One of the highlights of last month’s developer conference was the changes Microsoft is making to Internet Explorer 10 for Windows Phone 8. IE10 Mobile will be using the same rendering engine as the desktop version, which allows the browser to include SmartScreen filters, but little else was known about the browser until now. With the SDK leak yesterday, avid fans of Windows Phone 8 have been pulling it apart to try and discern what we can expect.
Thanks to Mobile Tech World, we now have a better picture of IE10 for WP8 and what features it will ship with when the new OS is ready to go. Some of these new features include:
- Allows for a customized address bar button.
- The Microsoft Data Sense service can act as a proxy to reduce data usage.
- It’s also possibile to block cookies from specific websites and apps.
The overall look of the browser has remained the same, but these are definitely some welcome new features.