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IE10 to be the first stake in Microsoft Vista’s coffin
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IE10 to be the first stake in Microsoft Vista’s coffin

A lot of people received a not so welcomed surprise (myself included) when they realized that the recently released Internet Explorer 9 was not compatible with Windows XP (yes I still have Windows XP installed at home). Internet Explorer 10 is in development and Microsoft has announced that Windows Vista will not be supported. Microsoft has been aggressively promoting the idea that a browser is only as good as the operating system it runs on, and that by extension, browsers that run on older OSes are sub-standard. “Windows Vista customers have a great browsing experience with IE9,” says Microsoft in a statement, “but in building IE10 we are focused on continuing to drive the kind of innovation that only happens when you take advantage of the ongoing improvements in modern operating...
Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate now Available
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Internet Explorer 9 Release Candidate now Available

Microsoft has made a available a release candidate version of it's upcoming Internet Explorer browser which will carry it up to version 9. This RC version will provide a final test drive for the new browser all allow Microsoft to find and correct last-minute bugs before its IE9 is released to the internet surfing mases. Speed and improved privacy and security are the focus of IE9 as well as support for new web technologies like HTML 5. A few years ago Microsoft controlled over 90% of the share of web browsers used to surf the internet, it's market share has been slowly chizzled down over the years by Safari, Opera, Firefox and most recently Chrome - a browser by rivals Google. IE9 is free to download and is only compatible with the newer versions of Windows (Vista and Windows 7) and ...