Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 25th Feb 2008 22:09 UTC
Internet Explorer Microsoft has sent an e-mail to a select number of its previous beta testers regarding the upcoming release of IE8 beta 1. "We are nearing the launch of Windows Internet Explorer 8 Beta 1 and we will be making it available for the general public to download and test. IE8 Beta 1 is focused on the developer community, with the goal of gaining valuable feedback to improve Internet Explorer 8 during the development process."
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by djames on Tue 26th Feb 2008 04:01 UTC
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I saw screenshots of IE 8 - and I know it's still beta but it looks like IE 7 with office ribbons UI. Talk about freaking innovation right there. Ha!

Now if Microsoft wants to put innovation to IE 8 - they need to put a talking dog or a wizard with a flying broomstick on the bottom right corner of the browser giving me informative advice. Like how I can close the browser window by clicking on the X button on the top right window. Or have the talking dog take a crap on the bottom right corner of the page when it detects a web site without SSL. Now that's innovation!

Edited 2008-02-26 04:02 UTC

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