Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 9 launch partners in Gulf are firing up their websites today in time for the public release of Internet Explorer 9 in the Middle East and Adrica region.
Microsoft Gulf has partnered with a variety of sites including Gulfnews.com, Nahel.com, Dubai Financial Market, Dubizzle.com, anaZahra.com and TimeOut. The sites have build web apps specially designed for browsers that take advantage of HTML5 and have leveraged the pinning and jump-list capabilities in IE9 to deliver a better experience for Windows users. Gulfnews’s app offers a simple and animated way to check XPRESS' users pictures. TimeOut’ app provides an innovative and fun way to choose your next restaurant. AnaZahra offers an animated video carousel of their latest original content for women. Microsoft’s launch partners demonstrate exactly what can be achieved with hardware accelerated browsing and HTML5.
Microsoft’s fast pace Internet Explorer 9 development has seen a number of changes from the beta version to RTW:
Here’s the full list of partner sites, more to be added as they become available: