Category: Internet Explorer

Privacy Protection: Internet Explorer & Safari Lead The Way

By | July 30, 2013 | 9 Comments

Privacy Protection: Internet Explorer & Safari Leads The WayTime to switch or is it?

It’s been a while since the last NSS Labs report and as it turns out, instead of comparing malware block rates like they always do, the guys have decided to do something different: find out which browser has the best built in privacy protection.

As it turns out, Safari and Internet Explorer users are protected better than those of Chrome and Firefox (if we ignore 3rd party extensions and NSA) and here is why:
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Windows 7: Internet Explorer 11 Developer Preview Released

By | July 25, 2013 | 2 Comments

Windows 7: Internet Explorer 11 Developer Preview ReleasedWindows 8 users will have to wait.

If you’ve been dying to test drive IE11 but are using Windows 7, then today is your lucky day as Microsoft has just announced the availability of Internet Explorer 11 Developer Preview for Win7.

Just like in Windows 8.1, IE11 offers a variety of new capabilities including natively decoded JPG images in real time (using GPU), which means your laptop’s battery will last longer, pages could load faster and you will have more free memory available for other tasks.
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IE11 Brings Always Visible Navigation Bar, No Battery Hit With 100 Tabs Open

By | July 19, 2013 | 3 Comments

IE11 Brings Always On URL Bar, No Battery Hit With 100 Tabs Open

One of the most annoying things about the Metro version of Internet Explorer on a larger screen devices is the always hidden address / tab bar, which you constantly have to trigger with a swipe gesture. Now, it looks like Microsoft has realized how incredibly frustrating this can be and decided to include an option to keep the bar always visible.
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Microsoft Continues To Spend Money On Useless Videos

By | July 16, 2013 | 4 Comments

In case you missed it, here is a yet another video from Microsoft, which promotes their “Browser You Loved to Hate” campaign.

Considering that the average consumer will never see this video in the first place and enthusiasts have already made their choice, I’d say this ad as effective as the snake oil.

June, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Opera Mini, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Android Browser – Down

By | July 8, 2013 | 1 Comment


New month, new report.

First in the list is Apple’s Safari web browser, which saw a decrease in its market share by 1.94 point, down from 59.98% to 58.04%.
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June, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Firefox, Opera – Down

By | July 6, 2013 | 8 Comments


New month brings new data, let’s take a look.

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer continues to do well, it has since surpassed the 56% mark, up from 55.98% to 56.15% (0.17 point increase).
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Google Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Opera 15 vs. Internet Explorer 10

By | July 2, 2013 | 9 Comments

Google Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Opera 15 vs. Internet Explorer 10New web browser benchmark results are here.

With fresh releases from almost every company, guys at TomsHardware did a series of tests on their Windows 8 machine to find out exactly, which browser should you chose if you are not tied to a specific UI or add-ons that are exclusive to one ecosystem.

Although Internet Explorer 11 is missing from action, we expect to see updated results fairly soon.
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Download Windows 8.1 Preview With Internet Explorer 11

By | June 27, 2013 | 9 Comments

Download Windows 8.1 Preview With Internet Explorer 11
It’s all about the touch.

Following the release of Windows 8.1 Preview, users installing the following build will also be able to try the latest version of Internet Explorer 11, which seems to be aimed towards improving the touch based usage scenarios.

Now, depending on your usage, it might not look as exciting as you expect (considering that it will soon be a year since IE10 RTM’ed). Basically if all your do is use touch then Internet Explorer 11 is exactly what you’ve been waiting for.

Here’s what you can expect:
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Internet Explorer 11 Coming To Windows 7

By | June 27, 2013 | 4 Comments

Internet Explorer 11 Coming To Windows 7Someday…

If you don’t plan to upgrade your Windows 7 machine and rely on Microsoft’s Internet Explorer, then today is your luck day as the software has confirmed to Engadget that they will release IE11 for Win7.

On a slightly downbeat note, Microsoft did not provide any timeframe and considering the fact that IE10 for Windows 7 was released 6 months after hitting Windows 8, you are up for a very long wait.

Watch //BUILD/ 2013 Livestream Here

By | June 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Watch BUILD 2013 Livestream HereIE11 is coming.

As Microsoft is gearing up to release a ton of info about its upcoming products, web browser enthusiasts should also be excited as there are more than just a few Internet Explorer sessions, in fact, a total of 7 will be streamed live, covering everything from WebGl to new developer tools.

So where’s a full list of all the IE sessions? Don’t worry, we got you covered.
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