Internet Explorer 8 Release

By | March 19, 2009

Microsoft today announced the availability of Internet Explorer 8. The following release can be downloaded in 25 languages from IE8 home page at noon today (EDT).

Latest Microsoft web browser introduces features like web slices, instant search, inprivate browsing, automatic crash recovery and more as well as improved security and performance.

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  1. K3M15A says:

    yippee ?? :-P

  2. Torbjørn Vik Lunde says:

    Although I won’t be using IE8 as my day-to-day browser one of the features I’m really looking forward to is the standards.

    A lot of people are complaining that IE8 is as bad as previous browser. After trying the betas and RCs I strongly disagree. Yes, it doesn’t support all the standards the others does(CSS3 for instance), BUT it does -finally- support the “old” standards(CSS 2.1 and HTML4) properly and without too many annoying bugs. (Actually, I haven’t found any bugs yet!)

    I really hope people who are set on using IE(and let’s face it, there are!) upgrade straight to this one(from 6 if they are using that). I hear Microsoft has worked hard to make sure it has a IE6 compatibility mode. I know a lot of people are against this, but get this: if it supports IE6-sites then people who are dependent on IE6-code(and can’t upgrade for various reasons) can upgrade to IE8 benefit on standards on modern sites, while still using their old shitty IE6-only Intranet.