Microsoft makes available a More Immersive Browser
Microsoft Corporation has announced the availability of Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) beta for the Indian consumers. Using full capabilities of Windows and hardware, IE9 enables a version of the Web that is faster, cleaner and more trusted by default.Hemant Sachdev, Managing Director - Consumer & Online, Microsoft India, said, "Consumers today use the Web as a source of entertainment, education, information and as a platform for communication. Keeping all these consumer needs in mind, we have made unprecedented investments to develop our latest browser, Internet Explorer 9 which has been made site-centric rather than browser-centric. Clean and minimalistic looking, IE9 redefines browsing as we know it today, and deliver a whole new, beautiful online experience."The new browser has been designed keeping in mind consumer needs who would love rich Web applications and developers who would love to build them. For the purpose of leveraging the power of the whole PC, Microsoft has partnered with a number of websites like Rediff India, Zapak Games, Indiatimes and NDTV.com in India.IE9 has been re-engineered to use computing power in an interesting way. It uses features like Pinned Sites, tear-off tabs, Integrated Windows 7 navigation, add-on performance advisor and SmartScreen Filter.