This beta preview version of Internet Explorer8 is intended for Web developers and other Web professionals. It is not intended to be a functional product for Web surfers.
Internet Explorer 8 beta is intended to enable developers, web developers and IT pros to begin to test the new browser for compatibility with their applications and Web sites. End-user improvements include two new features: Activities and Web Slices. Activities are contextual services that allow easy access to Internet services from any Web page. WebSlices is a new feature for Web sites to connect to their users by subscribing to content directly within a Web page. WebSlices behave just like feeds where clients can subscribe to get updates and notify the user of changes.
What's new in this version:
End-user improvements include two new features: Activities and Web Slices.