Microsoft’s New Internet Explorer Ad Has No Right To Be This Catchy

I’m a sucker for a catchy song even when the subject matter is a little morose. It explains why I still can’t get Dumb Ways To Die out of my head, and it will probably explain why I’ll start humming…

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…

Is Native WebGL Support Coming To Internet Explorer 11?

For all of its talk of supporting open Web standards, Internet Explorer 10 still lacked one important part of the open Web ecosystem – WebGL. Sure, you could add it with a plugin, but Microsoft refused to add native support…

Microsoft’s Latest Internet Explorer 10 Ads Drop The Humor

In the past, Microsoft has been rather witty with its Internet Explorer 10 ads as it continued its self-deprecating “The Browser You Loved To Hate” ad campaign. It didn’t really sell people on the browser, but hey, the ads made…

Internet Explorer 10 Finally Available On Windows 7

After launching with Windows 8 in October of last year, Internet Explorer 10 has only been available as a release preview on Windows 7. That all changes as Microsoft pushes out the final release to all Windows 7 users starting…

Internet Explorer 10 Adoption Slow Going, Still Strong Overall

In a perfect world, everybody who uses Internet Explorer would be on the latest version so all the problems affecting IE8 wouldn’t be happening. Unfortunately, or fortunately depending on who you ask, IE10 is only available on Windows 8. That…

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…

Internet Explorer 10 Is Now Available On Windows 7

Internet Explorer 10 is an interesting beast. It was built with Windows 8, and touch, in mind. It launched with Microsoft’s new operating system last month, but now it’s available on the decidedly less-touch friendly Windows 7. Microsoft announced today…

Microsoft Thinks Internet Explorer 10 Is Perfect For Windows 8

Windows 8 launched at midnight and is now making its way into the hands of early adopters everywhere. Those early adopters, if they’re using Windows RT, are also being exposed to Internet Explorer 10. They don’t have a choice as…

Online Advertisers Create Anti-“Do Not Track” Advocacy Group

Online advertisers really hate Microsoft and their stance on “Do Not Track.” The conflict between the two came to a head last week when the advertisers said they were just going to simply ignore the DNT signal in Internet Explorer…

In A Surprise Move, Congress Claims To Care About Your Privacy

Congress has proven time and time again that they don’t care whatsoever about your privacy. These are the same guys that tried to shove CIPSA and CSA through the system without any kind of debate. They claim to have good…

This Internet Explorer 9 Commercial Might Be Too Honest

Microsoft has made some decent commercials for its Internet Explorer 9 browser. The latest was an artsy tour-de-force that featured rave reviews from multiple publications praising the browser’s ease of use and beautiful simplicity. What if all that praise was…

Atari Embraces HTML5 In Internet Explorer 10

I know it may seem unreal, but Internet Explorer is actually a decent browser these days. The latest iteration – IE10 – is already available in preview form on Windows 8. Once it launches, it will be expose millions of…

Internet Explorer 10 Shows Off Its HTML5 Might With Pulse

Microsoft is really pushing Internet Explorer 10 as we near the launch of Windows 8. The newest version of the infamous browser promises to be faster, more secure and just all around more awesome than any of its predecessors. Whether…

Microsoft Improves JavaScript Performance In Windows 8

As a long time follower of Microsoft, it’s still surprising to see the company embracing open Web standards. The company is so enamored with the open Web that they are building Windows 8 Metro apps and Internet Explorer 10 with…

Internet Explorer 10 First Browser With ‘Do Not Track’ by Default

When Microsoft’s Windows 8 arrives to a computer near you it will have Internet Explorer 10 in tow, and with that browser will come a “Do Not Track” feature that will automatically be turned on. The privacy tool, which was…

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,…

Deliver Updates Through Pinned Sites For Windows 8

If you’ve been taking part in the Windows 8 consumer preview, you’ve most likely noticed pinned sites on the Metro interface. It’s essentially the bookmark of the Metro interface by allowing users to pin their favorite sites to the Metro…

Internet Explorer 10 Launch Options Expanded For Windows 8

We live in strange times, my friends. The world is said to end on December 21 (spoiler: it’s not), UK is playing UofL in the Final Four and, perhaps strangest of them all, Microsoft is turning Internet Explorer into a…

Is Windows 8 Turning Your Desktop into a Mobile Device?

Microsoft is on top of the world right now–well, at the top of the tech section of Google News, anyway–after it unveiled its Metro user interface design. While reaction has been generally positive, there’s another side of the coin that…