Category: Internet Explorer

Awesome: Microsoft To Implement Mozilla’s ASM.JS

By | February 19, 2015 | 0 Comments

Microsoft To Implement Mozilla’s ASM.JSShows that they do listen to the community.

If you visit Microsoft’s User Voice web site, on the very first page you will find a request to implement Mozilla’s asm.js, which is a strict subset of the JavaScript language that brings significant performance improvements. As a result, you can run heavy stuff like Unreal Engine 3 right in your web browser.

Now, it looks like the next version of Microsoft’s JavaScript engine (Chakra) on Windows 10 will also support asm.js.
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Download Windows Phone 10 Preview With Edge

By | February 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Download Windows Phone 10 Preview With EdgeIf you have not installed Windows 10 on your PC and still want to play with Microsoft’s new rendering engine (Edge) then here’s another option: grab a preview build of Windows Phone 10, which was just released.

However, in case you are wondering whether or not this build includes Spartan, it does not. Instead, just like in Windows 10, Internet Explorer is still a default web browser but with a new engine. On a positive note, IE will be replaced with Spartan in future builds.
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January, 2015 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | February 9, 2015 | 0 Comments


After finding out the desktop market share numbers, let’s do the desktop!

Despite record iPhone sales, Safari continues to go the opposite direction, down from 43.76% to 43.20% (0.56 point decrease).
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Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 11 vs. Spartan vs. Google Chrome 40 vs. Firefox 35

By | February 6, 2015 | 2 Comments

Benchmarks: Internet Explorer 11 vs. Spartan vs. Google Chrome 40 vs. Firefox 35If you haven’t experienced or tested the Spartan yet (and by that we mean IE’s new rendering engine) then here’s something that I am sure a lot are curious about: a set of tests that compare Spartan versus other web browsers, including IE.

Thanks to guys at AnandTech, that’s exactly what they did with Windows 10 build 9926 running on Core i7-860.

Here are the results:
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January, 2015 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari, Opera – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | February 5, 2015 | 1 Comment


It’s the first report of 2015 so let’s get things going.

Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browsers starts 2015 with a decreased market share, down from 59.11% to 58.18% (0.93 point decrease).
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Spartan & Windows 10 Event Live Stream & Countdown

By | January 21, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spartan & Windows 10 Event Live Stream & Countdown

Just a heads up, if you are looking for a Windows 10 event live stream link then you’ve found it.

There is also a countdown that you can see in the following page.
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Spartan Might Support Chrome Extensions

By | January 20, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spartan Might Support Chrome ExtensionsYour eyes are not deceiving you.

As Microsoft plans to reveal Windows 10 and likely Spartan to the world tomorrow, another leak has spoiled more fun.

According to the new report, Microsoft’s Spartan will be able to support Chrome extensions (whether natively or not it’s unknown). As a result, it should be able to quickly grow its extensions gallery without requiring developers to start coding from scratch.
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December, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Netscape Replaces Opera

By | January 16, 2015 | 4 Comments


Now here is something weird to kick start your day.

It looks like Net Applications have stopped reporting Opera in its “Desktop Top Browser Share Trend” and have replaced it with Netscape, which for some weird reason have also managed to increase its market share by 0.05 point in December.
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December, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | January 13, 2015 | 0 Comments


So how did the mobile browsers do in the last month of 2014? Let’s find out.

As always, Safari is first in our list, down from 45.40% to 43.76% (1.64 point decrease).
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Spartan Supports Flash, Will Be Coming To Xbox As Well

By | January 12, 2015 | 0 Comments

Spartan Supports Flash, Will Be Coming To Xbox As WellAt least some versions of it.

As we are nearing the announcement and reveal of Windows 10 [Consumer Preview], more and more leaks are appearing all over the web with the latest being about Spartan again.

According to a new report, Spartan will replace the Modern version of Internet Explorer and not only will it be available for tablets and phones but also Xbox.
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