Overview of Internet Explorer 9

Internet Explorer is a graphical web browsers developed by company known as Microsoft. First version of Internet Explorer was released on August 16, 1995 and continuously brings innovations by releasing updated and latest versions of Internet Explorer which includes IE2, IE3, IE4, IE5 IE6, IE7, IE8 and IE9. It is most widely used web browser since beginning.

Microsoft has released the latest version of Internet Explorer (IE9) on 14th March, 2011. It is the fastest browser that Microsoft has ever released. It is available in different languages. Its features includes HTML5 specification, bringing new web standards, some new reliability and security features, better performance as well as hardware-accelerated graphics and a new Java script engine. These features will enable the users to use rich web based applications on PCs and laptops. Internet Explorer 9 works with Windows Vista and Windows 7 computers. It’s not compatible with Windows XP.

The basic idea behind Internet Explorer 9 is to improved speed for giving faster and better performance according to the requirements of today’s PC. It is more efficient and take few seconds to open and loading webpage.

First thing, you will notice when open Internet Explorer 9 is the simplified design. Its new look is combination of tabs and integrated bar on a single horizontal strip for web addresses and searches.  On appearances, IE9 become competitors of Firefox and Chrome in the race for simplicity. It gives quick access to the most often visited sites and also reopen your closed tabs or last browsing session. Dean Hachamovitch, product manager of internet browser said on the appearance and usability of IE9 that “The browser is the stage, or backdrop, for the web, and the sites are the star of the show”

The IE9 browser also introduces new features, such as Pin Feature which pin your favorite websites in windows taskbar to access directly, without opening internet explore and typing address again and again. Instead of clicking the “favorites” or dragging an icon to the bookmark bar, you Just Click on the pinned task bar icon and it will open the website for you. Read the rest of this entry »

2012 Olympics London

Last Olympics games was held at Beijing in 2008 and decided to handed over the Olympic Flag to the new host country name London. It is the first country who hosts the Olympic Games three times, previously hosted the Olympic games in 1908 and 1948.

A mega game event 2012 Olympic Games, scheduled to take place in London, United Kingdom, from 27 July to 12 August 2012. The main objective of 2012 Olympic Games is to invites the people from all over the world to come and participate in the Olympics, give platform to show talent by involving as many youngsters as possible and increase their interest in sports activities. In Olympic, Games belong to everyone regardless age and sex.

The Olympics 2012 in London represent a huge opportunity of representing their talent belongs to respective country to the world and boost the country’s tourism industry before, during and after the games. Athletes from 204 countries are expected to participate in Olympic games from all over the world.  Organizers estimate that 9 million tickets would be available for the Olympic Games. Online ticket for Olympics 2012 is available from 22 March 2010. The most popular sport sessions would definitely be more expensive

To keep the nations focus on the forthcoming London 2012 Olympics, first time special coins 50p coin is designed by general public of London for national or international circulation to celebrate London 2012 as a huge honor. The special London 2012 Olympic 50p coins feature familiar Olympic sports as well as Paralympics sport.

26 sports events are included in Olympic games 2012, includes Aquatics, Archery, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Boxing, Canoe and Kayak, Cycling, Equestrian, Fencing, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Modern Pentathlon, Rowing, Sailing, Shooting, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tennis, Triathlon, Volleyball, Weightlifting,  Wrestling.

Old, historic and temporary buildings and complexes will use as venues for Olympic games. New venues will contract specially to accommodate the games for this event. 34 venues are planned for the Olympics 2012, includes Aquatics Venue, Basketball Arena, Broxbourne White Water Canoe Centre, Earls Court, Eaton Dorney, Eton Manor, ExCel, Football Stadia UK wide, Greenwich Park, Hadleigh Farm Essex, Handball Arena , Hockey Centre, Horse Guards’ Parade, Hyde Park , Lord’s Cricket Ground, North Greenwich Arena 1, North Greenwich Arena 2, Regent’s Park, The Royal Artillery Barracks, Velo Park, Weymouth Portland, the most expensive stadium Wembley Stadium will be a venue for football in Olympic and new Olympic Stadium for opening and closing ceremonies as well as  main events, having capacity of 80,000 people. In fact, the Olympic stadium promises to be one of the major attractions of the London 2012 Olympics. Other Olympic events will be held at outside locations of London such as the new international sports village in Cardiff and Weymouth and Portland National Sailing Academy in Dorset. Read the rest of this entry »