Some new configurations and a Desktop Sharing Hub have been spotted in Edge Canary's latest build. It allows saving a webpage, copying its URL, generating a QR code, and casting it to another device.
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Support for shopping features such as Coupons is being tested in Microsoft Edge Canary on Android. The capability was enabled by default for PC users with Edge 87 back in November 2020.
Microsoft's plan to unify the Edge codebase across the desktop, Android, and iOS versions this year has begun to take form with the release of Edge Canary on Android. It runs version 91 with a new UI.
Microsoft has begun testing a built-in "Math Solver" in Edge Canary. It allows users to enter equations or just crop them from the screen, with the output showing detailed working for solving them.
Following Chrome's 88 update, Microsoft has also enabled website sharing using QR codes on Edge. The feature is enabled by default on Edge Canary but is hidden on the stable version Edge web browser.
Microsoft has added a new option to Edge Canary channel that will notify users when they try to close multiple tabs. The feature is expected to roll out to Edge stable users in March 2021.
Edge Canary users can now decide if they want to download new browser updates over a metered connection or not. With this feature, Microsoft aims to give users more control over background data usage.
Microsoft is finally beginning to test the ability to sync history and open tabs in the Canary version of Edge. The feature is starting to show up for a few users on both macOS and Windows 10.
Microsoft has added a new option to Edge Canary and Edge Dev that will allow users to delete sync data including browser history, favourites, auto-fill data and more from Microsoft servers.
Last year, Microsoft added support revealing passwords to help users verify them. The company is now working on an option that will allow Microsoft Edge users to disable the password reveal option.
Microsoft has been working on Sleeping Tabs that will help save resources by putting inactive tabs to sleep. The company has now shared its preliminary findings showing the benefits of the feature.
Microsoft is working on a feature for its web browser that will help save resources by putting inactive tabs to sleep. The feature is called 'Sleeping Tabs' and is available in Edge Canary.
Microsoft Edge Canary has added DNS over HTTPS (DoH) as the default DNS option and gives four custom providers to choose from. The firm also added a flag to enable smooth scrolling for PDFs.
Edge Canary now lets users enable tab previews with images that replace the tooltip in the browser tab. Google has been working on this for a year and the flags are already present in Chrome stable.
Microsoft has been working on improving the PWA experience for Microsoft Edge users. The company has added a new feature that allows Chromium Edge Canary users to launch PWAs at Windows startup.
Microsoft has introduced the support for translation in immersive reader for Canary and Dev Insider channels. Immersive reader is one of the features that Microsoft carried over from the Legacy Edge.
Yesterday we reported that Google Chrome Canary is allowing PWAs to show shortcut menus for the pinned websites. Now, Microsoft has updated Edge Canary to add the feature to the web browser.
Microsoft has been working on the read aloud feature and the company has now added support for Read Aloud for PDFs. The feature was available in the Legacy Edge and has been added to Chromium Edge.
While Microsoft has its own Add-ons Store, the company now suggesting users to visit Chrome Web Store to get great extensions. The company has added a link to Chrome Web Store in the extensions page.
The latest Edge Canary version is bringing the ability to switch media playing in the browser to a picture-in-picture window from the global media controls. It is currently an experimental feature.