Author: James Hrenak (Poc Network)
Microsoft has released the beta of their latest browser for users to download. This browser has been promised by Microsoft to change how we browse the web by focusing on web compatibility, speed and support for hardware acceleration.It focuses heavily on HTML5 and has the ability to take advantage of your graphics processor to to make graphics and video smoother while browsing.
It would appear that this is Microsoft’s attempt at their own Google Chrome-style browser. Something that is simple, requires fewer clicks to find what your looking for and attempts to guess what the user is interested in.
You can visit http://www.beautyoftheweb.com/ to download the new browser and give it a test. Keep in mind though that the browser is in beta status which means they are still working on it and there could be bugs. The browser does not yet support everything out there so make sure you have an alternative browser available before downloading/installing IE9 (ie., Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc).
Here’s a quick video giving a simple preview of what it looks like: