Now website analytics company StatCounter says Mozilla’s new browser has already taken 1.95 percent of the worldwide Internet browser market. In contrast, StatCounter adds, Internet Explorer 9 has taken only 0.87 percent of the… → Read More
In case you weren’t aware, Microsoft and Google aren’t exactly seeing eye-to-eye right now. In fact, they really seem to hate one another in a public manner not normally exposed. So it should be no surprise that the two are also opposed to one another when it comes to their views of web video. Yes, it’s the H.264 versus WebM debate once again. But while Google, Apple, Mozilla, Opera and others… → Read More
At this morning’s launch of IE9, Microsoft tried to reignite the browser wars with its latest iteration of Internet Explorer. You can test drive it yourself by downloading the beta version on BeautyOfTheWeb.com, but if that sounds like too much effort, you can also sit back and watch our video tour with Senior Director of Internet Explorer, Ryan Gavin. Video ahead. → Read More
Today, after many previews, speed tests, and leaked videos, Microsoft will be finally unveiling the full public beta of Internet Explorer 9. I recently sat down with Dean Hachamovitch, Microsoft’s general manager in charge of IE9, who took me through some of the main features of the new browser and sat down for the TCTV interview above.
IE9 is built for speed, it takes advantage of the latest… → Read More
The video above just hit YouTube showing Microsoft’s upcoming Internet Explorer 9 in action. Unlike previous previews, this one shows what appears to be the full UI and chrome around the browser. There is not much to look at because the UI is extremely minimal, getting out of the way of the Websites it is supposed to showcase.
There isn’t even much of a toolbar up top. There are forward and… → Read More
On Monday, Google made a big splash with a customized Arcade Fire video page that showed off all the cool things HTML5 can do, from video, animations and 3D rendering to gorgeous fonts and choreographed windows. It’s all cutting edge stuff as far as what is possible with a Web browser goes, but there is one very big problem. It doesn’t work so great in all browsers, even browsers that supposedly… → Read More
A Microsoft Russia site promoting the launch of Internet Explorer 9 (coming September 15) may have dropped a screenshot by accident. There it is; sorry it’s not bigger. But you can get a general idea of the changes that have occurred. → Read More
Microsoft just announced the results from their latest preview version of Internet Explorer 9, and the results are good. Typically results are measured using the Acid3 accuracy test, designed to verify that the browser is displaying the website code accurately. In the past, Safari and Chrome has scored perfectly on the test, with FireFox coming in at a 94. The results the Microsoft reported using… → Read More
Seeing as today is April Fool’s Day and the source of this pic is some random Chinese site and it looks great unlike previous versions, let’s tread carefully here, m’kay. But that pic is supposed to be of IE 9. → Read More