As Microsoft looks to kill off Internet Explorer 6, the Redmond software giant made official the launch date for IE9: March 14th, 2011. The final code will be available for download from Microsoft's servers starting at 9 AM PST on Monday, making good on Microsoft's promise to deliver its next generation browser in the first quarter.
There are several changes in IE9 compared to previous versions, including hardware-accelerated text, video, and graphics. There's a new tab page, improved integration with Windows 7, a streamlined design, pinned sites, and a host of other new features, which you can read about here .
Have you had a chance to play around with IE9? If so, what's your impression?