How to Remove the News Feed from Microsoft Edge 79+ (Mac)

After installing Microsoft Edge 79 (Chromium) for Mac, I noticed that the “New Tab” page shows a news feed when scrolling below the fold. Here’s how to disable it:

1. On the “New Tab” page, click the gear icon to the right of the search box:

2. Select “Custom” for the page layout:

3. Change the “Content” dropdown’s value to Content Off:

All set! No more news feed wasting your bandwidth 🙂