Internet Explorer 9 archive

  • Xbox 360 set for Kinect controlled Internet Explorer browsing
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    Xbox 360 set for Kinect controlled Internet Explorer browsing

    By 11 May 2012

    Xbox 360 users will soon be able to surf the web using Kinect gesture controls as Microsoft works on a modified version of Internet Explorer 9. Currently the Xbox 360’s browsing credentials is restricted to media results via Bing voice search. However,...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'
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    Internet Explorer boss: Chrome 'massive challenge'

    By 10 January 2012

    You may have read earlier this week that Internet Explorer, so long the undisputed king of the browser world, is under serious threat from Google's Chrome for the no.1 crown. Pocket-lint asked Gabby Hegerty, the new Internet Explorer Lead in the UK,...

  • Microsoft gets its IE9 HTML5 game on with Cut the Rope
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    Microsoft gets its IE9 HTML5 game on with Cut the Rope

    By 10 January 2012

    Just as it did when it tuned in Last.fm for HTML5 scrobbling, Microsoft is flexing its IE9 HTML5 muscles again - this time by bringing Cut The Rope to the browser, as shown by CEO Steve Ballmer during his keynote presentation. That's right Om Nom lovers,...

  • Internet Explorer to automatically update in future
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    Internet Explorer to automatically update in future

    By 15 December 2011

    Google's Chrome browser already does it, but now Microsoft Internet Explorer browser is to offer automatic updates so users don't have to bother wondering whether they have the latest update or not. "Today we are sharing our plan to automatically upgrade...

  • Microsoft tunes in Last.fm for IE9 HTML5 scrobbling
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    Microsoft tunes in Last.fm for IE9 HTML5 scrobbling

    By 14 December 2011

    Microsoft has teamed up with music streaming radio service Last.fm for a new online portal to its "three million up and coming unsigned artists." Pocket-lint was invited to a demo of the HTML5-powered site at the tech giant's offices in London and we...

  • Internet Explorer 9 downloaded 2.35m times already
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    Internet Explorer 9 downloaded 2.35m times already

    By 17 March 2011

    Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 - or IE9 as it's know to it’s mates - has, it seems, lots of new friends. Microsoft has just announced that even though people have been playing with the beta for little over a year – the new browser has been downloaded...

  • Internet Explorer 9 review
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    Internet Explorer 9 review

    By 15 March 2011

    For years Internet Explorer has been a bit of a joke; buggy, slow, insecure and breaking web standards. Well, IE 6 might have been all that; IE 7 had so much catching up to do that it didn’t address enough standards, although it did make significant...

  • 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...

  • Microsoft: IE9 will be Windows only
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    Microsoft: IE9 will be Windows only

    By 15 March 2011

    Microsoft will not be creating versions of IE9 for platforms other than Windows, Mark Quirk, IE9 product manager, has told Pocket-lint. Nor will it operate on XP. “Windows is a business we know,” Quirk told us after we asked him if there were plans...

  • 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...