The IE Blog reports on the release of IE 8 RC1:
We're excited to make the IE8 Release Candidate available today for public download today in 25 languages for Windows Vista, Windows XP, and Windows Server customers. You can find it at http://www.microsoft.com/ie8. Please download it now and try it out. We welcome your feedback!
Here are a few of the new features that Internet Explorer 8 offers:
* Accelerators that make web-based services available through a right-click context menu. For instance, you can click on a word or phrase and map it or email it.
* Web slices provide information from web sites like Wikipedia or Digg available in little pop up windows that you can check out without navigating away from the page you're on.
* Improved search box features including visual previews and "quick pick" search engine selection.
IE8 has been in beta version for over a year but now its final version is released.It will be interesting to surf the final version of IE8.So Download IE8 from Internet Explorer 8 homepage now.