Tag Archives: Browsers

Microsoft Gives Rival Browsers a Lift

NYT – “Rivals of Microsoft’s market-leading Web browser have attracted a flurry of interest since the company, fulfilling a regulatory requirement, started making it easier for European users of its Windows operating system to switch.”h

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EU urged to level playing field for Web browsers

Reuters – ” first sight, Microsoft’s browser Choice Screen (www.browserchoice.eu) shows its own Internet Explorer, Mozilla’s Firefox, Apple Inc’s Safari and Google Inc’s Chrome. It is not immediately obvious that the remaining choices are available by scrolling to the right of the Web page.”

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Microsoft about to offer Windows users a browser choice screen

Guardian – “Some European Windows users could soon see the “browser ballot” screen that makes it easier for them to choose an alternative browser, as a result of an agreement that helped settle an anti-trust case brought by the European Commission”

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Internet Explorer Tips: Inline Search, Gmail, Xmarks

InfoWorld – “While it's easy for a Mozilla Firefox diehard like me to turn my nose up at Internet Explorer, the fact is that Microsoft's browser has made a lot of progress. You've no doubt heard about newfangled features like Accelerators and Web Slices (see Preston Gralla's IE 8 review for details), but IE 8 also has plenty of small but worthwhile usability improvements. This week let's see how you can get the most from Microsoft's new browser.”

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