First Microsoft Edge Dev 111 Released With a Slew of New Features

Microsoft has recently released a new Microsoft Edge build to Dev channel users, and this time, the company has included quite an important lineup of new features.

This is the first release that takes place for Microsoft Edge 111, and Dev channel users are the ones that can try it out right now.

First and foremost, the new version of the browser can send notifications to the user in case another app changes the search engine and the homepage. This is a security feature that should theoretically prevent the hijacking of these settings in the browser.

“Microsoft Edge will now notify you if an external program illegitimate changes your start page and search engine settings and restore your previous settings,” Microsoft explains in the release notes of Edge Dev build 111.0.1619.2 (currently available only for Windows users, with the software giant claiming that Mac users will get it at a later time).

Then, the new build also includes additional features, such an opti… (read more)

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Juniya Sankara

I love everything to do with Microsoft Windows, and the new Windows 11 is great so far. I love to spend my time researching on how viruses and bacteria work in my personal lab. I also enjoy history and comics.