Microsoft Edge embraces iPhone X in latest update

Microsoft Edge embraces iPhone X in latest update


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Microsoft Edge for iOS wasn’t packing iPhone X support when it hit the App Store late last month. But its latest update, available to download now, takes full advantage of that larger, sharper Super Retina HD display.

iOS apps work just fine on the iPhone X, but if they’re not optimized, they’re surrounded by black bars that don’t look pretty. Some users don’t mind that — especially if it’s an essential app. But others try their best to avoid them.

Microsoft Edge now supports iPhone X

Fortunately for Edge fans, black bars are no more. The latest version of the app adds full support for iPhone X, allowing the browser to expand its reach to the edges of the Super Retina HD display. The update also brings “many bug fixes and performance tuning.”

Edge is particularly useful for Windows 10 users, with the ability to sync content and data from your computer. That includes your favorites, reading list, and even your passwords. It also has a feature called Continue on PC, which lets you pick up right where you left off.

Other notable functions include a QR code reader, voice search, and a private browsing mode. Sadly, however, the latest update doesn’t add a tablet interface for iPad.

You can download Edge for free from the App Store.


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