Here is a quick tour of some of the more interesting changes from IE7. Mary Jo Foley provides coverage of the unveiling ceremony from Mix '09.
You can download IE 8 from Microsoft's Web site.
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The address bar provides suggestions.
Tools for developers.
New highlight and tab colors.
IE8 includes a feature that keeps your browsing private - sort of.
IE8 will block your personal information being sent to certain Web sites.
IE8 will provide search suggestions (right).
The browser will automatically block sites that have been identified as being unsafe.
With Web slice, you can keep up with frequently updated sites through the new Favorites bar. When a site that you are tracking updates, a green icon will appear in the upper-right corner of your browser.