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Internet Explorer 9 coming to a computer near you

18.8.2010 by James Crawshaw

Microsoft and its partner developers are gearing up for the release of the latest in their incarnation of web browser, Internet Explorer. This release, in the 15th year since IE 1, will be the 9th instalment of the much used (51% market share) browser. Microsoft openly announced commitments to the audience at their PDC09 (professional developer conference) including: Internet Explorer 9 would help enable the same markup to work across browsers Internet Explorer 9 would be all-round fast Through Windows and modern hardware, Internet Explorer 9 would unlock the next class of experiences for the web And the browser looks…

IIS Enhancements!

18.11.2009 by James Crawshaw

Over at the Windows Server Divison Team WebLog, news that a couple of new addons for IIS have been released.  Take advantage of these new technologies and the latest Windows Server operating system and see your site soar up the…

Web PI 2.0

7.10.2009 by James Crawshaw

This week, Microsoft launched their Web Platform Installer 2.0 tool. This simple to use, extremely lightweight piece of software allows end users to quickly and easily install a plethora of free Web Platform software. What's great about this is that…

What’s Chrome Speed Without Server Speed?

1.6.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Google has reiterated the importance of speed in its search rankings just as it has announced a 30% boost in response times for its Chrome web browser portal. Google, in fact, suggests that speed is the most important factor of…

Google Street View Polarises British Views

24.3.2009 by Stephen McNamara

Google has launched its remarkable Street View service of British cities to a mixed reaction. Supporters of the technology marvel at its cleverness and talk about how the service can revolutionise how people research cities to visit and houses to…

Brits Prepared to be Monitored to get Personalised Browsing

19.3.2009 by Stephen McNamara

New research from Brand Republic has found that the British public are prepared to have their browsing monitored to facilitate a more personalised service from the search engine providers. Apparently Google intends to monitor user habits in order to target…

December 8th – The Biggest Day in eCommerce

8.12.2008 by Mother Superior

Done your Christmas shopping yet? Planning to avoid the high street cram this coming weekend by shopping online? Well you are not the only one. More and more of us are doing our holiday gift buying online as the convenience…

Browser Wars Continue

10.1.2007 by Mother Superior

Browser usage statistics for 2006, provided by Net Applications show that Mozilla has once again decreased the margin between IE and Firefox. Two years ago Microsoft was providing the web interface for 90 per cent of Internet users. Now more…

Opera’s New Browser Worth a Look

20.6.2006 by Mother Superior

Many Internet users and even some web developers are still choosing to ignore the fact that there are more browsers available than just Internet Explorer. The Opera team has quietly built a name for itself and the new browser Opera…

Welcome to Userville

16.5.2006 by Chris N

Working in IT is only marginally less stressful than working at CTU, a recent poll suggests. Well colour me surprised - bet if you did a similar poll of carribean beach-bar barmen they'd be moaning about the hazards of falling…