First, there was the internet and then came the Internet Explorer! Today, we are waiting for the launch of Internet Explorer 9 to give web browsing a whole new definition.
Microsoft is all set to launch its latest Internet Explorer version, Internet Explorer 9. The beta version of this new browser will be available very soon, and you can have a first-hand look at how it works, and find out for yourself why you can you switch to the Internet Explorer 9 in place of other regular web browsers.
Microsoft launched its internet web browser, Internet Explorer in 1995. Since then, the Internet Explorer has become the most popular browser worldwide. It has been the most used web browser since 1999 and attained a record peak of 95% usage share with Internet Explorer 5 and Internet Explorer 6, in 2002 and 2003 respectively. The current version is the Internet Explorer 8, used by all and sundry.
The development of Internet Explorer 9 began shortly after Internet Explorer 8 was launched. Microsoft had announced about Internet Explorer 9 in PDC 2009, and they spoke mainly on how the new version takes advantage of hardware acceleration in DirectX so that there is an improved performance of web applications, and at the same time, also to improve the quality of web typography.
You can have a look at the developer preview on Internet Explorer 9 and check out the cool features for yourself!
Although Internet Explorer is a killer, people have made a Voodoo Doll to Kill Internet Explorer; and yet we can expect the 9th version to be better.