Microsoft just launched a new beta for their latest version of Internet Explorer 7. It includes improvements in reliability, compatibility, user features, and security.
With this new beta, Internet Explorer reaches Beta 3 and comes with goodies. For Internet Explorer because its competitors, Opera and Firefox already were having them for some time.
You get the e-mail button back, you can reorder the tabs by dragging them to the left or right, it enables horizontal scrolling while zooming, you can prepare you web pages for printing more easily as they are now stretched to fit all in one page.
For security you get the ActiveX controls disabled by default as they have more and more problems with them. It also removes support for DirectAnimation.
As more and more people are using the RSS, IE7 now allows users to update all their RSS feeds automatically. In addition, the user has more control in marking their RSS feeds as read. All to make your RSS experience a pleasant one.
For IE7 Beta 3, Microsoft launched Windows Defender Beta 2, an application for you to control the spyware. It features Real-Time Protection, a monitoring system that recommends actions against spyware when it’s detected, and a new streamlined interface that minimizes interruptions and helps you stay productive.