Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 12th Apr 2011 18:33 UTC
Internet Explorer So, have you installed Internet Explorer 9 yet on your Windows machine? No? Well, feel assured in the knowledge that at MIX11 today, Microsoft announced Internet Explorer 10, while also pushing out the very first preview release. Also, IE10 (can I call it IEX? Can I? Can I?) was demonstrated running on Windows for ARM.
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RE[4]: HW accel, blah
by smitty on Wed 13th Apr 2011 07:02 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: HW accel, blah"
smitty
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"Saying HW is bloat for the browser is like saying Compiz is bloat for x.org.

I say that. Why would you need a powerful GPU to smoothly render basic things like windows and web pages ? E17 shows pretty well that you don't need it. GPUs are for heavy tasks like 1080p video decoding, 3D games, or multimedia creation, that power shouldn't be needed otherwise.
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A lot of people want to play 3D games in their web browser. No one's saying the Google home page needs acceleration, but doing 3D and animations on the GPU just makes sense. Even if you don't need it, you'll still end up saving power and better utilizing the hardware on lower power devices.

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