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Microsoft Postpones IE Java-Blocking Feature

Microsoft Postpones IE Java-Blocking Feature

By Chris Crum August 15, 2014

Microsoft recently posted to its Internet Explorer blog that it would begin blocking out-of-date ActiveX controls as part of its “ongoing commitment to delivering a more secure browser”. It then updated the blog to announce that it had postponed it …

Google Toolbar 7 Gives Internet Explorer Google Instant Google Toolbar 7 Gives Internet Explorer Google Instant
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Google launched a new version of the Google Toolbar for Internet Explorer. Google Toolbar 7 brings Google Instant and some new personalization features to the table. “If you’ve used Instant on google.com or in Chrome, you’ll be right at home …

IE10 Platform Preview Download Announced IE10 Platform Preview Download Announced
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Microsoft announced the availability of the IE10 Platform Preview for download today. The company calls it the “first step in delivering the next wave of progress in native HTML5 support.” “We built IE9 from the ground up for HTML5 and …

MWC11: IE9 Coming to Windows Phones This Year

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer announced several new features for Windows Phone today in a keynote at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. One feature is a "dramatically enhanced" version of Internet Explorer 9, which will become available for the mobile operating system in the second half of this year. 

IE and Google Chrome Browsers Get Upgraded

chrome-logoIn the past two days both Google and Microsoft have announced either changes or a new releases for their browser. Both are obviously touting improvements with speed being the main focus of Google and features being that of Microsoft.

Acid 3 Test Coming Soon

With the announcement that both Firefox 3 and IE8 have passed the acid2 test, Ian Hickson has been working hard on the acid3 test. The new test will focus mostly on ECMAScript and Dom through Selectors Level3, Media queries and data URIs.

Mozilla’s Marketing Misfire

Mozilla, makers of the Firefox browser (my preferred browser due to the amazing plugins) wants to lure Internet Explorer users.

They have a new marketing campaign that hasn’t gone over so well. The theme of the campaign is Fight Against Boredom, suggesting that IE is a boring option.

Here’s a line to give you the idea of the 70s goofy feel of the campaign’s song (Rise Up! Rise Up!).

The world is such a great big place with so much to do. You can ski, eat green eggs, ride bikes, or start a coupe.

Firefox Still Gaining On IE

Firefox, the popular alternative to Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser is picking up steam worldwide, gaining one percent in market share in the past six months.

Whatever happened to IE team?

As seen on Digg: Whatever Happened to the IE 6 Team?

Flash Facing IE Popups Over Eolas

Due to Microsoft’s patent fight with Eolas Technologies, Microsoft has an update planned for Internet Explorer that may hinder the way Flash content appears in IE browsers visiting certain websites.