Even if you don't have a favored fighter in the browser wars
, you have to admit Microsoft's Internet Explorer
(see table above), HTML5
support, and hardware acceleration for web content. By harnessing DirectX and your graphics processor, the new browser will offer improvements in text readability and video performance, as well as taking some of the load off the CPU. Development has only just got under way, mind you, so there's still plenty of time to screw it all up. Or make it awesome.