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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


Understanding Windows 7's 'GodMode' | Beyond Binary – CNET News


Very cool tool here. A regular folder on your Windows 7 system, when named with a very specific text string at the end, transforms itself into a special Control Panel-like folder with 287 individual settings for Windows. Some of the settings are accessible elsewhere,  but many are accessed only through editing of the Windows Registry.

Understanding Windows 7’s ‘GodMode’ | Beyond Binary – CNET News

YouTube – HostingYourParty

Ouch, this made my eyes hurt. Sort of like an infomercial, with the hosts milling around the kitchen. Ugh.