During the latter half of 2012, Firefox has once again overtaken Chrome as the number-two browser for desktop computers, and Internet Explorer has not only stayed on top but has actually seen some small gains.
Microsoft wasn’t at all shy today about proclaiming the awesomeness of Internet Explorer 9 for Windows Phone 7, which will be part of a major fall update for the mobile platform.
Mozilla’s Firefox 4 browser trounced Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 in first day downloads when it launched last week, but now it’s further walloping Microsoft’s browser by snagging twice as much usage in half the time, according to data from NetApplications.
Microsoft recently launched Internet Explorer 9, which VentureBeat’s Devindra Hardawar said is the company’s “prettiest browser yet”. I spoke to corporate vice president Dean Hachamovitch about the launch, and he said that prettiness comes from “a new approach” to Internet browsers.
Microsoft’s long journey to revitalize Internet Explorer, and make it a competitive web browser against speedy upstarts like Google Chrome, finally reached its end tonight. A few hours ago, Microsoft made the final version of Internet Explorer 9 available on its Beauty of the Web site.
Microsoft announced today that the final version of Internet Explorer 9 will be available on March 14 at 9 p.m. Pacific time, marking the end to several months of testing of its bold new browser design.
Microsoft’s latest web browser, Internet Explorer 9, is coming out of beta today and takes IE’s minimalist design attitude even further.
The latest iteration of Microsoft’s Windows operating system, Windows 7, has sold 240 million copies in its first year of being on the market, Microsoft announced today.
Microsoft’s newest version of its oft-maligned Web browser, Internet Explorer 9, was downloaded about 6 million times in September and has started gaining a good bit of momentum.
As Microsoft brags about the upcoming version of its Internet Explorer Web browser, one talking point has been improvements to the company’s Bing search engine: Thanks to Internet Explorer 9′s support for the HTML5 format, Bing can do more to incorporate animation and rich media.