As part of a campaign to promote Bing and IE8, Microsoft UK has released a version of Internet Explorer 8 optimized for Bing.
Contrary to popular belief, Internet Explorer 8 comes with quite a few nifty customizable features. The various customizable features in Internet Explorer such as Accelerators, Web Slices and Search Provider are pre-configured to use Bing. Following are the Bing specific changes:
- Bing Bar
- The search box incorporates results from Ciao!
- Various Bing Accelerators such as searching for videos, images, tweets are pre-installed.
- Web Slices for Ciao! and Weather are bundled.
PS: The installer sports the bing logo, neat touch!