Only compatible with Windows 7 or Windows Vista, IE9 was introduced with a range of benefits including improved loading speeds, a download manager, integrated search, and a host of security features that make it ‘safer’ than previous releases. Users will also notice from an aesthetic point of view that IE9 has also cut back on their buttons and toolbars, making the screen space even larger.
Gaining widespread use around 2005/2006, RSS stands for Really Simple Syndication, or Rich Site Summary – depending on who you talk to! Put simply, it gives webmasters the ability to instantly and automatically distribute (or syndicate) their content to subscribers. RSS is a family of web feed formats that are used to publish regularly updated websites (e.g news or blogs), in a standardised format.
It has been talked about for a while but finally Microsoft through its newly released search engine Bing and Yahoo! have struck a deal which will see them have enough market share to begin to tackle the Google dominance.
The full version of Internet Explorer 8 was released to the public today. At DBG we’ve been trialling and testing the beta versions of IE8 for quite some time so we knew what we’d be up against when the browser was released to the masses!