Mar 142008
 


Internet Explorer 8 hosts a cheeky little security feature called Domain Highlighting. This is a simple feature which highlights the Top Level Domain of a website in black while greying out the rest of the website link.

A Top Level Domain is the primary domain name of any site which can have any number of Subdomains. highlighting the Top Level Domain of a website in the address bar always ensures that the user is always aware of site he is in. This is very important when it comes to secured sites like your online banking website or a site like Paypal where the information you enter (anything from a access username and password to account & creditcard informations) is critical.

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Mar 132008
 


Activities in Internet Explorer 8 (IE8) is a new feature which allow information on a website be looked up or sent to another application making websites more user controlled and interactive.

As you know, adding an activity is as simple as a click. Sometimes, you want to delete an activity that you added. Could be you didn’t like it or that you want to disable it temporarily. Well, you can disable or delete using the following procedure.

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Mar 132008
 


“Activities” is one of the new features of Internet Explorer 8 (IE8). Activities in Internet Explorer 8 are contextual services that provide quick access to external services from any webpage.

The external pages are the Service Providers from whom we can lookup for Information related to data in the current page.

Alternatively, we can send content or data from the current webpage to another application (say Windows Live).

I’ve used some third-party tools that was able to perform searches but this is more an enhanced version which covers different categories of contents and information and how we want to handle information than just a mere search.

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Mar 112008
 

Microsoft last week released the first Beta release of the much discussed Internet Explorer 8. This is meant for Developers and web designers to get a first hand access to the new browser. If you are an eager web enthusiast who wants to try the Internet explorer 8 browser or a developer or a System admin then try this in your test or development environments. Do not deploy this browser yet into production in any organisation

The primary focus behind Internet Explorer 8 is making Internet Explorer 8 compliant standards, improve web experience and improve security.

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