IE 7 Beta 2 With RSS, Search and Firefox & Opera Like Functionality
Microsoft have surprisingly launched a public preview of their upcoming Internet Explorer update. Unlike the previous beta, this is available for anyone who is running the latest and legal version of their operating systems.
It looks like the aim is to please the current users of Internet Explorers who are being lured away by alternative offerings like Mozilla Firefox and Opera Browser. This also brings the first change in this vintage browser version is almost 5 years.
The latest beta adds on a search box, enhanced the browser’s security. In addition, it also bring tabbed browser to the Internet Explorer, which has become a popular feature amongst Firefox & Opera users – making it easier for them to manage all the open web pages.
Microsoft is looking for public feedback on the bugs and issues in this version, which would be included in the upcoming Vista operating system release. Microsoft is also due to launch the Internet Explorer 7 for Windows XP users.
Internet Explorer 7 beta 2 also brings in RSS support to the browser, which is another of the big things on the web right now. The user interface has been changed to make it look more sleek and user friendly. Overall a product worth trying out.
Sushubh Mittal, Tech Columnist and Resident Opera User – Sushubh Mittal, the Editor of TechWhack is a self described tech freak who loves to test out software and criticize the flaws in them.