Category: Internet Explorer

Microsoft Pays $28,000 To IE11 Security Flaw Hunters

By | October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Microsoft Pays $28,000 To IE11 Security Flaw HuntersIt looks like Microsoft is following Google’s steps and will be rewarding those that dedicate their days and nights seeking various security flaws.

According to Katie Moussouris, Senior Security Strategist at Microsoft, the software giant is paying $28,000 in bounties for the vulnerabilities that were discovered in IE11.

If you are wondering what effect money has on people, Microsoft said that during first 30 days of the IE10 beta they did not receive any bulletin class reports, compared to “several” security vulnerabilities reported in Internet Explorer 11.
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Play Windows 95 Game “Hover” In Your Web Browser

By | October 3, 2013 | 6 Comments

Play Windows 95 Game "Hover" In Your Web Browser

As long as it supports WebGL.

Hover, a capture the flag game from the 90s era is coming back. Thanks to Dan Church (who approached IE Team), you’ll be able to relive your memories and have some casual fun. The goal is simple: capture more flags than your AI opponents. You may also collect various power ups that will help throughout the game.

Ironically, it won’t work on Internet Explorer 10 or lower, since it requires WebGL and Microsoft was too stubborn to include it in the previous versions of IE.

Internet Explorer 6 Market Share Now Below 5%

By | October 2, 2013 | 1 Comment

Internet Explorer 6 Market Share Now Below 5%

Now here’s a reason for you to start celebrating weekend earlier, at least if you are a web developer and still care about IE6.

According to the latest data from NetApplications, Internet Explorer’s 6 market share is now sitting at the 4.76% mark. And as you will see from our upcoming report, IE’s market share is now the highest it has ever been this year: 57.79%.

Google Analytics To Drop Internet Explorer 8 Support

By | September 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Google Analytics To Drop Internet Explorer 8 SupportNow here’s a non-news story for you.

If you are using Google Analytics and IE8, then you’re going to have a bad time as the search giant has recently announced its plans to drop the support for Microsoft’s web browser by the end of 2013.

As it says in the blog post, Google has “decided to do this to both accelerate the pace at which we can innovate new product features, and to facilitate adoption of newer web technologies in the design of the Google Analytics product.”
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Apple’s iCloud Now Supports Chrome & Firefox Bookmarks

By | September 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Apple’s iCloud Now Supports Chrome & Firefox Bookmarks

Windows users rejoice.

If you’ve been using Apple’s iCloud service on Windows but found a lack of Firefox and Chrome bookmarks support disappointing then good news because this is exactly what the recent update includes.

Yes, you can finally sync all major browser bookmarks (Internet Explorer, Firefox and Google Chrome) on your PC’s.

See Microsoft’s New IE Promo Video

By | September 20, 2013 | 1 Comment

We are not sure how many more videos with the same message Microsoft can make but here’s the most recent one, in which the software giant asks you to rethink its relations with Internet Explorer and forget about all the horrible things it did in the past.

One thing Microsoft has shown again and again however is the fact that once they get ahead, they still stop innovating and start abusing you (horrible IE, ridiculous Xbox Live Gold prices for an ability to watch Netflix, etc). So let’s just say that we don’t want to rethink our relations.

What We? Web Browsers (Picture)!

By | September 19, 2013 | 4 Comments

Some good old IE6 bashing.

What We? Browsers

Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview For Windows 7 Released

By | September 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

Removes tab syncing options.

If you’ve been dreaming about a slightly dumbed down version of Internet Explorer 11 then Windows 7 compatible build might just be it.
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Internet Explorer 11 To Load JPG Images Up To 45% Faster

By | September 13, 2013 | 4 Comments

Internet Explorer 11 To Load JPG Images Up To 45% FasterIf you’re getting tired of seeing same old JavaScript performance improvements that are now as relevant as Britney Spears, then Microsoft’s latest post about rendering enhancements in the Internet Explorer 11 might cheer you up.

According to IEBlog, Windows 8.1 Apps as well as IE11 will use GPU power to process data, resulting in up to 45% faster image load and 40% lower memory consumption. And yes, when it comes to rendering, we are talking milliseconds here.
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August, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome – Down

By | September 4, 2013 | 4 Comments


Another month and another gain for Internet Explorer, up by 0.99 point, from 56.61% to 57.60%.
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