Sometimes when trying to put in a password, it’s handy to be able to check what you typed before hitting submit. Some websites have created their own ways of temporarily revealing the password, but many haven’t yet. Microsoft wants to make revealing your typed password a consistent experience, available on every site you browse, in Google Chrome and their own Chromium-based Edge, by adding a new button to password fields.
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Microsoft’s Chromium-based Edge now available to try on macOS
Since late last year, we’ve been following the development of Microsoft’s attempt to start fresh and do things better with their Edge browser by rebuilding it based on Google’s Chromium (the foundation of Google Chrome). One of the exciting prospects to come out of that development is that Edge would be available on non-Windows platforms. As of today, the new, Chromium-based Microsoft Edge is ready to try out on macOS.
microsoft edge Stories March 24
Late last year, Microsoft confirmed the rumors that they were rebuilding their Edge browser, using open source tech from Chrome like the Blink engine instead of EdgeHTML. This weekend, new screenshots of the Chromium-based Edge (sometimes lovingly called Edgium) have leaked out, giving us a clear picture of Microsoft’s ambitions for the browser.
microsoft edge Stories December 10, 2018
Microsoft ‘intends’ for its Chromium-based Edge browser to support existing Google Chrome extensions
Just last week, Microsoft revealed that it would be shifting its Edge browser built into Windows 10 to run on Chromium. Now, it’s been confirmed that, with this new version, Microsoft Edge will support Google Chrome extensions. At least, that’s the idea anyway.
microsoft edge Stories July 25, 2018
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Google exposes security flaw in Microsoft Edge, no ETA on patch 90 days after discovery
Google has discovered security flaws in competitors products several times in the past, and those discoveries have become the source of some friction. In recent years, that’s included Microsoft, and now Google has discovered yet another issue.