Microsoft Makes IE8 (RC1) Available

"Internet Explorer 8 brings some interesting new features such as web slices and Accelerator as well as a bunch of security related enhancements"

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Microsoft Makes IE8 (RC1) Available

Redmond-based software giant, Microsoft, has made Internet Explorer 8 (RC1) available for download. The first release client includes a number of new and interesting features over the current version of the browser, namely WebSlices and Accelerator.

WebSlices will give users a way to keep updated about a particular item on a web page like stock prices, the weather or an eBay auction.

Accelerators let users access Web services like maps or translations in a small window without having to leave the page.

Microsoft are also touting that Internet Explorer 8 " faster, easier to use and more secure than its competitors." Furthermore, it can be installed on both 32-bit variants of XP and Vista as well as Windows Server.

View the BBC's take on Microsoft's Internet Explorer 8 (RC1) here

Will IE8 be enough to regain significant lost ground in the 'browser war'? Discuss in our forum
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22-01-2009, 16:41:51

I'm new here to but I figured I'd join in the greetings bandwagon!

Hiya Irish Blood!


22-01-2009, 17:32:50

Welcome matey. More Irish ppl on here than I thought :D

22-01-2009, 17:43:14

Welcome welcome welcome!

22-01-2009, 18:34:31

Welcome to OC3D! Cool rig :)

22-01-2009, 18:52:47

hello man, welcome to :oc3d:, show me your rig in the galery someday :D

22-01-2009, 18:58:07

Yo dude, sup :wave:

23-01-2009, 11:25:55

Thanks for the warm welcome guys :)

21-02-2009, 17:41:50


21-02-2009, 17:58:07

Ah! More poeple from that small but very populated pieces of land that is known as the British Empire! Sorry dude got carried away.

23-02-2009, 09:47:21


Ah! More poeple from that small but very populated pieces of land that is known as the British Empire! Sorry dude got carried away.

na im not in the north im down in the republic :cool:

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