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  • Internet Explorer 6 Market Share Finally Falls Under 5%

    Internet Explorer 6 Market Share Finally Falls Under 5%

    The Internet Explorer 6 death watch continues, but the end is near. Microsoft’s ancient browser may still haunt web developers’ nightmares, but according to the latest data from Net Applications, its global market share has now finally dipped under 5 percent. Even Microsoft will be quite happy to see this, especially given that, for Internet Explorer as a whole, the last month… Read More

  • About Damn Time: Microsoft Will Silently Upgrade Everyone To Latest Version Of IE

    About Damn Time: Microsoft Will Silently Upgrade Everyone To Latest Version Of IE

    On the surface, the announcement sounds boring: Microsoft said this morning that it will begin automatically upgrading Windows customers to the latest version of Internet Explorer starting next year. But in reality, this was one of the most important things Microsoft could have done for the web, web security and the safety of all those who go online. Nice move, Microsoft. It’s about time. Read More

  • StatCounter: IE6 Usage Falls Below 5% In The US, But IE8 Still On The Rise

    Microsoft’s oft-lamented browser, Internet Explorer 6, may finally be put to rest. This will make many a Web developer happy – but also Microsoft itself. Web analytics company StatCounter claims its latest global data set shows IE6 usage in the US and Europe has fallen to 4.7 percent of the market from 11.5 percent a year ago. That said, IE8 usage in the US increased to 30.5 percent… Read More

  • IE6 Laid To Rest. Pictures, Videos, And Flowers From Microsoft.

    IE6 Laid To Rest. Pictures, Videos, And Flowers From Microsoft.

    A few weeks ago, we noted that the Denver, CO-based design company Aten Design Group was holding a funeral for Internet Explorer 6 (IE6), the much-hated browser. The funeral took place last night. It wasn’t without controversy as there were protestors, and even a bouquet of flowers sent by Microsoft. But overall, it looks like it was a classy ceremony. The blog Nonprofits and Web 2.0 was… Read More

  • A Funeral Is Being Held For IE6 On March 4. Browser To Be Buried Without The Body.

    Slowly, but surely, Internet Explorer 6, long the bane of many a web developer, is dying. And you’re invited to its funeral. A Denver, CO-based design company, Aten Design Group, has built a site to mark the occasion. At IE6funeral.com you can RSVP as to whether you will be able to attend the funeral service or not. It’s at the company’s headquarters in Denver, but those… Read More

  • Google Twists Knife In IE6, Pulls Support From Docs And Sites

    This has not been the greatest start to the year for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser. Days after news of the latest security flaw in Internet Explorer, Google is adding fuel to the fire by phasing out support for IE6 for two of its Google Apps products, Docs and Sites (which recently got an aesthetic upgrade). For both the consumer and enterprise versions of Google Docs and Sites… Read More

  • Woah, People Really Don't Like IE6

    People, especially web developers and designers, tend to have a profound dislike of Internet Explorer 6. That’s not news, but it keeps amazing me how deep this hate runs. Consider my recent article on YouTube prompting IE6 users to please switch to a modern browser, which garnered no less than 391 comments and over 2300 retweets. Needless to say, most people were applauding the… Read More