All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Internet Explorer’

Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview Now Available On Windows 7

For the past few months, Windows 8.1 Release Preview users have been able to test drive the latest Internet Explorer – IE11. Now Windows 7 users are getting that same opportunity. Microsoft announced today that the Internet Explorer 11 Release Preview is now available on Windows 7. The latest iteration of Microsoft’s browser claims to be 30 percent faster than …

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Google Analytics Is About To Stop Supporting Your Outdated Browser

Google announced on Monday that Google Analytics will no longer support IE8 after the end of this year as it keeps its focus on modern browsers. In a post on the Google Analytics blog, the company said: To focus on supporting modern browsers, we are deprecating official compatibility of Google Analytics with Microsoft Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) at the end …

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Chrome Is Now the Most Popular Browser in the U.S.

Back in May of 2012, Google’s Chrome browser overtook Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser and became the most popular browser in the world. Now, just a little over a year later, Chrome has finally topped Internet Explorer in the United States. As of June, 2013, Chrome is the most used browser in the U.S. The news comes to us from StatCounter, …

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Google Kills Chrome Frame, Its IE Chrome-ifying Tool

Google announced today that it is retiring Chrome Frame, its way of “chrome-ifying Internet Explorer”. It was a way to let developers get around the not-modern-enough IE of 2009. The plug-in left beta in 2011. Apparently Google considers Microsoft’s browser to be modern enough now so that there is no longer a need for Chrome Frame. In a post on …

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DailyBurn Brings Video Workouts To Internet Explorer on Xbox

Fitness games are still relatively popular, but there’s only so many workouts that can be stored on a DVD. Microsoft foresaw this problem, and has teamed up with DailyBurn to bring its daily workout videos to Internet Explorer on Xbox. DailyBurn announced today that it has built a Web app that’s accessible via Internet Explorer for Xbox 360. The Web …

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Microsoft Advertises Do Not Track In Internet Explorer

Microsoft has been one of the strongest proponents of Do Not Track since it announced that Internet Explorer 10 would turn it on by default. Advertisers didn’t exactly like this, and even threatened to ignore all signals from Internet Explorer if Microsoft didn’t back down. Despite the threat, the Redmond giant didn’t back down, and is now even marketing Do …

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Microsoft Appeals To Your Inner 90s Kid In Latest Internet Explorer Ad

I was born in 1989, and I grew up through the decade that we collectively call the 90s. I think we can all agree it was a weird decade populated by weird fashion, weird music and even weirder cartoons. Alongside all of this, Microsoft is hoping you fondly remember something else. A new ad going out today as part of …

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Internet Explorer Use and Murder Rates Have an Interesting Relationship

Correlation (n.) – the state or relation of being correlated; specifically : a relation existing between phenomena or things or between mathematical or statistical variables which tend to vary, be associated, or occur together in a way not expected on the basis of chance alone (Merriam-Webster) Causation (n.) – a.) the act or process of causing b.) the act or …

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Internet Explorer 8 Zero-Day Exploit Gets Fixed Today

Earlier this month, Internet Explorer 8 was hit with a pretty nasty zero-day exploit. Microsoft sprung to action with a quick fix, but there wasn’t a permanent patch solution available just yet. That day has finally come with the patch hitting Windows PCs later today. The Microsoft Security Response Center reported on Sunday that a patch for Internet Explorer 8 …

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Use Internet Explorer 8? You’ll Want This Zero-Day Exploit Fix

Microsoft would love it if you used Internet Explorer 9, or IE10 on Windows 8. That’s not going to happen, however, as many users are still on Windows XP where Internet Explorer 8 reigns supreme. Those users are now under attack as a zero-day exploit has been found. The security researchers at FireEye discovered a zero-day exploit in Internet Explorer …

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Internet Explorer Exploit Lets Hackers Track Your Mouse Movements

With Windows 8, Microsoft promises that Internet Explorer is good again. The latest release, IE10, is being promoted through a self-deprecating ad campaign that encourages good will through humor. It’s looking like Microsoft is starting to take its browser seriously, but a recent exploit shows that that might not be the case. Spider.io, a Web analytics platform, reports that they …

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Microsoft Brings SkyDrive To Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is quickly turning into a bastion of Microsoft products and services. The gaming console already has Internet Explorer and Bing, but now it’s getting Microsoft’s cloud service – SkyDrive. Microsoft announced this morning that SkyDrive will be available on Xbox 360 later today. Much like the SkyDrive app for Windows 8, the Xbox 360 app puts the …

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