Speed kills and the race is on to cook up the most stable and fastest browser around. That situation means innovation abounds. Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Mozilla's Firefox are No. 1 and No. 2 in market share, but Apple's Safari and Google's Chrome are also pushing the field. Toss in smaller players like Opera, which does better on mobile platforms than the PC, and these are interesting times.

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Do you need help with elements of style, word spacing, font selection, vertical motion, blocks and paragraphs, line height, converting px to em, and other design details? Ryan Boudreaux presents his list of some of the best online topography tools available for web designers. Here are the first 20 with 20 more to come.

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Internet Explorer 9 Tracking Protection: how it works

With the IE9 Release Candidate, Microsoft has taken the wraps off a powerful new privacy-protection tool. Using the Tracking Protection feature, any IE9 user can install a list of sites and substrings that it wants to block. The effect is to block third-party tracking cookies, web beacons, analytics scripts, and even ads.

February 13, 2011 by

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