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14 Sep 2020

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Translate Selected Text Without Leaving Page.

Microsoft Edge Chromium - Translate Selected Text Without Leaving Page.

Microsoft Edge Chromium has added in-page text translation as another new feature to the Dev version. You no longer have to use Google or Bing Translators. You can translate text while staying right on the web page you are at. No need to open a new tab another window.

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31 Jul 2020

Working From Home? Keep Your Business and Personal Data Apart with Edge Chromium Profiles

Working From Home? Keep Your Business and Personal Data Apart with Edge Chromium Profiles

If you are working at home like many of us, you probably have too many web sites and passwords along with large amount of browsing history. Plus your list of Favorites is so long and complicated your can't easily find what you need.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (86)

27 Jul 2020

Edge Chromium New Tab and Home Buttons Advanced Configuration

Edge Chromium New Tab and Home Buttons Advanced Configuration

You can configure the New Tab link in Edge Chromium to bring up a new page with different content based on what you want to see. You can have the daily image, recent links and news section or you can minimize it and have it bring up a blank page with no distractions.

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18 Jul 2020

Coming to Edge Chromium Dev - Display Search Results In Right Pane

Coming to Edge Chromium Dev - Display Search Results In Right Pane

In Edge Chromium Dev if you want to search on a word or phrase you can just right-click and 'search the web'. But did you know you can do that search in the same browser window without leaving the page you are viewing?

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15 Jul 2020

Microsoft Edge - Change New Tab Search Engine Default to Google

Microsoft Edge - Change New Tab Search Engine Default to Google

You like the new Edge, but you want to have the New Tab page use Google as your default search engine? The settings are hidden, but you can configure the New Tab page to use Google as it's default. It's a bit tricky but with just a couple of simple steps you can have your searches your way.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (113)

14 Jan 2020

Edge Chromium on Android Mobile Advanced Options

Edge Chromium on Android Mobile Advanced Options

The new Edge Chromium for Android has completely reworking it's interface to add all the same functions you enjoy on the desktop version. 

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (312)

20 Dec 2019

Change Default Download Settings in Edge Chromium, Chrome, Firefox and Opera

Change Default Download Settings in Edge Chromium, Chrome, Firefox and Opera

Tired of Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Opera automatically downloading files to your system's download directory? Here's where you can find the settings for each one so it asks you each time.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (288)

25 Oct 2019

Edge Chromium 2019 - Don't Reset That Password! Easily Find It In Edge.

Edge Chromium 2019 - Don't Reset That Password! Easily Find It In Edge.

If you're old like me or just have too many passwords to remember, password managers are a lifesaver. But you don't necessarily have to add an extension to your browser to find a web site's password.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (241)

10 Sep 2019

Edge Chromium Canary New Feature - Web Site Collections

Edge Chromium Canary New Feature - Web Site Collections

Edge Chromium Canary (Updated Daily) has yet another new feature added to the Canary. You can think of Collections as Favorites on steroids.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (260)

30 Jul 2019

Extract PDF Pages From Larger PDF Using Just Your Browser

Extract PDF Pages From Larger PDF Using Just Your Browser

Did you ever want to save just one page out of a long, detailed PDF? Maybe it's just for your own use or you want to send just that information to a friend or colleague. That way they don't have to browse through hundreds of page to get the information they want.

Author: Old Guy Geek   Number of views (270)
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