Category: Internet Explorer

Windows Phone 8: Internet Explorer 10 To Compress Web Pages

By | February 3, 2012 | 9 Comments

Back in 2011, we’ve posted an article called “Alternative Windows Phone 7 Web Browsers? We Need Them“, where I complained about the lack of web page compression in the mobile version of Internet Explorer.
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Immersive IE10 On Windows 8 To Offer Browser Switch

By | February 2, 2012 | 5 Comments

Immersive IE10 On Windows 8 To Offer Browser Switch

Back in 2011, we reported that Microsoft will ditch plugins support from its Immersive Internet Explorer browser in favor of the HTML5.

Now, software giant reports that when the touch friendly version of IE detects some sort of plugin, Flash for example, it will offer them a one click option to switch to the desktop version of IE10.
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Google’s Chrome Market Share Declines For The First Time, Firefox’s Drops Below 20%

By | February 1, 2012 | 26 Comments


New Year brings big changes.

It’s February already as we look at the January’s browsers marker share numbers. As it turns out, there were few substantial differences for major vendors.

For the first time since eternity, Internet Explorer has actually increased its share from 47.76% to 48.16% (0.4 point jump). Is IE cool again?
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New For Internet Explorer 10: Compat Inspector

By | January 21, 2012 | 4 Comments

New For Internet Explorer 10: Compat Inspector

Available for IE9 as well.

Back in 2011, Microsoft has revealed a Compact Inspector feature for Internet Explorer 9, which allows web developers to quickly notice the IE’s platform changes and tweak sites accordingly.

Now, with the new Metro UI overtaking pretty much everything, the software giant has revealed a tweaked version specifically for IE10 and as you might have guessed, it does use Metro tiles.
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Microsoft At CES 2012 (Full Recording)

By | January 16, 2012 | 3 Comments

If you’ve missed Microsoft’s final presentation at the CES 2012, here a full video for you to check out, which covers pretty much everything.

In case you don’t feel like watching the full video, here is the best part:
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HTML5: Play “Cut The Rope” Game Via Web Browser

By | January 10, 2012 | 6 Comments

HTML5: Play Cut the Rope Game Via Web Browser

Back in 2011, Google has launched a HTML5 based Angry Birds game, which could be played for free with a WebGL compatible web browser.

Now, Microsoft has decided to follow Google’s lead and promote Internet Explorer in a similar fashion. As a result, “Cut the Rope”, a highly popular game on various mobile devices has been ported to HTML5.
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Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

By | January 9, 2012 | 32 Comments

Google Chrome 16 vs. Firefox 9 vs. Internet Explorer 9 vs. Opera 11.60 vs. Safari 5.1

With the Firefox 10, Opera 12 and Internet Explorer 10 releases just around the corner, guys from TomsHardware have decided to test the latest stable builds of the top 5 web browsers on both Windows 7 and Mac OS X Lion.

How did your favorite web browser perform? Let’s find out.
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Browser Fan: Wife Material (Pic)

By | January 7, 2012 | 11 Comments

Browser Fan: Wife Material

IE6 Slips Below 1% Market Share Mark In The USA

By | January 5, 2012 | 9 Comments

IE6 Slips Below 1% Market Share Mark In The USA

IE team cooks another cake.

Following Austria, Poland, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Norway, United States has joined a list of countries that have now less than 1% of the Internet Explorer 6 users.

To celebrate such occasion, Microsoft had to order another cake, which was probably eaten by the Steve Ballmer himself.
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December, 2011: Google Chrome, Opera, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox – Down

By | January 3, 2012 | 17 Comments


Happy New Year!

It’s that time of the month again when we look at the market share results for the last month. How your favorite browser did finish the 2011 race? Let’s find out.

Already broken through the 50% barrier, Internet Explorer share continues the downtrend, this time it has decreased by 1.19 point, from 48.95% to 47.76%.
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