In the South by Southwest Interactive Festival (SXSWi) on Monday Microsoft will be officially opening the next edition of its Internet Explorer browser, IE9. It is an interesting location to open, known that the Austin, Texas, geek fest is packed full of the crowds who have long since trenched Internet Explorer for the definitely hipper meadows of Firefox, Safari or Chrome.
The first and merely release candidate land in users’ hands in early February, the latest browser, will completely open to the public at exactly 9 Pacific time that night. Ryan Gavin, Internet Explorer senior director illustrated the browser as giving up “a more beautiful web.”
Microsoft is going to have a press conference where Gavin said there are still “a few surprises left,” on its release day. Moreover, Microsoft will be throwing a party in Austin in celebration of the latest browser, with hipster-friendly rock act Yeasayer headlining the occasion after that night.
Between the latest features in Internet Explorer 9 is an invigorated look with the browser getting up less space than prior editions of Internet Explorer, and a method to join locations to the Windows task bar. Locations are able to afterward program their pages to perform more similar to desktop applications with things similar to announcements, and the Windows 7 Jump List feature, which is able to jump users to definite parts of a Web page.
The latest browser goes on to be presented only to users of Windows Vista and Windows 7, send-off users of XP–which is the most well-liked OS at 45.3 percent of Windows users– with IE8.
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