With just under 2 weeks to go until the launch of Internet Explorer 9 it might be a good time to look at how IE has evolved over the years.
August 1995: Internet Explorer v1.0 – Came with Microsoft Plus! For Windows 95
November 1995: Internet Explorer v2.0 – Supported 12 different languages
August 1996: Internet Explorer v3.0 – First to have the blue ‘e’ logo. 100 people in the IE team
October 1997: Internet Explorer v4.0 – Included Outlook Express for the first time
March 1999: Internet Explorer v5.0 – 1,000 people now working on IE
August 2001: Internet Explorer v6.0 – Support for RSS feeds
October 2006: Internet Explorerer v7.0 – Integrated tabbed browsing for the first time
March 2009: Internet Explorer 8 – Added Accelerators, webslices and Smartscreen
15th September 2010: Internet Explorer 9 Beta – Will reveal the beautiful web in HTML5
A richer, more immersive web is coming. Be one of the first to see what’s new in Internet Explorer 9.
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