While Google Chrome 80 was released on Feb 4, Microsoft has launched “Edge Stable version 80” based on Chromium 80 on Feb 7. Edge users who updated to/downloaded the latest version couldn’t know what’s new or the changelog, finally, the Redmond Software giant has published “released notes” for the first Edge stable channel released in 2020, here it is.
What’s new in Microsoft Edge Stable 80
Added SmartScreen protection from downloading potentially unwanted apps.
Added support for DolbyVision playback.
Enabled users of Windows Mixed Reality to view 360 videos on VR headsets.
Added an option to reading view to increase text spacing.
Added support for erasing link using the surface pen eraser.
Added support for using arrow keys and spacebar to draw feedback screenshots in editor mode.
Improved reliability of screenshots so they stop appearing all black when submitting feedback.
Added dark theme support to the local new tab page that is shown when the device isn’t connected to the Internet.
Added the ability for websites installed as apps to be restored when a browser session is restored after update, crash, etc.
Added dark theme support to PDF UI when the browser is managed by Group Policy.
Fixed an issue where audio is not working in Citrix environment.
Fixed an issue where Microsoft Edge and legacy Microsoft edge side by side experience results in broken legacy links and crashes.
Source: Chris Jackson.