Microsoft Edge is Getting Some Huge Improvements

All new Edge

 

Internet Explorer, the browser that still haunts someone who is willing to surf the internet. This is not an exaggeration but is based on the actual performance benchmarks of the same. A small relaxation came to users in form of Microsoft Edge that is introduced with the operating system Windows 10.

Edge performed a lot better than its predecessor Internet Explorer but as the time passed, it fell back in maintaining pace along with Google Chrome. Chrome browser considered one of the best always made Edge a lesser browser due to its benchmarks.

Microsoft Edge
Microsoft Edge

Edge Vs Chrome

Even though Edge performs a little less than Chrome, the browser is well-designed and optimized for any system, unlike the memory-sucking Chrome. With the constant updates going on, Edge will come out as one of the best browsers to use. 

Here are some ways Edge is better than Chrome:

  • Less battery consumption
  • Less memory needed
  • A Tab preview bar which typically displays all the tabs opened in a mini-display window
  • A set-aside feature to save tabs for future and to clear up the tabs clutter
  • Reading mode that eliminates all the unnecessary clutter on a web page
  • History, Favourites, Downloads and Reading lists all at one place in a single sidebar
  • Integration with OneNote to make web notes quickly 
Edge may come to every device soon
Edge everywhere

All New Edge

The creators update is going to touch almost every big feature of Windows and will make them better. Edge, the Windows 10 browser is on the top of the list. Various features are being added to the browser while major of the updates will be for the visual elements of the browser as the fluent design will work its magic X with minor tweaks and bug fixes.

Some of the improvements are:

  • Quick opening and closing of the tabs
  • The initial lag when you open the browser will be reduced or if possible eliminated completely
  • The frame of the browser will be made cleaner, modern and easier to use
  • Improved feedback
  • Improved animations
  • More feedback and improved visual feedback when buttons are clicked
All New Edge
All New Edge

There will also be multiple bug fixes and additional tweaks for a better browsing experience. This update may not make the Edge the best browser but will make sure most of the users do not ignore it and use it as a medium to download Google Chrome. Let us hope, a lot of known issues will be fixed.

Source: Verge and Microsoft

Tags: Microsoft , Internet , technology

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