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Except every other browser on the consoles and handles are absolute slow, buggy mess. I would call that a "pro" for any of them.

3DS's browser is enough to go on GameFAQs and that's all that matters since you can even use it while your game is still running. thumb.gif
 
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I have a feeling MS is doing this because they want IE to remain the worlds number 1 browser and nothing else. And I can't wait for the ignorant 360 games to start telling me their 360 is better than my PC because they can browse the internet on a 32+ inch TV and that I can't do that because I have a PC rolleyes.gif
   
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Bringing consoles even closer to PC's. What's the point, they are meant to be two different choices, not the same thing. Anyway, not really a bad thing, just saying.
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Does this mean I can play qwop?
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Originally Posted by Stasis View Post

Oh goody, IE, and Bing. Maybe they can add GFWL to a future update and complete the trifecta of things no one should use.

Nothing wrong with IE9, passes acid3 test. Sure, lacks add ons, but it's not that bad.

I use bing, I like it.

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About Damn Time.

Would be awesome to browse the occasional website, along with youtube every now and then with my xbrick, haha.
Edited by Madvillan - 5/11/12 at 2:13pm
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post #27 of 45
Microsoft to bring full Internet Explorer browsing to Xbox 360



About time?



OP - "Now console boys never need to use a computer at all."
Why would they? Take PlayStation for example, combined with a keyboard/mouse for browsing.. It's almost flawless. Honestly, if Next Gen consoles (Particularly Microsoft/Xbox) have printing features/microsoft word.. you really wouldn't even need a home computer.
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post #28 of 45
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Miki View Post


Nothing wrong with IE9, passes acid3 test. Sure, lacks add ons, but it's not that bad.
I use bing, I like it.
Sent from my SGH-I777

 

Either a ton of troll in that post, or a ton of fail.

 

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Either a ton of troll in that post, or a ton of fail.

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if you dont know how to use a computer?is it miki s fault?i sure hope not!ie9 is awsome!
post #30 of 45
"IE9 is awesome"

That's debatable. Maybe I am just habituated to not use IE after all the years of security risks, but I still don't use it. I certainly hope that it isn't an Automatic Update to the XBox System. I would hope that we would have a choice to not install it; as opposed to Windows 7 which didn't give you the choice.

I have noticed that it's footprint is significantly diminished. Now if some one could convince me that it is less of a risk than Chrome or Dragon, I might give it a go again.

From 5 Reasons Not To Upgrade to Internet Explorer 9:
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So, do you want a great Web browser for your Windows machine, or any other system, I recommend Chrome 10. Firefox 4 also looks like its worth considering. But, IE 9? The best I can say is that if you absolutely insist on running a Microsoft browser, and you’re not running XP and you’re sure you’re running the 32-bit version then yes, it’s an acceptable choice.
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