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Last week, tech news sites and blogs were blazing over a survey released by an entity calling itself Aptiquant that surveyed “100,000 Internet users,” and revealed that those who prefer Internet Explorer are more likely to have a lower measured intelligence. Those working in computer and software technical support services might overwhelmingly support these alleged findings through their anecdotes on computer-user buffoonery, but it turns out the survey was a hoax. Major news sources such as the BBC, CNN, NPR, and even CNET covered the story before BBC readership began to doubt the validity of the survey. But when BBC journalists probed into the matter, they not only discovered the survey was false, they learned that the organization that apparently conducted it, Aptiquant, was equally fictitious.
Want to go down the memory lane and see how Internet Explorer evolved to where it stands today? Well we have a video courtesy Andrew Tait who walks us through every single Internet Explorer version that Microsoft released. Video awaits you after the jump.
When Microsoft rolled out the final version of Internet Explorer 9, some of us wondered when will we see the next version of Internet Explorer, Internet Explorer 10? Win7China has provided us with the answer. Microsoft will be integrating IE10 into Windows 8.
We told you that this was going to happen didn’t we? Microsoft as expected has launched version 9 of Internet Explorer which in case you forget is world’s most used web browser. According to Microsoft, IE9 will give you the best experience of the Web on Windows, a claim which needs to be put to test by you.
The title of the post doesn’t paint a good picture if you are a Microsoftie doesn’t it? But truth must be told even if it happens to be a bitter truth of Microsoft’s legenedary browser losing its grip on the competitive browser market. According to the stats generated by StatCounter’s research arm, Global Stats, Internet Explorer failed to take its browser market share above or equal to 50% and instead continued its down town journey from 49.87 (September) to 49.23.
Tabbed browsing is one important feature that every mobile browser should have let alone desktop browsers. So what’s the verdict on the Internet Explorer for Microsoft’s Glance and Go experience offering Windows Phone 7? Yup, Microsoft’s mobile browser does support tabbed browsing. How good is it? Find it out after the break.
A new month means some new and interesting stats to consume from StatCounter. The numbers for the month of September don’t paint a good picture if you are Microsoft or an IE fan for that matter. According to the stats shared by StatCounter, Internet Explorer’s market share has fallen below the 50 percent mark which is the first time in the otherwise dominant history of Internet Explorer.
We told you that the first ever beta of Internet Explorer 9 will be coming your way on 15th September and we have been proven right. That’s right folks IE9 beta has gone live and is available for download. The IE9 which is all about providing the best browsing experience possible by utilizing the PC resources to its fullest, has quite a lot of features to talk about which we do after the jump.
Just one week remains before Microsoft rolls out the first ever beta of Internet Explorer 9. If the leaked screenshot of IE9 wasn’t enough to satisfy your thirst to get a feel of the IE9 Beta, then this one is for you. An IE9 Beta video has been leaked out which you can see after the jump.
Uptil now, 15th September had a lot of importance for the Microsoft fans particularly the IE users since the Redmondians were scheduled to launch the first beta of IE9 thus giving users worldwide the first chance to have a look at the IE8 successor. But with Microsoft Russia accidentally posting the first ever screenshot of Internet Explorer 9, the intensity may have dropped down a little.