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Old 06-05-2011, 04:49 PM
 
Location: Tennessee/Michigan
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SAN FRANCISCO, June 3 (UPI) -- Google says it is phasing out support for older Web browsers running the company's Web applications like Gmail, Google Calendar, Talk, Docs and Sites.

After ending support Aug. 1, those Web services could eventually stop working for those sticking with older browsers like IE7, Safari 3, Firefox 3.5 and their predecessors, the company said.



Read more: Google dropping support for older browsers - UPI.com
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Old 06-05-2011, 10:48 PM
 
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Makes sense. Those browsers are old and are expensive to support.
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Old 06-05-2011, 11:19 PM
 
Location: Louisiana
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LoL IE7. My god that horrible browser needs to die already.
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Old 06-06-2011, 03:51 AM
 
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I still have hits from IE 5.5 on my site, IE6 makes up about 5%. IE7 comes in around 10% and the majority is IE8 with 38%.
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Old 06-06-2011, 01:11 PM
 
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I still have hits from IE 5.5 on my site, IE6 makes up about 5%. IE7 comes in around 10% and the majority is IE8 with 38%.
And are likely running XP SP1, no firewall or anti-virus
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Old 06-06-2011, 02:42 PM
 
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And are likely running XP SP1, no firewall or anti-virus
Unfortunately, that is almost always the case. "THESE AUTOMATIC UPDATE NOTIFICATIONS ARE SO ANNOYING!!! Let me turn them off....there, that's better...no more notifications, no more updating "
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Old 06-06-2011, 04:54 PM
 
Location: Louisiana
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Unfortunately, that is almost always the case. "THESE AUTOMATIC UPDATE NOTIFICATIONS ARE SO ANNOYING!!! Let me turn them off....there, that's better...no more notifications, no more updating "

I used to tell my sister, if you hate the notifications so much, just make it automatic. Now she hates that windows automatically updates itself because it doesn't shutdown right away.
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Old 06-06-2011, 07:19 PM
 
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I used to tell my sister, if you hate the notifications so much, just make it automatic. Now she hates that windows automatically updates itself because it doesn't shutdown right away.
Sometimes people make my head hurt, cause you just can't fix stupid.

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