What is Microsoft Edge? Everything you need to know
Microsoft Edge was the first major rebrand of its Internet Explorer since 1995, ushering in a completely new users interface and a raft of new features.
Since then Edge has gone through a number of changes, such as migrating to the Chromium source code and also becoming a more business-focused browser.
Edge is the default browser for Microsoft users and it’s only a matter of time before Internet Explorer goes the same way as Windows 7 where it will no longer be supported with updates.
If you were a little hesitant about testing Edge because you’d rather wait until something has been tested as much as possible and any flaws have been fixed, worry not. With Edge, you can rest assured that it’s fit for use.
Microsoft has released numerous updates to the software, including bug fixes and some major feature additions, making sure it’s on par with the likes of Apple’s Safari, Mozilla’s Firefox and of course Google’s Chrome.
You get it all with the new Microsoft Edge—performance, compatibility, and speed to make browsing the web even more effortless.
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More privacy & control
The new Microsoft Edge has built-in features designed to give you more control over your data and to protect your privacy online.
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The new Microsoft Edge comes complete with features designed to customize your browsing experience and to make you more productive.
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