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Internet Explorer 9 Platform Preview 4

Microsoft today announced the fourth developer preview its next generation browser Internet Explorer 9.

Version 9 is one of the much anticipated release of Internet Explorer in the developer community as its previous developer previews were downloaded more than 2.5 million times.

IE9 offers consistent, fully hardware-accelerated text, graphics, and media, both audio and video.

Building on hardware-accelerated SVG, canvas, video, audio, and text, developers will use the power of the whole PC to achieve great performance.

IE9 also supports the HTML5 video and audio tags and the Web Open Font Format.

With new JavaScript engine IE9 is expected to perform faster and with full HTML support it is expected to regain its lost market share in Browser market. after the success of Internet Explorer 8 Microsoft is spending more time to bring IE9 as a powerful product.

Internet Explorer Public Beta is expected by October 2010.

IE9 is not going to make any significant impact in India because it required either Windows Vista or Windows 7. In India still majority of computers running with Windows XP or lower versions. So most of the India users will not be able to upgrade to IE9 when it comes.

Internet Explorer 9 Fourth Preview can be downloaded from

http://ie.microsoft.com/testdrive/

.CO Domain Registration from Tomorrow

Domain registrars across the world are prepared for a massive .co domain launch from Tomorrow (July 20th). .com domain names will be available to all individuals and firms.

Major domain registrars had already started accepting applications for .co domain names and as of July 9th more than 26,000 applications received worldwide including Fortune 500 companies like Apple, Nokia, Toyota, BMW, Canon, Disney, Ebay etc

.co Domain registration in India

In India also major domain registrars started accepting the .co registration applications.

Godaddy charges Rs 1,421/- for .co registration – standard pre-registration process on a first come first served basis.

Net4 charges Rs 1499 for .co domain names again depends on the availability.

If domain registration fails then a full refund will be issued.

In India the .co domains will be available from 11:30pm on Tuesday, July 20th.

As number of .com domains reached unimaginable levels getting a preferred .com domain name is almost impossible now. So web site owners and domain registrars across the globe are expecting this .co domains to get widespread popularity and may overtake .com registrations in the near future.

co stands for company or corporation or commerce.

Who can register a .co domain ?

Like the .com domain names there is no complex documents required to register a .co domain. It is a very simple process. Anybody in the world can register it with a .co domain registrar by just paying the registration fee.

.co domain names are expected to become world’s most preferred domain name extension in the future.

Epic Browser : India’s first Internet Browser

Epic Browser is a new web browser developed for India and based on the popular browser platform Mozilla Firefox. A new entrant to highly competitive browser market leading by Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome and Opera.

  • Epic Browser Includes 1500+ Indian Themes and Wallpapers
  • First Browser with built-in Anti-Virus
  • Faster Browsing and Speed, Specially tweaked for more speed
  • Free 1500+ Apps include Gmail, Facebook, Yahoo Messenger, Cricinfo, Orkut, Linkedin, twitter apps and games
  • Epic Browser supports many Indian languages like Hindi, Tamil, Malayalam, Telugu, Marathi, Punjabi, Sanskrit etc
  • Malicious website Warning and anti phishing protection

 

For more info and download link visit Epic Browser Official Page

http://www.epicbrowser.com/

Mozilla releases Firefox 4 Beta

Mozilla today released first public beta of Firefox 4.0, its free open source web browser. The new Firefox 4.0 is based on the Gecko 2.0 web platform.

Firefox 4.0 beta comes with many new features like new tab location like Google Chrome, new add-ons manager, support for WebM format to watch HD video, enhanced privacy, new html 5 parser, jetpack SDK etc.

At present Firefox 4 beta is available only for Windows but mozilla will soon release Mac and Linux versions.

Mozilla Firefox 4.0 Beta can be downloaded here

http://www.mozilla.com/en-US/firefox/beta/

, July 7, 2010. Category: Internet.

Free Facebook access to Airtel Users

India’s leading mobile service provider Bharti Airtel has decided to give free access to popular social networking site to all its subscribers for 2 months. This will benefit around 13 crore airtel mobile subscribers in India.

Airtel Customers can access mobile version of facebook in English, Hindi, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Punjabi and Bengali.

To activate this service offer just send an SMS ‘FACEBOOK’ to 54321.

, July 5, 2010. Category: Internet.

Trim Youtube video url with Youtu.be

Similar to Twitter, world’ most popular video sharing site Youtube announced its own URL shortening service – youtu.be.

URL Shortening, a service popularized by micro-blogging site twitter.com is a technique to reduce the length of the URL to make it simple.

For eg a lengthy URL like http://www.zonshare.com/magazine/2009/12/speed-up-your-windows-with-readyboost/ can be converted to http://bit.ly/5wxp7h.

To use the new youtu.be service simply replace the http://www.youtube.com/watch?v= with http://youtu.be/ .

For eg after converting http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14swhcMkMqA will become http://youtu.be/14swhcMkMqA.

Unlike popular URL shortening service sites like bit.ly and tinyurl.com, youtu.be will work only with youtube.com urls.

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