Your Ancient Internet Explorer Is Wasting Everyone's Time and Money

The NYTimes' spectacular multimedia feature "Snow Fall: The Avalanche at Tunnel Creek," is incredible. The elegant design and tasteful extras only contribute to the gripping narrative. It's everything we've been promised about the journalism of the future. But if you're looking at it on Internet Explorer 8, you're… » 1/02/13 3:20pm 1/02/13 3:20pm

Microsoft Sends Out Weird Press Kit for IE 8 Beta

I got this super weird IE 8 press kit from Microsoft in the mail a little while ago. I don't think the phrase "slicing the web" has ever been used by anybody » 9/17/08 5:00pm 9/17/08 5:00pm to refer to browser usage. . Still, it's a decent effort (even if it is just for IE 8 beta 2 and not the final release), and I can always use more gauze.…

Porn Browser Wars Heat Up, Firefox Goes Incognito, Too

In a response to Google Chrome's Incognito » 9/12/08 10:20am 9/12/08 10:20am mode and IE8's (s), Firefox beta 3.1 (hitting next month) will have a privacy mode of its own that will "ensure that users can't be tracked when doing 'private' things" according to Mozilla. There hasn't been such tacit, industry-wide unification for perversion since cocoa…

Microsoft to Set IE8 Apart From Chrome by Giving It Twice the Bloat

Here's something you don't want to hear describing your latest browser: "epically porcine." Yes, that's exactly how software research firm Devil Mountain CEO Craig Barth described it. Just how bad is the bloat on the latest beta? Well, on a 10-site scenario test, Firefox 3.0.1 consumed 159MB of memory. IE7 consumed a… » 9/03/08 3:10pm 9/03/08 3:10pm

Microsoft Confirms "Porn Mode" For IE 8, Calls it "InPrivate" (Still…

Microsoft has confirmed the rumor » 8/27/08 6:10pm 8/27/08 6:10pm floating around last week that IE 8 would get its own "porn mode"—or "private browsing mode" if you insist on being mature about it. Amusingly enough, they have dubbed their service InPrivate, which sounds even filthier if you ask me. UPDATE: Beta 2 is now available . [ via via ]

IE 8 Could Get "Porn Mode": Would it Change Your Mind About IE?

What is the best way for IE to gain market share back from Firefox? Porn. That's right-when it comes to the internet, the answer is always porn. You know it, I know it, and apparently Microsoft knows it because there are rumors floating around » 8/19/08 8:40pm 8/19/08 8:40pm that they may incorporate a private browsing feature, a.k.a "porn mode,"…