Good news for those who hate Flash: the next version of Microsoft's Edge browser will automatically stop the software running when it's not essential to the page. The updated browser will, according to Microsoft, be able to discern peripheral content from the main attraction, which might be video or games or whatever else. When it spots something it reckons you can do without, it will automatically pause it to spare bandwidth and save energy. Chrome and Safari already offer similar feature, but way to catch up, Microsoft.
The Next Version Of Micrsoft's Edge Browser Will Stop Flash In Crappy Content
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