Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 26th Jan 2009 22:09 UTC, submitted by mrmeander
Internet Explorer IE8 has emerged from beta, with the arrival of its first release candidate. The IE development team now considers the browser platform- and feature-complete, but won't say how long untill it goes gold. got an early look and has posted a full review of Internet Explorer 8 RC1. The release candidate differs only slightly from beta 2, most notably in its InPrivate browsing feature, compatibility view, and improved performance. The browser has also been made more secure, and it gives users convenient new ways to use web resources. IE8's color-coded tab system, improved address bar, and enhanced privacy protections are noteworthy.
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Responsive UI?
by J.R. on Mon 26th Jan 2009 23:38 UTC
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I actually liked the IE7 look...however I found the UI rather unresponsive and went back to firefox after a couple of weeks. I don't like it how the entire browser hangs every time I load a page. Get the feeling the IO is programmed in the GUI-thread.

Does IE8 have the same problem?

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