Like other modern web browsers, Microsoft Edge supports extensions that can be used to add functionality beyond that provided by its maker.
Like other web browsers, Edge lets you download files from the web in a fairly straightforward way and then manage them right from the browser.
While Microsoft Edge does not let you pin frequently-accessed websites to the Windows 10 taskbar, you can at least pin them within the browser so they are always available.
In the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft Edge lets you share a single tab, or a group of tabs, with others using a new Share interface.
With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft Edge picks up a new "Set these tabs aside" capability that helps you declutter the browser by managing open tabs.
With the Windows 10 Creators Update, Microsoft Edge improves its support for tab previews, which provide thumbnails of each open web page for quicker navigation.
While Microsoft Edge is obviously a traditional web browser in many ways, it is evolving to become more of a general purpose reading app with the Creators Update as well.
By default, Edge is configured to use Microsoft's Bing for web searches. Oddly, Google Search is not an option. But you can fix that if you know the trick.
If you're interested in switching to Edge from another browser---or perhaps you just wish to access your bookmarks, history, and saved passwords---you can now do so more easily.
Starting with the Anniversary Update, the Microsoft Edge web browser in Windows 10 supports extensions, which can be used to personalize the browser and add functionality.
Microsoft Edge is powerful, fast and compatible, but lack a few IE features you may be used to. Here’s what you can do now to configure Edge to work better.
Mozilla said this week that it has reverse-engineered the horrible new Default Apps interface in Windows 11.
Happy Friday! With the hottest summer in the history of summers finally winding down, here’s another great set of reader questions.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss changes to the Windows 11 Dev channel, a dumb Windows 11 problem, Clipchamp, and much more.
Controversially, Microsoft is making it much harder to change your default browser in Windows 11, but there are even deeper problems.
The Widgets interface in Windows 11 is an evolution of the News and interests flyout that Microsoft debuted in Windows 10 in early 2021.
Yesterday, I looked at the experience of using Windows 365 on Windows 10/11 using the Remote Desktop app. But what about other platforms?
For all the talk about calmness and simplicity, there’s one area in which Windows 11 is more chaotic and complicated than before.
Yesterday, Microsoft began rolling out Microsoft Edge 92, the latest version of its web browser, with a few minor but important updates.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss changes to Windows 11, plus Windows 365, Windows 10, security issues, and a lot of Xbox news.
As with previous Windows versions, Windows 11 lets developers extend key parts of the shell with new functionality.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss the death of Windows 10X, passwords, new PC hardware, Microsoft 365, Linux, Xbox, and much more.
On September 30, 2014, I sat in a small audience with Mary Jo Foley as Microsoft’s Terry Myerson and Joe Belfiore explained their vision for Windows 10.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss what's new this week in Windows, Microsoft Edge, developers, a failed bid for Discord, Xbox news, and more.
Microsoft today started deploying version 90 of its Edge web browser, adding a new Password Monitor, Kids Mode, and more.
Leo, Mary Jo, and Paul discuss this week's corporate drama, Microsoft + Discord, new Windows 10 features, lots of web browser news, and much more.