Computers and Internet

IE 8.2 beta – Internet Explorer new

So far I really like IE 8.2 the only thing that I have had an issue with is  – for some reason it gets an error on the page but if you click on the
compatibility view it works.  I don’t know what the error is but I did send it to the contact info.  I have not had issues with any other site.  I know the features were probably already available in firefox but I need IE for sharepoint and our memberhsip database.  There are still some compatibility issues with the .net.
But I really like testing new products – something about the challenge to see what I can find wrong.
Here is an overview from the site
See what we’ve done to put the web at your service and make Internet Explorer 8 the best browser for everyday browsing.
Accelerators let you efficiently complete your everyday browsing activities like mapping directions, translating words, emailing your friends, and more in just a few mouse clicks. Learn more.
InPrivate Browsing
Browse the web without saving your history with Internet Explorer 8’s InPrivate Browsing. Now you can shop for that special gift with confidence knowing your family won’t accidentally find out or use a shared computer without leaving a trace. Learn More.
Web Slices
Keep up with changes to the sites you care about most. Add a Web Slice and you won’t have to go back to the same website again and again for updates on news, stock quotes, online auctions, weather, or even sports scores. Learn more.
Search suggestions
Search smarter with detailed suggestions from your favorite search providers and browsing history. See visual previews and get suggested content topics while you type in the enhanced Instant Search Box. Learn more.
SmartScreen Filter
New security features help to protect you against deceptive and malicious websites which can compromise your data, privacy and identity. Learn more.
Web Slices
How many times a day do you check for updates to e-mail, weather reports, sports scores, stock quotes, auction items email and so on? Until now this was a manual process, where you had to go to those sites to check for changes or new information.
Using Web Slices, you can keep up with frequently updated sites directly from the Favorites Bar. If a Web Slice is available on a page, a green Web Slices icon will appear in the upper-right hand corner of the browser. You can then easily subscribe and add them to the Favorites Bar or delete Web Slices that are no longer desired.

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