Chapter 1: Running Metro Internet Explorer
In This Chapter
Exploring the two faces of IE
Navigating the tiled Metro version of Internet Explorer
Flipping to the desktop IE
Sorting your settings
Choosing your default browser
Getting the lowdown on Flash and HTML5
After spending many years playing catch-up ball with Firefox and, more recently, Google’s Chrome browser, Internet Explorer has blazed new ground with the tiled, full-screen Metro version of Internet Explorer. The desktop version of Internet Explorer mostly re-works the same-old same-old, with a few notable improvements. Tiled Metro IE, on the other hand, changes the game entirely. New playing field. New goal posts. And a new chance to shed the accumulated garbage of the past decade or more.
I talk about the desktop version of IE in Book VI, Chapter 6. If you’re just interested in running a browser on the desktop, that’s where ...