Category: Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 9: Two Million Downloads and Counting

By | September 21, 2010 | 12 Comments

Internet Explorer 9: Two Million Downloads and CountingAccording to Microsoft, with the recent Internet Explorer 9 Beta release, browser was already downloaded more than 2 million times over the period of two days. Considering overall hype, those numbers do look okay.

In comparison, IE8 Beta was downloaded only 1.3 million times and it took them five days to do so.

Internet Explorer 9 32 bit (x86) vs. IE9 64 bit (x64)

By | September 20, 2010 | 14 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 32 bit (x86) vs. IE9 64 bit (x64)Today, we look at IE9 Beta (x86-64) vs. (x86) performance benchmarks. With the recent Flash Player release for 64 bit systems, it’s time to find out, how good (or not) 64-bit web browser really is.

System:
Intel Core2Duo E6750 @ 2.6 GHz
4 GB RAM

Software:
Windows 7
Internet Explorer 9 Beta
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Microsoft Wants Reddit Feedback

By | September 17, 2010 | 9 Comments

Microsoft Wants Reddit FeedbackIt looks like Microsoft continues its advertising campaign. This time, company asked Reddit users for the Internet Explorer 9 feedback.

If you have Reddit account already and want to provide some constructive criticism, head over to the following page and share your IE9 experience.

The installation took way too much time for a browser.
I didn’t like the fact a complete reboot is needed to use IE
That blank space over the tabs is useless.
Search field and tabs should not be on the same row.

Via: Neowin
Source: Reddit

64-Bit Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux

By | September 16, 2010 | 2 Comments

64-Bit Flash Player for Windows, Mac and LinuxGood news, everyone, Adobe has just released a preview build of 64-bit Flash Player for Windows, Mac and Linux platforms.

Known issues:
- Video playback issues may appear on certain websites such as Hulu.com, Audi.co.uk, and nbc.com.
- Mouse interactivity in the Settings UI dialog does not work using Internet Explorer 9. Keyboard navigation works as expected. Please pardon our dust.
- Internet Explorer 9 is not yet final. As such, Adobe is continuing to work with Microsoft to resolve critical issues before the final release of Internet Explorer 9.
- This release will not receive automatic update notifications, and users will need to manually uninstall this preview before installing a standard shipping release of Flash Player

We are one step closer to 64-bit mainstream web browsers!

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Internet Explorer 9, What’s New?

By | September 15, 2010 | 26 Comments

Internet Explorer 9, What's New?If you have not yet downloaded Internet Explorer 9 Beta, here is a link to do so.

So what’s new? Well, here is information straight from Microsoft itself, but with high quality images.

Streamlined design

The first thing you’ll notice when you open Internet Explorer 9 is the compact user interface. Most command bar functions, like Print or Zoom, can now be accessed by clicking the Tools button, and your favorites appear when you click the Favorites button. Otherwise, Internet Explorer gives you the basic controls you need, and lets the web take center stage.
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Download Internet Explorer 9 Beta!

By | September 15, 2010 | 20 Comments

And here you have it, a download link for Internet Explorer 9 Beta.

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Exclusive: Internet Explorer 9 Screenshots

By | September 15, 2010 | 5 Comments

Exclusive: Internet Explorer 9 Screenshot
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Internet Explorer 9 Live Webcast

By | September 15, 2010 | 1 Comment

Internet Explorer 9 Live Webcast

The wait is almost over. Today, Microsoft will reveal everyone’s anticipated, Internet Explorer 9 web browser.

Can’t make it to San Francisco? Well, worry no more. You can tune in into the live webcast on Wednesday, 10:30am PST and experience “the beauty of the web” event for yourself.

Weekly Questions Recap, September 14th

By | September 14, 2010 | 1 Comment

Weekly Questions Recap, September 14th

Unresolved

Answered

None

Bing Includes HTML5, Becomes Awesome

By | September 10, 2010 | 12 Comments

Here is an amazing video that shows off the capabilities of HTML5 on Bing search engine.

With the upcoming Internet Explorer 9 Final release, (that supports HTML5) we are eager to experience the power of such interface on any mainstream web browser.