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MiniPost: IE9 Browser Unsupported… On a Bing Site?

Internet Explorer Mobile Logo

Image via Wikipedia

Trying to hit the Bing Local Listings tool this morning, I ran into an issue; well, a couple of issues. Tried first with Google Chrome, no dice – browser unsupported. Tried next with Internet Explorer 9, the Beta, of course. Surprise! Again, no dice… Generates that same Unsupported Browser message, seen below:

ie9-bing-local-listings-problem

I know, I know… it’s just a Beta, but this was a little bit funny. I switched to Firefox and all was well.

Note: This is the first in a series of what I’m going to call MiniPosts(TM) and tag as such. Publicly, it is a short snippet of information, a tip, or opinion, that I will post from time to time. Privately (just between you and me) it is a short post, as I didn’t have time to write a long one.)

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Top 5 Favorite Features of IE9 Beta

Someone asked me what is my favorite feature of the new IE9 Beta? I had to think a bit, and finally decided – there isn’t just one! So, after a half day or so of playing with the new IE9, here are my Top 5 Favorite Features:


1. Color-Coded Tabs

IE9 Tabbed Browsing - Color Coded!

For those web users, especially web or social media professionals who spend the better part of a day at work browsing, multiple tabs are incredibly helpful in reading pages, and opening new tabs onto new links without losing the current tab content. Technically, I don’t believe this is a “new” feature but it works really well with IE9’s lightning fast New Tab command. Read more of this post