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Submitted by AgentWhite 580d ago | article

Has Internet Explorer Become a Tool to Download Google Chrome Or Mozilla FireFox?

TechFlashed : IE 9 is much more modern than IE8 , IE is evolving in right direction but still it cannot be called a modern web browser as it lags behind in many important areas.Internet Explorer has been holding down developers in creating awesome design which can really make the web more beautiful. (Browsers, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, Software, Web)

AgentWhite  +   580d ago
why don't microsoft comes up with somthing better ? even IE 9 fails to impress.
inf3cted1  +   580d ago
What would I do without IE? Need to download that firefox somehow.
AgentWhite  +   580d ago
Yeah , Exactly that why its definition should change, The Latest Version IE9 -They somehow tried to copy chrome but at the back-end working is still the same .
Longest I used IE is about 2 mins after fresh Windows install.

Used windows 8 for 25 days though! Typing on win7 right now.
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Wintersun616  +   580d ago
What do you mean "has it become"? It's been that way for years.
Zerg  +   580d ago
Horribly Written!
namyrb  +   580d ago
Conisdering that IE is the most used browser by far... I'd say no
dee-ecks  +   580d ago
"Most used"??? Doubt it kid.
Speed-Racer  +   580d ago
As of mid April 2012 and back, it was at the top of the browser market share list. Not a surprising fact given how many corporations either have it installed and are too lazy to install another default browser or force it as the only option for control management purposes.

Edit - corrected the removal point.
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dee-ecks  +   580d ago
you make a good point
SilentNegotiator  +   580d ago
"Not a surprising fact given how many corporations either have it installed and are too lazy to remove it"

Remove IE? IMPOSSIBRU!
Speed-Racer  +   580d ago
@Silent - LOOOOL! My bad. Meant to say they're too lazy to set another browser as default.
Horny Melon  +   580d ago
Yeah pretty much. When doing a fresh OS install Internet explorer is used just long enough to install firefox and then never opened again.
AgentWhite  +   580d ago
Lol , Exactly . Microsoft needs to think on it.
Speed-Racer  +   580d ago
Obvious article is obvious.
faizanshakyboy  +   580d ago
hahaha, i use it for the same purpose :-p
AgentWhite  +   580d ago
Developers hate Internet Explorer Too . lol
there is no one out there loving IE , What are the IE developers doing. They have a awesome change to make IE a huge platform for Microsoft as it comes integrated in windows.Still they come with a trash update which reaches only a minor audience because of the Update process if from windows updates.
miyamoto  +   580d ago
Google Chrome FTW
noprin  +   580d ago
lol
chadwarden  +   579d ago
yes
RuleofOne343  +   579d ago
MS & Apple need to merge their OS , can you imagine the blow it would deal to the industry. picture the 2 R&D teams working together, MS pc shares + the Apple share + followers. Possibilities are endless. plus them other os would curl up die, go broke ,disappear . would love to see this happen love both OS.JMT
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MadMen  +   579d ago
Yes

IE = WEAK

Chrome4Life
Soldierone  +   579d ago
No. I use IE to download Firefox, set that as my default, then use Firefox to download Chrome as a backup browser ;P
weap0nx  +   579d ago
Simple yes cause IE sucks
indubitably  +   579d ago
I really don't understand why people still say that IE sucks, the only thing I feel chrome has on it anymore is how well having 1 profile through different computers works. IE9 definitely starts up and browses faster on my more powerful computers. On the low end computer I have tried them on (still running win8) chrome couldn't even run youtube smoothly, IE did it without a problem. In the first case I can see consistency issues or the lack of personalization to cause you to go with chrome, but it isn't even an option for some people.

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