Microsoft has today announced that its Edge web browser will be getting a handful of new and improved consumer facing features this holiday, designed to help you triage, compare, and customize the browser even further. These new features will be generally available by this years’ end, and will begin rolling out in the Dev Channel soon
New features include a new Price Comparison function inside the Collections feature. Microsoft is seeing high usage of the Collections feature when looking for items to buy on the internet, so it’s building price comparison tools directly into the Collections UI so that you can see at a glance information about the prices of the items you have in a Collection.
Pinterest integration inside Collections is also rolling out generally, allowing users to sync their Collections with their own Pinterest account. Pinterest is great for those who are often surfing the net for recipes or information, and need to come back to a number of things at a later date. Now, you can use the Collections feature in Edge to sync your items directly to your Pinterest.
New price Price Comparison function in Microsoft Edge Collections.Source: Microsoft
The Edge browser will also be getting an web capture feature, that will allow users to take screenshots of webpages and save them to your PC or share them with other applications. Finally, Microsoft is also highlighting its new table of contents feature inside PDFs, which allows you to jump to specific areas of a PDF that has a table of contents.
New cusotmization options in Edge.Source: Microsoft
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