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"
Published: 27th January 2009 | Source: TweakTown |
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.
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
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