Edge was Microsoft's chance at reinventing itself in the browser space and showing that it could still compete with Google and Mozilla by churning out a formidable browser. While Edge's feature set continues to lag behind its rivals', Microsoft is certainly intent on making that happen, with frequent updates and feature improvements.
Today, Microsoft is bringing the first platform update to the rendering engine powering Microsoft's new browser. Called EdgeHTML 13, this update has been under testing by Insiders for months already but, following the 'November Update' to Windows 10, it is now making its way to the masses.
One of the biggest improvements to come from the new rendering engine is better support for standards; compared to when Windows 10 was released, Microsoft has managed an impressive increase of 56 points on the HTML5 test, all within a matter of months.
Alongside these developer-focused features, of course, are also consumer-facing ones, such as Tab Previews and an improved UI