Microsoft Edge, which is the company’s indisputable flagship
browser, is set to get even better next year.
For those unaware, there are different channels of Microsoft
Edge that you can install to get a different experience. One of
the Edge channels is ‘Developer Channel’ and it is updated once
or twice a week with a mixture of minor and major improvements,
and it is one of the best ways to get a glimpse at all of the
This week, Microsoft Edge has been updated to version
88.0.705.9 and the changes included in the update will ship to
beta users soon. Microsoft Edge update introduces a new history
menu, ability to generate strong passwords, new
picture-and-picture mode, and more.
As we mentioned above,
Microsoft Edge update comes with a new history menu. Unlike
the current history menu that we’ve in Chrome or Edge stable,
the new history menu is designed to help you quickly get back
to the previously visited sites.
The history menu now works more like a hub with options to open
sites visited previously, tabs you’ve recently closed, and even
tabs that you’ve open on other devices.
In addition, Microsoft Edge’s brand-new history menu can now
remember the last 25 closed tabs from any pass session. You can
also expand the closed ‘window’ to see all the tabs which were
open in that particular window.
Picture in Picture mode
Microsoft is now rolling out the new PiP mode for videos to
those using macOS. This feature is currently available in Edge
for Windows via experimental flag and it’s also rolling out to
Mac users now.
It’s unclear when the feature will begin rolling out to
Microsoft Edge now lets you generate secure passwords and edit
passwords stored in the browser directly from the settings. In
addition, Microsoft is also updating the coupons flyout with
new price comparison capabilities, enabling support for text
notes in PDFs, and more.