Windows 10: Differences Between Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

Windows 10: Differences Between Microsoft Edge and Internet Explorer

With the introduction of Microsoft's new operating system, Windows 10, Microsoft introduced their new web browser called Edge. Both Edge and Internet Explorer still have tabs, private browsing and both are still powered by the Bing search engine. They both have about the same speed and performance and both also still some of the same settings such as download management and privacy. If you are familiar with Internet Explorer than you will definitely see the similarities. Although the two browsers share some things there is are also a lot of differences. With Edge, Microsoft brings their digital assistant, Cortana, to desktops. Cortana can easily pull up pictures, information or search results while you are still browsing. All without you ever having to leave the page that you are on. You can access Cortana either with a connected audio device such as a microphone or by clicking on the Cortana search bar and typing in what you are looking for. With Internet Explorer your only option would be to leave the screen you were on to open up a new tab and search using Bing or any other search engine. Another new feature in Edge is reading mode. If you dislike seeing ads while you are reading news, sports or any other articles, reading mode will remove these ads from the screen while it is activated so you can enjoy your reading undistracted. Edge also let's you draw, highlight and mark up any page that you are on without ever leaving the actual page. You can pretty much do whatever you want to the page and then you can export...