• You want a web that moves as fast as you do: Highlight an address, click the blue "Accelerator" button ( ), and see all the things you can do instantly – like mapping, searching and translating. Check out Accelerators from Digg, Facebook, eBay, and others.
  • You want to know if it's raining outside: Visit live.com, search for “Seattle Weather” (or any major city), hover over the search result, and click the green "Web Slice" button ( ) to add a weather Web Slice to your Favorites Bar. As of this morning there are over 1,200 Web Slices, Accelerators, and add-ons available worldwide in the IE8 add-on gallery.
  • You like everyone to get along: And that includes wanting the web sites you visit to work well with your browser. IE8 is the only browser to include multiple rendering engines to address backwards compatibility— hit a site that doesn't seem right, hit the Compatibility View button, and you're on your way.
  • You're a visual learner: See pictures of what you’re looking for as you type in the Instant Search box – rich search results in action!
  • You want to find it again, fast: To quickly find sites you’ve visited before, simply use the new Smart Address Bar which searches your history, favorites, and feeds.
  • You like your privacy: Enjoy more control over your personal information and privacy on the Web with InPrivate.
  • You want an edge against the bad guys (aka security): Internet Explorer 8 offers unparalleled protection against malware – it's 10 times safer than Internet Explorer 7, 4 times safer than Chrome, 2.8 times safer than Safari, and 2.3 times safer than Firefox.
  • You hate interruptions: If one tab crashes, you can re-launch it without affecting your browsing experience – your other tabs keep right on working.

To see these features in action, check out a couple of quick videos that preview the IE8 experience here. And while you visit quick links to dive deep into this latest browser, do not miss the latest edition of Developer Challenge - your chance to win exciting prizes

How well do you know Internet Explorer 8? As a technology creator, understanding the ins-and-outs of the latest browser solution from Microsoft is crucial to enabling the next generation browsing experience for your customers.

This Internet Explorer 8 Quiz is designed to build on your knowledge of Microsoft’s Internet Explorer family of offerings. So, get set to put your knowledge to test, and in the process, win some EXCITING PRIZES.

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