Microsoft Bing New Tab with Search

Microsoft Bing New Tab with Search

See the Microsoft Bing homepage image and more on the new tab.

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What is Microsoft Bing New Tab with Search?

"Microsoft Bing New Tab with Search" is a Chrome extension that transforms your new tab page into a portal for beautiful Bing images and seamless web searching. It brings the aesthetic of Bing's daily photos to your browser and integrates Bing search directly into the new tab. This allows for an inspiring and productive start to your web browsing sessions, making information from across the web easily accessible. Whether you're catching up on the latest news or starting a new search, this extension enriches your experience with Microsoft Bing's features.

Merlin
Stats
Users: 202,375
Rating: 3.94 (125)
Version: 2.6 (Last updated: 2022-08-25)
Creation date: 2022-08-25
Risk impact: Moderate risk impact
Risk likelihood: Low risk likelihood
Manifest version: 3
Overrides new tab: Yes
Overrides search engine: Yes
Permissions:
  • storage
  • alarms
  • scripting
Host permissions:
  • http://www.bing.com/
  • https://www.bing.com/
Size: 1.45M
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Merlin
Summary
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Enrich your new tab experience with beautiful Microsoft Bing homepage image. Stay up-to-date with the latest news or start a Microsoft Bing web search right from your new tab. By setting Microsoft Bing as your default search engine, you can now easily access any information across the web. Add to Chrome now!

When you open a new tab, you can:

  • See today's Microsoft Bing homepage image
  • Start a Microsoft Bing web search
User reviews
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Pros
  • Some users appreciates the utility and functionality of the extension
  • Users enjoy the aesthetics, such as the images provided
  • Bing Rebates Program inclusion is a positive aspect for some
Cons
  • The extension changes the default search engine to Bing without permission
  • It is reported to slow down Chrome's performance significantly for some users
  • Persistent notifications and pop-ups asking to install the extension even after it's been added annoys users
  • The extension fails to display most visited sites on new tabs for some users
Most mentioned
  • Intrusive behavior and repeated prompts or pop-ups to install the extension
  • Poor integration as it doesn’t remember the installation/not effective in stopping prompts
  • Performance issues causing slowdowns in Chrome
  • Changes default search engine settings without user consent
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Safety
Risk impact

Microsoft Bing New Tab with Search may not be safe to use and it requires some risky permissions. Exercise caution when installing this extension. Review carefully before installing.

Risk likelihood

Microsoft Bing New Tab with Search has earned a fairly good reputation and likely can be trusted.

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