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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