Friday, February 6, 2009

New Features in IE8

What's been cooking at microsoft lately?
New Features for Internet Explorer. Here are some of those new feature:

Accelerators

Accelerators let you map directions, translate words, email your friends, and more in just a few mouse clicks. Learn more.

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Common accelerator showing driving directions

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.

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The InPrivate button on the Address Bar

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.

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A common Web Slice

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.

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A search showing visual content

SmartScreen Filter

New security features help to protect you against deceptive and malicious websites which can compromise your data, privacy and identity. Learn more.

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[Taken from Microsoft blog]

1 comments:

ie8fan said...

Great wrap up! See all these features in action at the IE8 YouTube page.

http://www.youtube.com/user/ie8videos

JRP
Internet Explorer Outreach Team

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