Category: Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 9 to be the Fastest and Safest Web Browser

By | July 22, 2010 | 26 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 to be the Fastest and Safest Web BrowserMicrosoft’s Chief Operating Officer, Kevin Turner has made a bold statement, saying that Internet Explorer 9 will not only be the safest and most secure browser, but also, the fastest web browser in the market:

“IE9 is going to be not only the most safest and secure browser in the market, which IE8 is today, it will be the fastest browser in the market. You saw some demos of that on day one. It’s a smoking hot browser product,”

According to earlier published slides, Internet Explorer 9 Beta is set for August release, therefore, it won’t take long to confirm or deny such claim.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

By | July 19, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 19th

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Firefox Home App Approved by Apple
Few weeks ago, Mozilla has submitted Firefox Home to Apple’s App Store and today, it was finally approved.

Mozilla Removes Password Sniffer Add-On
It looks like Mozilla has decided to remove and block “Mozilla Sniffer” add-on from addons.mozilla.org website after its review.
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Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Reaches 2 Million Downloads Mark

By | July 6, 2010 | 3 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Reaches 2 Million Downloads MarkSince the very first IE9 Platform Preview release back in March 2010, it has already been downloaded more than 2 million times.

In the beginning of May, browser has surpassed 1 million downloads mark and numbers continue to grow.

Considering that it’s Microsoft’s do or die gambit, people are eager to see, whether company has learned anything from their mistakes or not.

According to leaked Internet Explorer 9 slides, Beta is set for August launch.

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Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

By | July 5, 2010 | 0 Comments

Weekly Browsers Recap, July 5th

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IE6 is “Safer” than Chrome or Opera
US Bank Chase has decided to stop supporting Opera and Chrome web browsers, implying security issues and low popularity.

June, 2010 – Internet Explorer Gains Market Share; Firefox, Opera – Loses
As yet another month has passed by, it’s time to find out, how browsers market share has evolved over past 30 days.
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June, 2010 – Boom! Internet Explorer Gains Market Share; Firefox, Opera – Loses

By | July 1, 2010 | 8 Comments

June, 2010 - Internet Explorer Gains Market ShareAs yet another month has passed by, it’s time to find out, how browsers market share has evolved over past 30 days.

Surprisingly, Internet Explorer has increased its market share by 0.57 point, from 59.75% to 60.32%.

Firefox market share has been consolidating for a while now. This time it went down from 24.32% to 23.81%, 0.51 point decrease.
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IE6 is “Safer” than Chrome or Opera

By | June 29, 2010 | 13 Comments

IE6 is US Bank Chase has decided to stop supporting Opera and Chrome web browsers, implying security issues and low popularity.

Therefore, people who use browsers other than: Internet Explorer 6.0 and higher, Firefox 2.0 and higher or Safari 3.0 and higher (for Mac systems only), may not be able to access Chase web site.

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Confidential Internet Explorer 9 Info

By | June 25, 2010 | 19 Comments

As from 4/14/2010 slides. Therefore, there are a lot of bits, that we know already.

Beta: August, 2010
RC/RTW: To be determined after Beta

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Internet Explorer 9 vs. Google Chrome 6 (HTML5 Performance)

By | June 24, 2010 | 25 Comments


In rather pointless benchmark, DownloadSquad has tested latest Internet Explorer 9 build against Google Chrome 6 dev.

What are the results?
As seen in video above, IE9 annihilated Chrome. However, while it does sound great, author failed to mention that Google Chrome 6 does not really support hardware acceleration (still in early development stage). Therefore, it shouldn’t come as a big surprise.
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Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Platform Preview 3 Released

By | June 24, 2010 | 3 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Platform Preview 3 Released

It appears that rumors about the upcoming IE9 Platform Preview 3 release were true, as it is now available for developers and early adopters to download it.

Besides various performance improvements, this build introduces HTML5 canvas element (audio, video tags and 2D graphics) that is hardware accelerated, plus WOFF (Web Open Font Format) standard support.

You may download IE9 Platform Preview 3 from the following page.

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Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Platform Preview 3 is Coming

By | June 23, 2010 | 7 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) Platform Preview 3 is CommingAlthough Microsoft has yet to confirm IE9 Platform Preview 3 release, according to Softpedia, company might be releasing such build for developers and early adopters later today.

While changes remain unknown, we expect further performance and web standards improvements, as well as other enhancements.

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