Yet another bad month for this Microsoft Browser. According to the Net Application, Internet Explorer's market share has gone below 60% for the first time. IE user base continues to decrease with the April 2010 stats showing 59.95% share of IE.
[video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OIZUdZdFzOo&feature=player_embedded 480x300]The boys from Download Squad made a test between Firefox 3.7, Internet Explorer 9, Chrome and Opera to see who's the faster browser for Windows. The results are:
I use Ubuntu 12.10. When I want to register for a service in some website, a messagebox appears saying "Please use Internet Explorer to use this item". The webdesigner assumes all users use Ms windows!
Is there any way this bypass this false assumption in Ubuntu?
I have Wine installed but I couldn't find it's explorer.
It used to be relatively easy for people to pick which browser to use, and one of the reasons that Microsoft's Internet Explorer still has dominant browser share is simpy that it came bundled with millions of copies of Windows on new computers. Firefox, more than any other browser of the last several years, made it a bit more complicated to decide on a browser.
Many of us started our IT life through Windows and Cyber life through IE and so we are probably the only one who can understand what it felt when we shifted and explored this web using Firefox - Freedom . This Browser is one of the most popular open source products of all time. It has a vast fan following but now its not the only option available to users.
Microsoft's three-day conference for web designers and developers -- MIX -- has just begun in Las Vegas. After a rather odd yo-yo-based introductory fanfare, details about Microsoft's upcoming products have already started to emerge.