Microsoft Edge has declared battle with its biggest rival Google Chrome with a bunch of excellent new features for businesses and consumers.
Microsoft Edge browser is growing in popularity—it’s number two to Google’s Chrome. Now, Edge is hoping to further grow its market share with the launch of a plethora of new features.
So, what’s new? Many of the Edge features are aimed at making shopping online easier and more private in the run up to the holiday season as most people shun the shops due to coronavirus.
In a blog, Microsoft detailed new Edge features including price comparison in Collections to help you find the best deals. You can use this in Edge by adding a product to a Collection and doing a one-click compare. Meanwhile, Bing Rebates, a feature that makes earning cash back easy, is now live in the U.S.
The Bing Rebates offers are now available right in the search results, saving the time of having to look for cashback offers across multiple websites.
At the same time, Microsoft is making it easier to hide your gift giving online from family with InPrivate search in Bing. You just need to open a New Tab Page in InPrivate Mode on your desktop or mobile version of Microsoft Edge and your searches won’t be saved. If you do use Bing, it’s actually a good idea to perform all your searches in this way for additional privacy.
Another cool feature is integration with Skype’s Meet Now for ad hoc video calls to family and friends, or colleagues. This will start to roll out to Edge this month, and will be