Category: Internet Explorer

Windows 10: What’s New In Internet Explorer

By | October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Windows 10: What’s New In Internet ExplorerNo Internet Explorer 12 in sight.

With today’s release of Windows 10 Technical Preview, Microsoft has also detailed a list of new Internet Explorer 11 features that made it to the build.

So what should you be excited about?

- A support for HTTP/2 networking protocol, which means better performance
- Chakra JavaScript engine performance improvements
- Interoperable Top Level Domain Parsing
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Microsoft Updates Its IE Roadmap Page

By | September 22, 2014 | 1 Comment

Microsoft Updates It's IE Roadmap PageShows more features in development.

With the recent goal to be more transparent when it comes to the Internet Explorer development, the software giant has announced a new set of updates and here’s what they are currently working on:
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More Internet Explorer 12 Details Revealed

By | September 16, 2014 | 1 Comment

More Internet Explorer 12 Details RevealedWe might see the reveal on the 30th of September.

After the recent IE12 features leak, where we learned that Microsoft is working on a new user interface and proper extensions support, here’s what one of the software giant’s insiders, Mary Jo Foley, had to say:

- Internet Explorer 12 is codenamed Spartan
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Internet Explorer 12 Features & Details Leak

By | September 11, 2014 | 0 Comments

Internet Explorer 12 Features & Details LeakNo screenshots yet.

Now here’s something to spice things up. According to the recent report, Microsoft is working hard on the next version of Internet Explorer (12), which is expected to be released with Windows 9 sometime in 2015.

While it’s unknown whether or not IE12 builds will be revealed later this month (with the Windows 9 Technical Preview), here’s what you can expect:
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August, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari – Up; Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | September 5, 2014 | 2 Comments


After a small blip last time, it looks like Internet Explorer is back to business and is now sitting at the 58.46% % market share mark, up from 58.01% (0.45 point increase).
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August, 2014 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Android Browser, Opera Mini – Down

By | September 4, 2014 | 0 Comments


Another month, another report.

Kicking things of with the usual: Apple’s Safari, which regained some of the lost market share, up from 44.83% to 45.07% (0.24 point increase).
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Internet Explorer: Try Improved F12 Developer Tools

By | August 22, 2014 | 2 Comments

Internet Explorer: Try Improved F12 Developer ToolsBecomes even more awesome.

With the Windows 8.1 August update (which was supposed to be a much bigger deal and bring the new (aka old school) start menu, the software giant has also included the new F12 developer tools for Internet Explorer 11.

What’s new? Surprisingly, a lot, you can expect new icons and notifications, various console changes (with accurate autocomplete and more), improved in DOM explorer (now there’s a color picker, color wheel, eye dropper, etc.), debugger changes and so much more.
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Microsoft Considers(ed) Rebranding Internet Explorer

By | August 19, 2014 | 2 Comments

Microsoft Considers(ed) Rebranding Internet ExplorerUltron is the name.

In case you’ve missed Microsoft’s IE team AMA (ask me anything) on reddit (with over 8000 comments), then here is at least one interesting fact from the page.

According to comments, the software giant is considered renaming Internet Explorer to Ultron but the lawyers said no. Then they added:
“It’s been suggested internally; I remember a particularly long email thread where numerous people were passionately debating it. Plenty of ideas get kicked around about how we can separate ourselves from negative perceptions that no longer reflect our product today.”
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Internet Explorer 8 To Be Supported Till 2016

By | August 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 To Be Supported Till 2016For better or worse.

Despite the fact that IE8 is 5 years old, it is still used by more than 20% of all desktop users worldwide (as it still remains the most popular web browser in the world).

However, thanks to the recent changes to supported Windows configurations, the software giant will finally stop supporting Internet Explorer 8 with the change set to take place in early 2016, a long way to go indeed.
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Microsoft Starts Blocking Old ActiveX Plugins

By | August 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Starts Blocking Old ActiveX PluginsGood bye, ActiveX.

In an effort to improve the overall browser security and reduce user frustration, the software giant has announced that it will start blocking outdated ActiveX controls starting August 12, 2014.

According to Microsoft, “Java exploits represented 84.6% to 98.5% of exploit kit-related detections each month in 2013” and “to help avoid this situation with ActiveX controls, an update to Internet Explorer on August 12, 2014 will introduce a new security feature, called out-of-date ActiveX control blocking.”
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