Internet Explorer News
Goodbye Internet Explorer: Microsoft finally retires the ailing web browser after 27 years
June 15 will be remembered from now on as the day when Microsoft finally pulled the plug on Internet Explorer, an iconic web browser which was very divisive among users. Microsoft is relying on Edge, its latest browser to take on Chrome and bring back Microsoft’s glory days.
So long Internet Explorer; Microsoft to finally retire once-dominant browser
Users marked Explorer's passing on Twitter, with some referring to it as a "bug-ridden, insecure POS" or the "top browser for installing other browsers.
We’re just not compatible any more: why Microsoft finally dumped Internet Explorer
A break down of some of the possible reasons why Microsoft shut down the Internet Explorer, and what we can learn from it.
Microsoft Teams support for Internet Explorer 11 ends, Microsoft 365 apps support to end by mid August 2021
Microsoft’s online services such as Office 365, OneDrive, and Outlook are also soon not going to work on Internet Explorer 11.
Microsoft will stop support for Internet Explorer 11, Legacy Edge by 2021
Microsoft says Microsoft Teams will stop supporting Internet Explorer 11 from 30 November 2020.
The Firefox browser will be supported on Windows XP and Windows Vista until June 2018: Mozilla
While XP was one of Microsoft’s best operating systems, it made its debut 16 years ago in 2001.
An Internet Explorer bug allows hackers to capture all the text that you enter in the address bar
A researcher has disclosed an Internet Explorer bug that allows a hacker to steal the text from the browser’s address bar.
Tech giants and antitrust violations: Google is not the first and it will not be the last
While Google is currently battling the EC for its shopping mess up, here is a look at the other companies that ran into trouble with the EC.
Meet Opera Neon, the experimental browser that might replace your desktop
Opera Neon is an alternative, experimental browser from Opera that wants to give us a glimpse into the future of computing.
Google Chrome became more popular than Internet Explorer in 2016
The tipping point happened in March 2016, where Chrome users exceeded Internet Explorer users.
Google Chrome 55 will consume less RAM, promises Google
Google Chrome is a notorious resource hog. It’s been known to gobble up all the free RAM on your system and drain your battery at an alarming rate. Come December, and all this is set to change.
Windows 10 is on 300 million devices, free upgrade to end on 29 July
Microsoft just announced on its Windows Experience Blog that over 300 million users have installed Microsoft Windows 10 on their devices.
Microsoft updates Edge, adds support for browser extensions and pinned tabs
Microsoft’s Edge browser finally enters the modern age. In a recent blog post, Microsoft announced that their Edge browser is finally getting some truly modern features including support for browser extensions, pinned tabs and a “paste and go” option.
You can now run Windows 95 in a web browser!
Yesteryear Windows 95 can now run in a web browser, thanks to programmer Andrea Faulds who has designed a website to simulate the two-decade old operating system. The OS can be ran in the browser due to Emscripten, DOSBox and Em-DOSBox programs.
Microsoft to pull the plug on Internet Explorer 8,9 and 10 support early next week
Come January 12, 2016 only the most current version of Internet Explorer (IE) - i.e. Internet Explorer 11 will receive technical supports and security updates.
Microsoft wants you to give its Edge browser a chance
Look's like Microsoft is taking steps to encourage more people to use the company's new Edge browser. Reportedly, the software giant has added a new prompt targeting users switching default apps.
Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 will soon support WhatsApp: Report
One of the most popular messaging service WhatsApp, which is available as a web extension allows a user to send and receive messages in browsers such as Google Chrome, Safari, Firefox and Opera.
Finally it's here: Skype for web now available globally, make calls without app install
In a blog post yesterday, Skype announced that Skype for Web (Beta) is now available worldwide! In addition to English and Hindi, Skype for Web supports Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German and several others.
Now make Skype calls without app install; browser service enters public beta
Microsoft's voice and video calling app Skype is continuing to step into the browser space with a US and UK beta of Skype for Web via skype.com.
How the Tor Project is bringing anonymity back to the web
Between government surveillance programs and websites that track users' location and browsing habits, anonymity is hardly a given on today's web. But there are a few solutions available for those looking to go incognito. Among the most ambitious initiatives in this vein is the Tor Project.