After the launch of Internet Explorer 7 and IE 8 Beta, now it’s time to get hold of the brand new version of the browser named IE 8, which is launched in the month of March 2009. After the great success of both its predecessors this product has become popular in the market before its launch. This browser is compatible with all the versions of the windows such as Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008. It is also suitable for the upcoming versions such as Windows 7 and Windows Server 2008 R2 operating systems
Some of the latest developments that were done with the IE 8 are- Security, this browser is very secure for web browsing and has a very strong firewall protection against frauds. The user interface is very easy to use and simple. Any layman can use the software easily. There are developments in the field of RSS and Cascading style sheets that made it to capture sites very prominently. Ajax version has also been updated in this version. There is also a mechanism of suggested sites in this new version. While people are browsing, it shows some of the sites that can help the user in finding the correct and desired information.
The other new features of the Browser are- Accelerators; this is a new kind of technology that totally eliminates copy paste options. One has to select the text, and it takes the user to the suggested search or a geographical map based on the selected address. Screen filter is also a feature of IE 8; through this the user will be protected form viewing the harmful and unsecured sites. One more function of the software is Web slices, which show the site in small icons on the favorites bar, which will be updated at regular intervals. The user has to subscribe for this option.