Barney's Blog

Blog archive

Microsoft's IE Self-Parody

Internet Explorer has always been ridiculed by computer know-it-alls for its entire existence. Much of this was due to security problems, and many of those were due to IE long being the dominant, default browser on Windows machines.

These days IE is less dominant, but actually a far better browser. I use Firefox more out of habit than preference.

Microsoft, in a rare show of deprecation, makes fun of itself and IE in a new promo video funnily found here.

Posted by Doug Barney on 01/09/2013 at 1:19 PM


Featured

  • Exchange Online Users Get More Caveats on Basic Authentication's End in October

    Microsoft on Tuesday offered more details on its plans to end Basic Authentication in Exchange Online, which will cause pain for some organizations.

  • How To Install the Windows 10X Emulator

    Earlier this month, Microsoft released a public preview of Windows 10X, a spinoff of the Windows 10 operating system that's designed to run on the forthcoming multiscreen Surface devices. Here's how to take it out for a spin.

  • Mover SharePoint Migration Tool Now Available to Microsoft 365 Subscribers

    Microsoft this month announced that its free Mover cloud-to-cloud migration tool is "now available to Microsoft 365 customers worldwide."

  • Space Image

    Microsoft's Azure Sphere for IoT Devices Now Commercially Available

    Microsoft announced that its Azure Sphere solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) devices have reached the "general availability" (GA) commercial-release stage.

comments powered by Disqus

Office 365 Watch

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.