If you’re coming to the new Edge from Google Chrome, you may be surprised by the browser’s integrated Reading View functionality.
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An ex-Mozillan has penned a lengthy series of tweets in which he describes Google’s efforts to undercut the Firefox web browser.
Like Google Chrome, the new Edge provides a Flags interface that lets you use experimental new features before they’re ready.
Whether you’re coming from classic Edge, Chrome, or some other browser, the new Edge is probably missing a feature you need.
Basing the new Edge on Chromium is the best decision that Microsoft’s made in years. This is a browser that everyone will want to use.
The new Edge delivers the basic PDF functionality most expect, but missing features from classic Edge could be an issue in the short term.
In the new Microsoft Edge, PWAs, other web apps, and web pages of any kind can be used like native Windows applications.
I suspect that even fans of classic Edge will appreciate how the On Startup and New Tab behavior has changed in the new Edge.
Those coming from classic Edge may find Favorites management in the new Edge a bit unfamiliar. But Chrome users will feel right at home.
Those moving to the new Edge will find more modern and diverse ways to obtain and manage extensions.
Classic Edge allows users to block all web-based automatically playing media. This isn’t possible with the new Edge, at least not yet.
Many are impressed with the first pre-release versions of the new Microsoft Edge, but there are still some functional gaps.
Curious what features Microsoft turned off or replaced with Edgium? Here's a list of what has been updated.
In the first part of this new series, I take a look at how you can get started now with Microsoft’s next web browser.
Microsoft’s decision to embrace Chromium is correct, but our first public preview of the next version of Edge hints at how this transition will unfold.