Microsoft’s new launch ‘Internet Explorer 9’

Microsoft yesterday launched its new browser IE9 at Austin, Texas. The browser has many features like Pinned sites (where you can go to your favorite site’s directly from windows taskbar without opening a new browser page, to do so click the icon on the left of the web address in One box/ tab of the website/ websites icon on the new tab page, and drag it to the taskbar. The pinned site appears to be a separate site from IE9. The pinned site also has a Jump list/ some have thumbnail preview controls similar to play and pause like in a video/ have icon overlays which display informations like status of the website.), new graphic capabilities and improved performance, Extensive HTML 5 support, Hardware accelerated text, graphics and video so that they act like the programs installed in your pc.

The installation of the browser is shorter and streamlined therefore the installation process is faster than its previous versions. Its other features include Snap (where you can view any two sites/ pages at same time by dragging them on opposite edges of your screen, and they appear side-by-side), One Box (for both navigating to a site and to start a search), Smart screen filter with Anti-phishing protection, Application reputation, Anti-malware protection and etc.,

Microsoft getting ready to launch IE9 supporting HTML5,CSS3 and Graphics

Microsoft today has published news on its new IE9 supporting more advanced web features than the other latest browsers like google chrome,firefox etc.Main point when compared to previous version is performance.Atleast it is supposed to increase the performance by 50%.

Microsoft has given an option to have test drive and hands on with its latest version.Find below the link for the same
Main features are
  • Support for HTML5
  •          html5 by itself has introduced many new features and many new elements and attributes.Other exiting features in HTML5 are Drag and drop,Canvas element as available inSilverlight and support for CSS3
  • Support for Scalable Vector Graphics
  • Support for animation like Drag and Drop,Flying effect,Zooming effect