Category: Internet Explorer

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

By | June 21, 2011 | 2 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 21st

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Bill Gates – How A Geek Changed The World

By | June 15, 2011 | 9 Comments

Here is a neat documentary for you to check out, which not only covers the success of the Microsoft but also web browser wars and how it affected the company.

Internet Explorer 9.0.1: Microsoft Revises IE Version Numbering

By | June 15, 2011 | 1 Comment

Internet Explorer 9.0.1: Microsoft Revises IE Version Numbering

Today, Microsoft has released the June 2011 Cumulative Security Update for Internet Explorer, which fixes a total of 7 security vulnerabilities for IE6-9.

However, what is more interesting is this:

If users install the following update, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 will now show the version number of 9.0.1, instead of just IE9, which was always the case for the company.

Although user agent remains the same, it’s a very welcomed step nonetheless.

Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, June 13th

By | June 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 13th

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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, June 6th

By | June 6, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, June 6th

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Internet Explorer 10 Screenshots And Video

By | June 2, 2011 | 12 Comments

Internet Explorer 10 Screenshots And Video

In the recent Windows 8 reveal video, Microsoft has also offered a sneak peak at the upcoming Internet Explorer 10 web browser.

According to Jensen Harris, director of program management at Microsoft, just like in Windows Phone 7, IE10 includes a touch optimized UI which will drastically improve user experience on the touch screen supported devices.
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Google To Discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 Support

By | June 2, 2011 | 17 Comments

Google To Discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 SupportDevelopers rejoice.

If dropping the 10 year old web browser support was not enough, IE6 that is, starting from August 1st, Google plans to discontinue Firefox 3.5, Internet Explorer 7 and Safari 3 web browsers support.

According to the official blog post, company will only support current and prior major releases of the web browsers.

We are pretty excited about the change as there is little to no reason not to upgrade your web browser.

No word about Opera yet.

May, 2011: Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Opera – Down

By | June 1, 2011 | 10 Comments

May, 2011: Firefox, Chrome, Safari Share Up; Internet Explorer, Opera – Down

It’s getting hot out there as the first month of summer starts and it’s time to yet again, report the top 5 web browsers market share numbers.

Internet Explorer moves closer and closer to the 50% share mark, this time it went down by 0.84 point, from 55.11% to 54.27%.

After previous month’s drop, this time Firefox has recovered some of its market share and went up by 0.08 point, from 21.63% to 21.71%.
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, May 30th

By | May 30, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, May 30th

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Cookie Hijacking Vulnerability In Internet Explorer

By | May 27, 2011 | 1 Comment

Cookie Hijacking Vulnerability In Internet Explorer

Facebook can be dangerous.

The Italian security researcher, Rosario Valotta, has discovered a new security vulnerability in all versions of Internet Explorer, which allows hackers to steal your login details. Fortunately, it’s not as alarming as it sounds.

To obtain private information, the attacker asks its potential victims to drag and drop an object across the screen and that’s what triggers the bug.
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