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Windows 8 forces other browsers out of Metro playground

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    Windows 8

    Windows 8 forces other browsers out of Metro playground

    Click image for larger versionFirefox and Google have a vested interest in coming up with a Metro version of their browsers. As Firefox architect Brian Bondy puts it, "If a browser does not support Metro, it is seriously at risk of losing the default browser status, and therefore significant market share."

    Why? Because Microsoft has stacked the deck.

    Here's how it works. Just as in Windows 7, you need to set a default browser in Windows 8. In Windows 7, the default browser handles all the things you would expect a browser to handle: links in email messages and documents, rendering HTML files, the usual browser shtick.

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    Windows 7

    Browser companies are in process of developing app version of their browsers.
    Metro IE was surprise to all
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Windows 8 forces other browsers out of Metro playground
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