Per one estimate, IE 8 still accounts for over one-fifth of the PC browser market
Microsoft detailed its browser support plans in a post on the Internet Explorer Team Blog on Thursday. In its post, the company included a list of operating systems and browser version combinations that will continue to be supported beyond January 12, 2016, and the five-year-old Internet Explorer 8, currently the most popular version of the browser, is not on the list.
Windows XP support is entering its final stages. This coming Tuesday will see the release of some of the last security patches for the operating system which, despite its advanced age, still commands a sizable share of the PC market and simply refuses to die.
Webmail clients have pretty much advanced to the point now where we aren’t wishing for much more. Outlook still plays an important role in the Enterprise helping to tie together contacts, calendar, and mail into one application, and for everyone else with offline needs, there is Thunderbird. Thunderbird as an open source project has always been the gold standard on the PC as a free alternative to Outlook, even though it has never enjoyed anywhere near the same market share as Mozilla’s other open source baby. You may have heard of Firefox perhaps?
God is pissed. At least we think he's pissed. Actually, we're not really sure if he's pissed or just mildly bummed 'cause of that whole James getting booted off Idol thing. But one thing's for sure – he's putting the big kibosh on good old Earth. This Saturday. Round about dinner time.
So, like, if you're planning a hot date, do it Friday.
Considering that next week at this time we'll have been bounced off the planet by colossal earthquakes, what better time could there be to look back at all those other world-altering and population-obliterating prognostications and events that, for some odd reason, never materialized.