Category: Internet Explorer

How Would You Change FavBrowser?

By | April 4, 2011 | 10 Comments

After loads of great suggestions for the browser makers, it is time to do the same for the FavBrowser itself.

How would you change it?

Internet Explorer 10: Microsoft Immersive Browser

By | April 1, 2011 | 7 Comments

Internet Explorer 10: Microsoft Immersive Browser

Even though it’s April Fools Day, there has been some interesting information floating around about the upcoming (possibly IE10) web browser from Microsoft called Immersive Browser.

Before you dismiss this info as yet another joke, here is what you need to know: MS has uploaded the Windows 8 M2 (Milestone 2) build to its partners on Microsoft Connect a couple of days ago. Now obviously, once you share something with quite a few people, there is a high probability of a leak and OS screenshots (and that’s exactly what happened).
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Typical April Fools’ Day

By | April 1, 2011 | 4 Comments

Typical April Fools' Day

IE9 to Firefox 4 Comparisons Are Misleading

By | March 31, 2011 | 9 Comments

IE9 to Firefox 4 Comparisons Are MisleadingAccording to Microsoft at least.

The Redmond firm proudly declared that IE9 had managed 2.3 million downloads a day after the browser’s release (14th of March), but is obviously feeling the heat with Firefox’s 4 more spectacular numbers.

Ryan Gavin, senior director of IE marketing, had the following to say:

With Internet Explorer 9, Firefox 4, and Chrome 10 all hitting their final releases recently, drawing instant comparisons around downloads or initial usage is a natural temptation, but unfortunately you can’t do it quite yet.

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IE9 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5

By | March 30, 2011 | 21 Comments

IE9 vs. Firefox 4 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5Now here is a new benchmark for you to talk about: power consumption.

Turns out, Microsoft optimized Internet Explorer 9 not only for the performance but also for your wallet and productivity.

According to IE Blog, when it comes to power consumption, IE9 and Firefox 4 are the browsers to die for.

Want some good news? Just by using Internet Explorer 9 over Opera 11 you can have an extra hour of the battery life on your laptop!
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Hate When This Happens (Picture)

By | March 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Hate When This Happens (Picture)

Hate When This Happens (Picture)

Via: Reddit

The History of Web Browsers (Picture)

By | March 29, 2011 | 64 Comments

From the dark ages to this day.
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Weekly Browsers Recap + Bonus Links, March 28th

By | March 28, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, March 28th

FavBrowser.com

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CrashIE.com Is a Scam

By | March 28, 2011 | 6 Comments

CrahsIE.com Is a ScamUses illegitimate methods to promote other web browsers.

Crash IE is a tricky little web site which is designed to crash Internet Explorer. Turns out, it’s a scam.

If you visit the mentioned page with the latest version of IE9, there is a big chance that your web browser will crash. Visit it with Google Chrome, Opera or Firefox and everything works like a charm.

So what’s the big deal? Here is a thing: change the user agent to IE and every other web browser will crash too! Now isn’t that nice?

Mozilla Feels Remorse Over Keeping Mum About SSL Certificate Theft

By | March 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

Mozilla Feels Remorse Over Keeping Mum About SSL Certificate TheftAttackers utilized genuine passwords and usernames to get a hold of nine SSL certificates on the 15th of March via a Comodo certificate reseller. What SSL certificates do is basically prove the authenticity of a site. The log-on websites affected were Yahoo Mail, Google’s Gmail, Microsoft’s Hotmail, Skype, as well as Mozilla’s Firefox extension website.

Comodo revoked the certificates and brought the matter to the attention of Mozilla, Google, and Microsoft between the 15th and the 23rd of March. The breach of its reseller and the theft of the SSL certificates were announced on the 23rd of this month.
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