Category: Internet Explorer

  • Testing with IE6 and IE7 on a Single PC

    Logo Internet Explorer Great news from the people who brought us Internet Explorer. They’ve released a Virtual PC image containing a time-limited WinXP SP2 with IE 6 for all our testing pleasure. No licensing required! And if you don’t have a copy of Virtual PC yet, they’ll give you Virtual PC 2004 for free to run it all.

  • MSN …ehr… Live Local Virtual Earth 3D (Beta)

    Local Live Virtual Earth 3D Apparently it’s live. A 3D extension to the map search of which lets you fly through their maps like a bird.

  • IE7 Released

    IE 7 Logo It’s official! Internet Explorer 7 is here, for the general public that is.

  • Internet Explorer 7: Beta 2 Preview available

    It’s public! So if you want to have a go take a look at the Internet Explorer 7 website. But before you do so, also take a look at the IEBlog: IE7 Beta 2 Preview Available Please send us your feedback on the IE7 Beta 2 Preview Please test your sites with IE7 Frequently Asked […]

  • Which Browsers matter in 2006?

    If you are planning to build or rebuild a site this year you may wonder at some point which browsers you should support. If not, you should! Just looking at your new design in IE 6 is no guarantee it works and behaves the same in any other browser. Not that long ago the browser […]

  • The Orange Icon, part 2

    Microsoft has decided. The feed indicator in IE 7 is still orange! Most surprisingly it’s the same one that Firefox has. Well, not so much of a surprise, because it was the Mozilla foundation who kindly ‘donated’ it: Thanks again to the Mozilla team for making the icon available and helping us do the right […]

  • Firefox: “The choice of criminals”

    If I may quote the ‘Alternative browsers pose challenge for cybersleuths‘ article by C|Net: Internet Explorer hides nothing from police and other investigators who examine PCs to discover which sites the user has visited, according to a class held Wednesday at the annual training meeting of the High Tech Crime Investigation Association. Investigators know the […]

  • Happy Birthday Firefox

    A year ago, to the day, Firefox 1.0 was launched. So I guess a ‘happy birthday’ is in order. 😎 In the past year this little app shook up the browser world. Among some of the things accomplished are, in no particular order: Grab a larger than 10% marketshare. Exceeding the ‘promise’ made at launch. […]

  • IE Developer Toolbar update

    The Developer Toolbar for IE has been updated. It’s been dubbed Beta 1 Refresh and does not seem to have more features. Bug-fixes only. Last time I was a bit critical/cynical. But this is one of the few toolbars, in IE, that still is holding on. Just for the ‘Resize’ function.

  • Windows Live Beta. Don’t bother…

    As the rest of the world is doing right now, I was going to drop my two cents on the new Windows Live Beta. But in this context Beta means Broken. Severely! It doesn’t work in Firefox, but worse, it also borks in IE. If you ask me, it’s a rush job. Because the hotshots […]