I'm not sure what's going on. Microsoft have surpassed our expectations. Only a couple of weeks ago we were blogging that Microsoft have announced the first details of Internet Explorer 8 and a public preview was expected before Summer 2008, but expected late Q2. Yesterday Microsoft launched the first public preview of Internet Explorer 8, along with details of new features.
The updated web browser supports 'Activities' that enable you to do things based on information on a web page. For instance, if there's an address, right-click the address and then look up the location using Microsoft Live Maps. The favourites bar has been updated, new security and anti-phishing tools included and a few interface improvements. If you're a web developer, you can also use Internet Explorer 8 in IE7 mode, for compatibility testing.
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