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 "...is 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

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

Hiya Irish Blood!

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22-01-2009, 17:32:50

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

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Bungral
Welcome welcome welcome!

22-01-2009, 18:34:31

Kerotan
Welcome to OC3D! Cool rig :)

22-01-2009, 18:52:47

soapsupah
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22-01-2009, 18:58:07

Kempez
Yo dude, sup :wave:

23-01-2009, 11:25:55

forgottenone
Thanks for the warm welcome guys :)

21-02-2009, 17:41:50

JOSE T
Welcome

21-02-2009, 17:58:07

zak4994
Ah! More poeple from that small but very populated pieces of land that is known as the British Empire! Sorry dude got carried away.
:wavey:

23-02-2009, 09:47:21

forgottenone

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


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