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Old 01-27-2009, 12:13 AM
 
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Redmond, WA (AHN) - Microsoft Corp. on Monday released a nearly finalized version of its new web browser Internet Explorer 8.

The Redmond, Washington-based firm said the IE 8 is faster, easier to use, and more secure than rival web browsers Firefox, Chrome and Safari.

Microsoft's Latest Internet Browser Out | AHN | January 27, 2009 (http://www.allheadlinenews.com/articles/7013847499 - broken link)
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Old 01-27-2009, 05:10 AM
 
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Your headline is not accurate. "Nearly finalized" is not "out".
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Old 01-27-2009, 08:43 AM
 
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Yeah, and 7 was better too. That explains my wife sitting over there cussing her IE all the time because it freezes and crashes. I will eventually get her to use FF, I think....
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Old 01-27-2009, 11:39 AM
 
Location: Land of Thought and Flow
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As long as there are no red rings to worry about...
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Old 02-13-2009, 02:33 AM
 
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Using IE8....little bit better I guess than 7 but not much.
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Old 02-13-2009, 09:20 AM
 
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M$ bloatware. 16MB download for a browser............... I'll pass
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Old 02-13-2009, 04:35 PM
 
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M$ bloatware. 16MB download for a browser............... I'll pass
Yea, that's an intelligent way to rate a browser, the size of the download, you better not go anywhere near Safari, it's 39MB.
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Old 02-13-2009, 06:20 PM
 
Location: Boston
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Firefox with NoScript and AdBlock Plus...yeah I might use the new MS piece of crap which will have security holes and more popups than most websites...
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Old 02-14-2009, 06:02 AM
 
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I've been using it since it existed, never had any problems, none of those popups you say are a problem, don't get viruses or malware. A browser is a tool, it does what you tell it to do. Those that need something else to prevent themselves from getting viruses or malware should look at their surfing habits, it's a poor craftsman that blames his tools.
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Old 02-15-2009, 09:06 AM
 
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Yea, that's an intelligent way to rate a browser, the size of the download, you better not go anywhere near Safari, it's 39MB.
Big bloated code runs slower and is a sign of poor programming design, so yes it is a very valid metric to judge a program.
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