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Wednesday, February 01, 2006

IE 7 Public Beta 2

Ok I know what you are going to say... "People still use that?", "IE what?", or "Microsoft has a browser?" Even though IE is a thing of the past for most techies, IE 7 does have new features that might be "competitive" with Firefox. I have been playing around with it and the RSS features are kinda nice. There is also another feature that I like that you can probably get in Firefox with an extension. It is called "Quick Tabs" and what it does is give you a preview of all your open tabs. This is useful if you are one of those multi-taskers that has like 70 tabs open. The interface is ok. I much prefer Firefox's UI and feel, but at least with IE 7 you don't get memory leaks every 10 minutes. Overall, IE 7 is an ok browser, but it still lacks support for extensions and themes. There is still the issue of security. I think I will stay with Firefox for now.

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