IE9 archive

  • Edgar Wright: I'm Brandon Generator
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    Edgar Wright: I'm Brandon Generator

    By 13 April 2012

    Episode one of The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator, the interactive comic book produced by Internet Explorer to show off the talents of IE9 and HTML5, is now available on line and Pocket-lint caught up with its writer and co-creator Edgar Wright...

  • Brandon Generator is born: Edgar Wright's online comic book now live
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    Brandon Generator is born: Edgar Wright's online comic book now live

    By 13 April 2012

    Microsoft has always been inventive in the way it has extolled the virtues of HTML5 and Internet Explorer 9's abilities, but none more so than with The Random Adventures of Brandon Generator. Not only is this in-browser animated comic book interactive...

  • Kid friendly IE9 browser lands for Safe Internet Day 2012
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    Kid friendly IE9 browser lands for Safe Internet Day 2012

    By 7 February 2012

    Microsoft has once again teamed up with he Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre (CEOP) to release a version of IE9 that is safe for kids to use. The browser has one-click access for Windows users to useful sites such as CEOP.police.uk and...

  • IE9 anti-tracking feature facing criticism already
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    IE9 anti-tracking feature facing criticism already

    By 15 March 2011

    Microsoft released IE9 into the big bad world on 14 March, but already the browser has come under pressure from consumer rights guru Which, who accuses the anti-tracking tool built into the browser of being flawed. The problem seems to occur because IE9...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #34
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #34

    By 14 March 2011

    A new Pocket-lint Podcast arrives less than a week after the last - whatever next? And the team discuss this coming Friday's Red Nose Day; specifically, the Twitrelief Superfollow fund-raising drive. Rik, Stuart and Dan also chat about the 1mm camera,...

  • Internet Explorer 9 final version coming 14 March
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    Internet Explorer 9 final version coming 14 March

    By 9 March 2011

    Microsoft has revealed the release date for the final version of Internet Explorer 9 as 14 March, which is exactly a year to the day since the first Platform Preview of the browser was shown. The launch will come at SXSW in Austin, Texas; the region's...

  • Internet Explorer 9 full release 24 March?
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    Internet Explorer 9 full release 24 March?

    By 1 March 2011

    According to a tweet by the Indian Microsoft development account, the final release of Internet Explorer 9 will be landing on 24 March. The tweet, that has since been removed, stated that the launch will take place during Tech.Ed in India, which takes...

  • Firefox 4 Beta 11 ready for download with anti-tracking tech
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    Firefox 4 Beta 11 ready for download with anti-tracking tech

    By 9 February 2011

    In the increasingly competitive world of browsers, where major companies fight it out for a place on your PC, every detail is becoming a battle ground. And with Mozilla's latest announcement of Firefox 4 beta 11 being ready for download, it's also revealed...

  • IE9 gets web anti-tracking tool
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    IE9 gets web anti-tracking tool

    By 8 December 2010

    Microsoft has just announced that it will be implementing an anti-tracking tool to its IE9 (Internet Explorer 9) browser, which should mean websites will be unable to share or learn about your browsing history. The new anti-tracking addition to IE9, which...

  • VIDEO: That Gorillaz IE9 presentation in full
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    VIDEO: That Gorillaz IE9 presentation in full

    By 16 September 2010

    The video that was shown to the tech industry at IE9 Beta's launch last night (15 September) has now made its way onto the Internet for fans of the band (and fans of, er, browsers) to watch. Cunningly, it actually makes what could potentially be a dull...

  • Gorillaz help launch Microsoft's IE9 Beta
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    Gorillaz help launch Microsoft's IE9 Beta

    By 15 September 2010

    Microsoft employed the help of Murdoc and the Gorillaz to launch its IE9 Beta in London tonight (15 September). An exclusively put together video by the team at Zombie Flesh Eaters was shown to a crowd containing none other than Gorillaz co-founders Damon...

  • VIDEO: How much faster is Chrome 7 to Chrome 6? About 20 fish faster
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    VIDEO: How much faster is Chrome 7 to Chrome 6? About 20 fish faster

    By 31 August 2010

    Google on Monday confirmed that Chrome 7 will feature GPU acceleration, allowing it to pull on your computers graphics chip to speed up the browsing experience. But what difference does that actually make in the real word? Daniel Cawrey over at thechromesource.com...

  • Chrome 7 speed boosted by your graphics chip
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    Chrome 7 speed boosted by your graphics chip

    By 30 August 2010

    Google has confirmed that Chrome 7 will feature GPU acceleration allowing it to pull on your computers graphics chip to speed up the browsing experience. “There’s been a lot of work going on to overhaul Chromium’s graphics system” and that the...

  • IE9 beta coming 15 September
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    IE9 beta coming 15 September

    By 13 August 2010

    Microsoft has released the date for its launch of Internet Explorer 9. The beta version will be available to download on the 15 September, the Richmond-based company confirmed, but full details of any new functionality are scant. The company should formally...

  • First Glimpse: Microsoft IE9
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    First Glimpse: Microsoft IE9

    By 24 June 2010

    Microsoft is readying IE9, and Pocket-lint was invited along for a sneak preview of it in action. The software giant will hope that the next version of its browser will be able to regain some of the trust lost by the problems that have blighted previous...

  • Microsoft IE9 browser previewed
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    Microsoft IE9 browser previewed

    By 16 March 2010

    Microsoft has said that it is puzzled as to why people still use IE6, but will continue to support the browser that had its own funeral earlier in the month. The comments, from Microsoft, came as the company unveiled its plans for Internet Explorer 9...