Pandora by Music Genome Project

A friend of mine once mentioned to me that there’s a website that you go to and just tell them what song or artist you like and they create a playlist of songs that match your song’s musical qualities and stream those to you. I didn’t believe him and we had a bit of a…


IE team congratulates Mozilla on shipping Firefox 2 (FF2)

Mozilla released FireFox 2.0 today and it is available for download from their website. I haven’t used Firefox much to know what has changed from 1.5 but they do talk about improved tabbed browsing, session restore, RSS and Live Titles as some of the key things in 2.0. It also has a spell checker built…


Vulnerability Reports in IE7?

The Microsoft Security Response Center has posted a blog entry that talks about this vulnerability that is being reported in the news in IE7. This is a publicly disclosed vulnerability which is actually in Outlook Express (OE) and uses Internet Explorer as a vector. Its not an issue with IE7 or any other version of…


Its finally here!!! Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) for the WORLD!!!

I’m deliberately late in blogging this since I wanted to make sure I wasn’t jumping the gun, but doesn’t mean I am the least bit less excited about saying this. After 5 years in hibernation, Internet Explorer is finally back with a major version update. Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) has been released today for Windows…


Some news on IE7 for XP

Hello everyone Dean just posted a message on the IE Blog about IE7 for XP .. enjoy!!


Earthquake disaster in Pakistan – How you can help!

Its been a very sad and tragic week for my country. Most of you must know about the terrible earthquake – the worst in its history – that hit Pakistan on the morning of October 8, 2005. The magnitude of the quake was measured at 7.6 on the richter scale and it was centered 60 miles…


URL Handling in Internet Explorer 7

Its been a while since my last post here. I guess Beta 2 work has been taking most of my time. But I thought I should take some time to point people to the work that I have been doing for Internet Explorer 7. Eric Lawrence, our team’s feature Program Manager recently posted on the…


IE 7 Preview (Limited)

Today, the IE team decided to share some of the details of its upcoming release. Chris Wilson posted on the IE blog about the Alpha PNG support and CSS improvements that have already made it into the product. There are a lot of other things that are waiting for their turn to be unveiled, but…


iPod Photo 40 GB

So my wife got me a new iPod Photo as my anniversary gift (gotta love her for knowing me so well – albeit my incessant drooling while looking at the iPods in the Apple Store in Bellevue Square might have given her an idea or two – but nevertheless it was lovely of her to…