Microsoft Edge browser features new icon, generally available January 2020

Nov 4, 2019

Microsoft’s chromium Edge browser will spot a new icon and generally available January 2020 to Windows and Mac OS. The announcement comes as Microsoft shows plans for its various platforms at Microsoft Ignite 2019.

In January 2020, Microsoft will debut a new Edge browser. This new Microsoft Edge browser isn’t what you have know the previous browsers to be. It is built off a different engine than Internet explorer and Edge. The new browser runs on the Chromium web engine as the Google Chrome browser. What Microsoft did differently is that the company took the best parts of Google’s opensource chromium web engine. They then went on to add features users have requested for in Edge. Finally delivering a browser that doesn’t just compete with Chrome but outperforms it.

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The new edge has been in development going through several iterations with user feedback to improve it

Microsoft says the browser “has hit a milestone in enterprise readiness“.

The browser offers world-class compatibility and performance, with control and security from Microsoft and built-in productivity tools for the web. It recognizes the need of enterprise customers for a modern web, while respecting their investment in legacy apps. It also manages for security concerns in today’s online world and addresses the data overwhelm of modern employees.

Visit the Edge insider page, download and try it out or get more details.

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