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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Internet Explorer’

Be the First to Use Internet Explorer on Your Xbox by Signing Up for the Public Beta

If you’ve been itching to browse the web directly from your Xbox 360 console, today may be your lucky day. The 2012 Xbox LIVE update public beta is now open and accepting registrations. Major Nelson just announced it on his blog, saying that numbers are limited. Numbers are limited, so sign up today. If you’re selected as a tester, an …

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Take A Journey Through Four Years Of The Browser Wars

Oh how things have changed since 2008, when most of the world was browsing the web via Internet Explorer. It’s no secret that IE has been leaking market share over the past few years, but now we have a pretty visualization that shows exactly how the globe became a little less reliant on Microsoft’s revolutionary web browser. Ok, “a little …

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E3 2012: Internet Explorer Hits Xbox 360 This Fall

It was always odd to see Microsoft refusing year after year to bring a Web browser to the Xbox 360. Most of us always thought it was a matter of control. Microsoft only wanted you to see the content they had prepared for you on their digital content services. It turns out the true reason was not about them losing …

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StatCounter Reports that Chrome is #1 Browser

Independent website analytics company StatCounter has just reported that Google Chrome has overtaken Microsoft’s Internet Explorer as the most popular browser online, for the first time over the span of an entire calendar month. Chrome first exceeded IE for one full day back in March, and the new numbers regarding its month on top came in on May 21st. Source: …

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Are Google Chrome’s Stats Inflated?

Earlier this week, it was announced that Google Chrome had overtaken Internet Explorer as the number one browser in use, and the world rejoiced. However, thanks to the grey area surrounding prerendered web pages, these results may be somewhat dubious. As pointed out by PC Mag, via the Windows Internet Explorer blog, the site responsible for the Google Chrome claim …

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Chrome Overtakes IE as the World’s Most Used Browser

The dethroning of Internet Explorer has been a long time coming. For years Microsoft’s browser sat at the top of the browser heap, stagnating and becoming bloated. First Netscape, and the Mozilla tried to take Internet Explorer down with good design, modulability, and other modern features. Those browsers never spread too far beyond a core of internet-savvy users, though. When …

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Microsoft is Bringing Full Internet Explorer to XBox 360

According to The Verge, Microsoft is now testing Internet Explorer 9 on the XBox, complete with Kinect activated controls. The XBox already has Bing voice search but these are limited to media searches. They are now planning to bring that same functionality to the internet, allowing you to search Internet Explorer by saying aloud search queries. The Kinect functionality will …

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Internet Explorer Use On The Rise Again

While people love to crack jokes about Internet Explorer and it’s multiple problems, it still is the world’s most popular Web browser. While it may have taken a hit in market share for a few months, it’s on the rise again according to the newest research. Net Applications released the desktop browser share information for April today that shows Internet …

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Leaked Microsoft Document Provides Roadmap For Major Products

An apparent roadmap showing Microsoft’s plans for future products has been leaked. The images show Microsoft’s release plans for numerous products, including Internet Explorer, Windows Phone, and Office 15. The images were posted to Twitter last week by Maarten Visser, who apparently got them from Microsoft’s Partner Network. The first shows information about upcoming versions of Microsoft Office and related …

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Internet Explorer 9.0.6 Now Available, Fixes Security Flaws

I remember just a few years ago when Internet Explorer was the laughing stock of the browser community. It lacked the functionality that other browsers had while lacking even basic security functions. It’s what led to the impression that IE was a virus haven, but Microsoft has made great strides in making IE a more attractive and secure browser. The …

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Internet Explorer Regaining Lost Market Share Ground

Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser may have halted its recent market share losses to Google’s Chrome browser. According to recent survey data, Internet Explorer’s share of the web browser market has been on the way up in recent months, climbing 0.99% in March. Google Chrome, meanwhile, lost 0.33% of its market share in March, the third straight month that the browser …

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Google on Safari-gate: “We didn’t anticipate this would happen.”

Google’s unwavering mission to gather information about internet users may soon come with a hefty price tag attached, according to the Wall Street Journal. Last month, we reported how Google was bypassing privacy settings in Apple’s Safari browser but also Microsoft’s Internet Explorer. The resulting fall-out has involved an FTC investigation into whether Google violated an agreement from 2011 in …

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