As promised and much anticipated, Microsoft has started the beta phase for Internet Explorer 9 during their Beauty of the Web special event.
Some 20 days ahead of the public Internet Explorer 9 beta, a first confirmed screenshot of the new user interface has appeared on the Web. Get an insight into what’s new.
The first Internet Explorer 9 beta will launch on September 15, 2010. This is what Microsoft announced in the official Internet Explorer blog. Invitations for a special event have been sent out to a selected group of web publishers, bloggers, designers and magazine editors.
Seemingly Microsoft is starting the Internet Explorer 9 Beta phase in August. This is what internal documents state that hardware partners received about plans for Windows 8.
Bing has made an agreement with Opera: Bing is going to be one of the predefined search engines. This has already been integrated in the recently released Beta version.
Google has removed the http:// in Chrome’s address bar. This change, made in a recent developer version, has caused some discussions.
Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera or Chrome – there is more than one program to surf the Web. Chances are high that you too have your favorite browser. Or even more than one. Many people don’t know: Each browser is extensible nowadays. You can download small add-ons and customize your personal surfboard. Here is how it works and which extensions are most useful.
Dean Hachamovitch, IE General Manager, is one of the keynote speakers for MIX10. Dean is going to talk about the changes and enhancements at Internet Explorer 9 that have taken place since PDC09, back in November 2009.
Soon, Google’s browser Chrome will be available without unique user IDs. Until now, Google sends a unique ID for each installation to its update service.
According to an agreement with the European Commission, Microsoft will give all Windows users in Europe the possibility to choose their favorite browser. From 17 March onwards, an update is delivered showing a ballott screen listing a number of browsers. On an exclusively created website, Microsoft presents all browsers installable for European Windows users. Even exotic browsers have managed to get on the list.