Microsoft introduced a significant replace to Bing earlier right this moment with AI-powered options, a bit like ChatGPT. The corporate additionally revealed a visible replace coming to Microsoft Edge, and a few new Bing integration.
Microsoft has been updating many purposes to slot in higher with the design of Home windows 11, however Edge has been unnoticed of the modifications — till now. The revamped look has extra rounded corners, the profile icon has moved to the top-left nook, and tabs are actually indifferent floating buttons from the handle bar. Now the tabs look so much like Firefox’s tabs… however nothing just like the tabs in File Explorer, Notepad, or different Home windows 11 apps. Oh nicely.
The first focus with the redesign is deeper integration with Bing and its upcoming AI options. There’s a brand new Bing button on the best aspect (the place the profile icon used to take a seat), which opens the sidebar with a chat window. There are additionally shortcuts for producing textual content, checking details about the present web site, and different capabilities. The opposite sidebar options, just like the Outlook shortcut, are nonetheless there.
Microsoft stated in a weblog put up, “With the Edge Sidebar, you possibly can ask for a abstract of a prolonged monetary report back to get the important thing takeaways — after which use the chat operate to ask for a comparability to a competing firm’s financials and robotically put it in a desk. You may as well ask Edge that can assist you compose content material, equivalent to a LinkedIn put up, by giving it just a few prompts to get you began. After that, you possibly can ask it that can assist you replace the tone, format and size of the put up. Edge can perceive the online web page you’re on and adapts accordingly.”
It’s not clear when the brand new Edge will roll out to everybody. Microsoft could restrict testing till the related Bing options are prepared for widespread use.