STOP USING INTERNET EXPLORER

For those of you still using Internet Explorer… [smack upside the head] WHAT THE HELL ARE YOU THINKING? STOP IT. and if the abundance of capital letters in those last two sentences don’t turn you around, perhaps the article I link to below will be enough.

Browser bugs, a year-around bite | CNET News.com

You should at LEAST evaluate your options. Firefox, Opera, Safari… The Big 3.

People. Just Do It!!! Your karma will be better for it. Make me happy. Really, come on. You don’t want to make me come to your house and put a world of hurt on your little dog Toto too.

Firefox 1.5 is out!

Upgrade now!!! Here’s what’s new in Firefox 1.5:

  • Automated update to streamline product upgrades. Notification of an update is more prominent, and updates to Firefox may now be half a megabyte or smaller. Updating extensions has also improved.
  • Faster browser navigation with improvements to back and forward button performance.
  • Drag and drop reordering for browser tabs.
  • Improvements to popup blocking.
  • Clear Private Data feature provides an easy way to quickly remove personal data through a menu item or keyboard shortcut.
  • Answers.com is added to the search engine list.
  • Improvements to product usability including descriptive error pages, redesigned options menu, RSS discovery, and “Safe Mode” experience.
  • Better accessibility including support for DHTML accessibility and assistive technologies such as the Window-Eyes 5.5 beta screen reader for Microsoft Windows. Screen readers read aloud all available information in applications and documents or show the information on a Braille display, enabling blind and visually impaired users to use equivalent software functionality as their sighted peers.
  • Report a broken Web site wizard to report Web sites that are not working in Firefox.
  • Better support for Mac OS X (10.2 and greater) including profile migration from Safari and Mac Internet Explorer.
  • New support for Web Standards including SVG, CSS 2 and CSS 3, and JavaScript 1.6.
  • Many security enhancements.

Did I tell you to upgrade now!!? <grin>