Microsoft just pushed out the first release candidate of Internet Explorer 8 today. The folks up in Redmond are often criticised for dragging their heels regarding web standards—and even new features available to most other modern browsers—but IE8 is by far the best offering of the much-maligned browser to date. We've already walked you through IE8's familiar but useful new features, and so far we haven't seen any major differences. If you've been using IE8, let's hear what changes you spot in the comments. There's no central download page, so here are a couple of links to the download depending on your system:
If you're not using XP or Vista, you can find other links to IE8 RC1 with this Microsoft Download Centre search. Thanks Jeremy!