Chrome and Firefox Users Make Better Employees

Have you ever griped at your company's IT department for forcing you to use Internet Explorer? Chances are, you weren't being difficult: you were just trying to be a better employee. » 3/18/15 10:00pm 3/18/15 10:00pm

What Are Your Earliest Web Browser Memories?

Microsoft has rung the death knell for Internet Explorer — and it's likely that few of us will mourn. IE has been sort of a joke for years, but there was a time when it was mighty. How far back into browser history do you go? Tell us what you remember. » 3/17/15 6:30pm 3/17/15 6:30pm

This Is How Microsoft's New Spartan Browser Will (Probably) Work

Microsoft first revealed that Internet Explorer was to be replaced by a new browser—codenamed Spartan—back in January. Now, a new leaked video reveals what it will look like. » 3/03/15 6:57am 3/03/15 6:57am

Report: Microsoft Could Ditch IE For a New Browser Named "Spartan"

Windows 10 should bring lots of changes to Microsoft's operating system, including a possible overhaul of Internet Explorer. Many believed the beleaguered browser would be getting an update with codename "Spartan," including much needed additions like extension support. Now, ZDNet reports that Spartan may in fact be a… » 12/29/14 12:57pm 12/29/14 12:57pm

It's Time For an Internet Explorer 6 Intervention

The few remaining users of Internet Explorer 6 are about to get a rude awakening when the internet abruptly stops working for them very soon. It's about time. » 10/15/14 10:36am 10/15/14 10:36am

Never Forget That Internet Explorer Is Boundless and Will Outlive Us All

With all the excitement bubbling up around the Windows 10 announcement, now is as good a time as any to take a look at the state of Internet Explorer . And, as has been the case since the dawn of time, more people use IE than every other browser combined. Just as they will continue to do until the End Days. » 10/01/14 10:10am 10/01/14 10:10am

Microsoft Thought About Renaming Internet Explorer to Escape Its Bad Rep

What do you think of when you think of Internet Explorer? Unsupported error messages, crashing, grandparents, death's sweet embrace—generally not-great things. And the people who brought you IE know that, which is why they actually considered changing its name to something—anything—else. » 8/14/14 6:31pm 8/14/14 6:31pm

The Best (And Worst) Browser For Your Laptop's Battery Life

Ever wondered how much the weight of 10,000 open browser tabs is dragging down your laptop's battery? Fear not: AnandTech just dug into the particulars with a delightfully detailed test to find out which browser is the biggest battery hog. This information could save mankind('s laptop batteries). » 8/13/14 3:12pm 8/13/14 3:12pm

Internet Explorer rolled out a developer version today, and among the goodies hidden inside is support for the Xbox 360 controller (and hopefully also the superior Xbox One one). Controller-based webgames could be a fun reason to pick up IE again. For a little while at least. » 6/16/14 12:59pm 6/16/14 12:59pm

You Can Download Adobe's Patch for the Internet Explorer Flaw Right Now…

Just a little over a day after Microsoft revealed a massive Internet Explorer vulnerability, Adobe is pushing out an emergency security update to patch the Flash-enabled flaw. In other words, if you're an IE user (and statistically 26 percent of you are), go download it right now. » 4/28/14 3:43pm 4/28/14 3:43pm

New Vulnerability Found in Every Single Version of Internet Explorer

According to a confirmation by Microsoft late last night, a new zero day vulnerability has been found to affect every version of Internet Explorer. In other words—over a quarter of the entire browser market. » 4/27/14 3:00pm 4/27/14 3:00pm

Website Buys Customers New Computers To Avoid Dealing With IE7

Have you been mocking Grandma for holding fast to a clunky, barely functional copy of Internet Explorer 7? Get ready to eat your words. A nurse and patient-pairing website has decided that, rather than put up with customers trying to run IE 7, it's just going to buy them a whole new computer, goddammit—fancy new… » 1/31/14 12:00pm 1/31/14 12:00pm

What The Most Popular Web Browser Is in Each Country in the World

The green is Chrome. The blue is Internet Explorer. The orange-ish color is Firefox. If you can see any red or grey that would be Opera and Safari, respectively. And though I personally believe all browsers have become horrible in their own ways, having Chrome at the top of most country's usage list according to… » 7/01/13 10:00pm 7/01/13 10:00pm

Internet Explorer 10 for Windows 7 Is Finally Available for Download

Windows 7 users are finally getting Internet Explorer 10. They'll be auto-upgraded in a few weeks, but you can go ahead and download the updated browser starting today. » 2/26/13 9:52am 2/26/13 9:52am

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

Internet Explorer Says the Mayans Were Right Because IE10 Is Actually…

In another excellent ad for Internet Explorer 10, IE pokes fun of itself saying that the sign of apocalypse is here because Internet Explorer 10 is actually good now. This follows up their hilarious video ad which showed Internet trolls saying IE10 sucked... less. What a hot streak of hilarious self deprecating humor! » 12/20/12 1:00am 12/20/12 1:00am

Ads in Internet Explorer Could Be Tracking Your Mouse

If you still use Internet Explorer, there's more to worry about than a crappy browsing experience. Microsoft has confirmed that it's looking in to a "mouse tracking" flaw which affects IE 6 through 10. » 12/14/12 4:31am 12/14/12 4:31am

Microsoft Looks Deep in the Heart of Internet Explorer Trolls

You may not have noticed—why would you have?—but Internet Explorer has actually gotten markedly better! Better enough, anyway, to possibly soften to hardest-hearted internet troublemaker. » 11/29/12 9:57am 11/29/12 9:57am

Xbox 360 Dashboard Update: Oh Hey Internet Explorer for Your TV

Starting today, Microsoft will officially release a new software update to all Xbox 360 users that will include a big blue icon with an 'e' stamped on it. Yep, the Xbox 360 is finally getting Internet Explorer, a real browser for your TV. » 10/16/12 12:00am 10/16/12 12:00am