Internet Explorer 8 is Microsoft's incredibly popular web browser. Almost everyone has used some version of it, and you can be sure all websites will support it. Internet Explorer 8 includes two main new tools: one is Accelerators previously known as Activities , and the other is Web Slices. The first one gives you direct access to various online services just by right-clicking anywhere on the web page or on highlighted text.
Internet Explorer 9 is the new edition of Microsoft's hugely popular web browser. Building on the success of previous editions of IE with new features and a new look, Microsoft has high hopes for version 9. The first thing you'll notice about Internet Explorer 9 is an overhauled interface. Making the most of the transparent graphical style available in Windows 7 and newer editions of Windows Vista, IE 9 looks sleek, smart and simpler than ever before. Like in Google Chrome, the Address bar and Search box have been merged to create a simpler, more seamless user experience. Among the new features included in Internet Explorer 9 are better integration with the Windows operating system and a seriously beefed-up security system. IE 9 also lets you 'pin' websites to the Superbar and allows you to bookmark your favorite websites as 'applications' in your OS.
Internet Explorer 8 marks a huge leap forward for Microsoft, closing the gap between them and their competitors with a safer, more stable and customizable browser. Internet Explorer 8 comes with a r ange of new features gives the user new and interesting ways to browse online. Accelerators provide in-page services with a single click, letting you highlight text and effortlessly perform a series of web actions such as searching, map creation or blogging.