Category: Internet Explorer

Google Chrome Crosses The 20% Market Share Mark, Opera Goes Below 1%

By | August 11, 2014 | 3 Comments


It’s almost the middle of August so it’s time to dive into the desktop market share numbers and as always, we start with the Internet Explorer, which is no longer in an uptrend, now down by 0.37 point, from 58.38% to 58.01%.
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July, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | August 4, 2014 | 1 Comment


Another month, another report.

First in the list is Apple’s Safari, which is still in a downtrend and has lost another 1.24 point of the market share, down from 46.07% to 44.83%.
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Internet Explorer For Windows Phone To Become More Compatible

By | August 1, 2014 | 3 Comments

Internet Explorer For Windows Phone To Become More CompatibleFor those having issues with the Internet Explorer on Windows Phone 8.1 and the way it renders websites, your troubles might soon be over as the upcoming WP 8.1 Update 1 is set to change that.

According to Microsoft, a lot of websites don’t recognize IE as a mobile web browser and shows desktop content instead, resulting in a much different web experience compared to Android or iOS. However, thanks to the WP 8.1 Update 1 (coming to developers next week), which among other changes also brings different User Agent string and webkit prefix support, there was a 40% user experience improvement among 400 top mobile sites that Microsoft has tested.
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June, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome – Up; Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | July 2, 2014 | 2 Comments


And now we do the desktop.

Starting with Internet Explorer, it looks like Microsoft’s web browser has finally regained what it has lost last year, up from 58.17% to 58.38 (0.21 point increase).
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June, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Opera Mini – Up; Safari, Internet Explorer – Down

By | July 1, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

Kicking things off with Safari, it looks like Apple’s web browser is now in a downtrend as we see another drop, from 48.72% to 46.07% (2.65 points decrease).
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Internet Explorer Developer Channel Announced

By | June 16, 2014 | 4 Comments

Internet Explorer Developer Channel AnnouncedNow here’s something unexpected.

Today, Microsoft has announced the availability of the Internet Explorer Developer Channel, which aims to bring even more transparency and reveal developer features that were just finished or are about to be.

With today’s IE Dev release (for Windows 7 and 8.1), the software giant demonstrated the support for GamePad API, allowing you to control web games (assuming they have implemented this feature) with the Xbox controller.
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Microsoft Patches 59 Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities In June

By | June 15, 2014 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Patches 59 Internet Explorer Vulnerabilities In JuneIE6 to IE11.

If you are wondering how secure Internet Exporer is then look no further than at the latest report by Microsoft, which states that the software giant has already patched a total of 59 vulnerabilities in the month of June.

While only 2 out of 59 were publicly disclosed it makes us wonder: is that high number of fixed security vunerabilities a good or a bad thing?
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May, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome, Firefox – Down

By | June 12, 2014 | 0 Comments


Time to do the desktop.

Recovering from a short downtrend, Internet Explorer is up again, this time by 0.29 point, from 57.88% to 58.17%.
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May, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Google Chrome, Opera Mini – Up; Safari, Android Browser, Internet Explorer – Down

By | June 10, 2014 | 3 Comments


As always, we start with the market leader: Safari, this time its market share has decreased by 3.05 points, from 51.77% to 48.72%.

Next is Android Browser, which too experienced a drop in the numbers, from 22.56% to 21.87% (0.69 point decrease).
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Internet Explorer 12 To Include Substantial UI Changes

By | June 8, 2014 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer 12 To Include Susbstantial UI ChangesNow here‘s a hope for the human kind.

If you are still frustrated by the decade old Internet Exploder‘s UI then good news, this could very well be fixed in IE12.

Why? A feedback (Colour of Favourites Bar / Menu Bar) submited in the „Internet Explorer Feedback“ page got attention from the IE Team, which resulted in the following repsonse:

„Thanks for the feedback. We’re making substantial changes to the UI, we’ll keep this in mind.“
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