Bit off topic, but useful to know nonetheless. IE8 Beta 2 has shipped, and I have to be honest, it’s a big improvement on IE8 Beta 1. That’s not to say that Beta 1 was naff, it’s just, well, you could tell it was Beta. This release is much closer to the real deal now, both in terms of features, and in terms of performance. It’s the little things I’ve noticed since installing last night, such as the coloured tabbed browsing, visual search, and more intelligent address bar.
A couple of highlights include:
There is a load more information on the IEBlog and some cool videos talking about the new improvements in Beta 2. I’ve included a summary video below:
You can download IE8 Beta 2 from here: http://www.microsoft.com/windows/internet-explorer/beta/worldwide-sites.aspx
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