’s very own Edge […]


Microsoft Edge For Android Available Now

It was reported earlier this week that Microsoft’s Edge browser could soon go multi-platform. The very next day, Microsoft officially announced that it was launching Edge for iOS and Android. Edge was initially released for iOS and Microsoft said that the Android version would arrive shortly. Today, it has rolled out Microsoft Edge for Android and it’s now available for download.


Microsoft Edge For iOS And Android Officially Announced

We reported yesterday that the Microsoft Edge browser might be launched for iOS and Android later this month. Redmond has officially confirmed this today. Microsoft Edge for iOS and Android has been officially announced today. Microsoft Edge for iOS is available today in preview while the Android version will also be available in preview “soon.”


Microsoft Edge For iOS And Android Might Arrive Soon

Microsoft Edge, the new browser that the company built from the ground up for Windows 10, might be released for iOS and Android soon. Rumor has it that Microsoft is going to make its Edge browser multi-platform by the end of this year. Bear in mind that these are just rumors at this point in time, there has been no indication as yet from Microsoft which could suggest that Edge […]


Microsoft Edge Now Runs On 330 Million Active Devices

Microsoft revealed the latest usage figures for Microsoft Edge at its Microsoft Edge Web Summit 2017 event in Seattle today. The head of the company’s Microsoft Edge web ecosystem team Charles Morris revealed that Edge is now being used on more than 330 million active devices across the globe. Usage has almost doubled since the last time Microsoft shared figures with the public.


Microsoft Edge Browser Updates To Be Separated From Windows 10 Updates

Microsoft is likely going to announce Windows 10 Cloud at its event tomorrow. Windows 10 Cloud is believed to be a new version of the operating system that’s going to run apps made for the Windows Store. It’s going to be Microsoft’s answer to Chromebooks. To better compete against Chromebooks, Microsoft is reportedly going to separate Microsoft Edge updates from Windows 10 OS updates.


Microsoft Edge Browser Didn’t Perform Too Well Last Year

Microsoft decided to leave the infamous Internet Explorer browser in the past with Windows 10 as the new OS came with a new browser that it build from scratch. The Microsoft Edge web browser is admittedly a lot better than IE, but was it good enough for people to dump the likes of Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and Mozilla Firefox? Statistics from Net Marketshare tell a different story.


Microsoft Trying To Prove Chrome Is A Battery Hog

Laptops users know all too well that Chrome can be a battery hog. Even though Google has promised to improve Chrome’s battery usage the fixes don’t appear to have made major gains. Microsoft sees an opportunity in this to prove a point: that its Edge browser isn’t a battery hog. The company has conducted an experiment to show how three popular browsers perform against Microsoft Edge on similar PCs.