Category: Internet Explorer

Internet Explorer 8 Is the Safest Web Browser

By | December 12, 2008 | 17 Comments

Internet Explorer 8 — Microsoft’s latest release, currently at the Beta 2 stage — was declared to be the safest (aka more secure than Firefox 3.1 Beta and Chrome Beta) but the least popular browser, according to a browser security survey.

On Wednesday, Utest, a social-networking and software testing company, announced the results of its Bug Battle browser contest. The event included participation from 1,330 security pros, hobbyists and tech enthusiasts, who found an alarming 672 bugs in the world’s top three Web browsers. Continue Reading

IE December Security Update

By | December 10, 2008 | 0 Comments

The IE Cumulative Security Update for December 2008 is now available via Windows Update.

This security update is rated Critical for Internet Explorer 5.01 and Internet Explorer 6 Service Pack 1, running on Microsoft Windows 2000; Internet Explorer 6 running on Windows XP; and Internet Explorer 7. For Internet Explorer 6 running on Windows Server 2003, this security update is rated Moderate. Beta versions of Internet Explorer are not vulnerable.

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IE7Pro 2.4.4 Released

By | December 9, 2008 | 0 Comments

IE7Pro team has just released an update for one of the must have add-ons for Internet Explorer 7 and 8.

This release fixes some minor bugs and is being released for 32 bit systems only.

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Girls as Browsers (Pics) v2

By | December 8, 2008 | 42 Comments

If web browsers were girls… Here is how they would look like.

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Web Browsers as Famous Girls

By | December 8, 2008 | 13 Comments

Via my.opera.com

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Weekly Browsers Recap, December 7th

By | December 7, 2008 | 0 Comments

Note: Already posted news are not included.

Mace to Your Face. MySpace, Facebook – Not Ready for IE8

By | December 6, 2008 | 12 Comments

Ironically, the long awaited IE8 which is supposed to support web standards won‘t display correctly pages like MySpace, Facebook, CNN, BBC and more as they were designed for older IE versions. And as you know, older IE versions simply ignored web standards.

Dear Microsoft, congratulations. Once again, you broke the web.

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Block Flash on Internet Explorer, Firefox and Opera

By | December 3, 2008 | 2 Comments

If you are being annoyed by flashy and sparkling flash objects which just loads your CPU with no good reason and looking for any ways to block them, then we have a solution for you. Of course, you could just uninstall Adobe Flash Player, but this is not a good idea, unless you are not using anything flash related (YouTube.com for example).

Another solution is to install simple flash block plugin for Internet Explorer, Firefox or Opera. Continue Reading

Internet Explorer 8 Delayed

By | November 20, 2008 | 3 Comments

No more Internet Explorer 8 Final for you this year. Date was changed. Instead of finishing it this year (as promised) IE team is going to release Internet Explorer 8 RC in the 1st quarter of 2009 and some time after, IE8 Final.

Knowing Microsoft it is not a big surprise, indeed. They are always changing release dates.

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Can Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) Win This Battle?

By | November 16, 2008 | 10 Comments

While Internet Explorer 7 had only one good feature (are you curious now?), the upcoming Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is slowly becoming a real web browser. But is it enough?

Standards Support

Web developers doomed IE7. Hours of wasted time, checking… Yes, it still breaks a web. Let’s do more coding… It took a while for Microsoft to realize that it’s a good thing for any web browser to support web standards. Internet Explorer 8 is their 1st correct step in building friendly relationships with web developers. Hope it will not break the web (again). Continue Reading