Microsoft has announced changes in the Edge Canary channel. The company now aims to deliver two daily updates for those willing to test the earliest feature updates before their public release.
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Version 107.0.1390 restored a number of Chromium flags that were removed years ago, among which: the ability to Mute site, rather than tab, reader mode flags and History page shortcut.
A few months back, Microsoft announced "Secure Network" or integrated VPN for its Microsoft Edge browser. Now, the Secure Network settings are finally live in the Edge Canary channel.
The latest Microsoft Edge Canary update has finally introduced dark mode support for the window frame context menu, fixing one of the oldest consistency issues in Microsoft's browser.
The latest Microsoft Edge Canary update completely ruined the browser, leaving Edge insiders unable to launch it. Fortunately, you can revive Edge Canary with this relatively easy fix.
Microsoft today officially unveiled a new experimental feature for its browser. DevTools Command Palette will help users quickly access various tools and features inside Microsoft Edge.
Microsoft is working on adding yet another tool to its jack-of-all-trades browser. The most recent Edge Canary updates introduced the option to edit, crop, and annotate a picture before saving it.
Microsoft has finally added to its browser in the Dev and Canary channels a native "launcher" that allows you to quickly access different settings and features of Edge using various commands.
Edge Canary quietly received a new accessibility feature users have requested for a long time. Now you can close a tab in Microsoft Edge Canary using a double click instead of a middle click.
Microsoft Edge Canary received a new settings section responsible for importing select Chrome data every time you launch Edge. The feature itself is not new, but now it offers more flexibility.
Here is another new feature Microsoft is currently testing in the Canary channel. The latest preview versions of the browser have a built-in AirDrop-like feature for sharing files and notes.
Many users agree that context menus in Microsoft Edge are way too large nowadays. The good thing is that Microsoft is aware of the problem and working on various ways to fix it in future updates.
Microsoft officially announced a native VPN service for its Edge Browser. Called "Secure Network", it is available for preview in the Canary channel for a limited set of Edge Insiders.
This was probably the busiest week of the month when it comes to news related to Microsoft. We have lots to discuss, including a colorful Task Manager, quarterly results, and Edge enhancements.
The latest Edge Canary update brings a significant UI update for the browser. Users can now enable Windows 11-specific design bits, such as the Mica effect and redesigned (Firefox-inspired) tabs.
Microsoft has updated Edge in the Canary channel, adding an experimental flag for managing early changes in the browser's appearance settings. Plus, Microsoft is working on other minor improvements.
In our latest recap for the Microsoft-verse, we have lots of stuff to talk about including tons of Windows updates, recent cybersecurity incidents, and some useful features being added to Edge.
Microsoft has added a couple of small tweaks to improve UX for Edge users. The latest Canary version brings the option to auto-save passwords without the prompt and turn off the PiP button.
Microsoft wants to make managing extensions in the Edge browser a little more flexible by allowing users to pause and resume all extensions with a single click in the extension flyout.
Microsoft added a new option to Edge Canary that significantly improves how the browser works with PWAs. A new flag allows opening links directly in web apps, separately from the browser.
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The latest Edge Canary update brings a slightly improved history page with new filters controls. Users now can set custom date ranges to find the browser history for specific periods.
The latest Microsoft Edge Canary update introduced a new experimental feature that lets you save tab groups on the favorites tab. A little earlier, the same capability arrived in Google Chrome.
One of the recent Edge Canary updates added a new option for enabling or disabling the Workspace button. It might signal that Microsoft is considering bringing back Workspaces to its browser.
The latest Canary build of Microsoft Edge has a new Microsoft Office button - off by default - which activates a sidebar that offers quick access to web apps available at Office.com.
The latest Canary build of Microsoft Edge has received a full-screen mode optimized for viewing PDF files. The mode hides even the PDF toolbar. There are other features like document properties too.
Microsoft is working on a dedicated hub that enables users to manage their Progressive Web Apps (PWAs). The feature is currently available for some in Edge Canary and is in development.
Microsoft may be integrating a Skype Meet Now panel directly into its Edge browser, accessible via the omnibar. It is currently toggled off by default in Edge Canary, but can be enabled.
Microsoft Edge Canary has a new feature to make it easier for the users to install web apps on all their devices. It is currently in the testing phase and is rolling out in a phased manner.
Microsoft Edge Build 99.0.1133.0 will offer List and Thumbnail view for navigating through PDF files while its Canary Build for Windows 11 is getting Acrylic and Mica visual effect settings in Win 11.
Microsoft Edge is adding a new smooth scrolling feature to its Edge Canary build. This new feature will utilize the Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) technology present in FreeSync and G-Sync panels.
Microsoft's Edge Canary now lets you add passwords to the password manager manually. The move comes just weeks after Google enabled the exact same feature in its Chrome Canary browser.
It seems that Microsoft is considering adding a Games panel to its Edge browser, which will enable users to launch casual games like Solitaire and Mahjong quickly via a dedicated panel.
Microsoft has rolled out a new optimization called Clarity Boost for Xbox Cloud Gaming on Edge Canary. It results in better image quality and will roll out to all Edge users by next year.
Microsoft has added the Search tabs option to Edge Canary. Similarly to Google Chrome, users can invoke Search tabs by simply pressing Ctrl + Shift + A or they can go to the Tab actions menu.
Microsoft has added a grayed out toggle in Edge Canary for Android that will allow users to require a pin or fingerprint if autofill wants to use stored details for logging into websites or apps.
CTRL+F in Edge may be getting a new toggle to also include related searches. A new Citation tool and toolbar button is being rolled out to a select group of Edge Canary Insider testers as well.
Microsoft is currently exploring the option to integrate its Office web apps more deeply in its Edge browser. This comes via a new context menu option that allows you to directly open Office web apps.
It appears that Microsoft is exploring the idea of replacing the HTTPS lock icon in the Edge address bar. Google had noted that some people mistakenly think that it indicates a site's trustworthiness.
The latest Edge Canary update brings the ability to hide the Extensions button along with all the icons in the toolbar. Previously, hiding the menu would spew all icons back onto the toolbar.