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  1. Touchpad pinch zooming should be smoother just like touchscreen zooming

    If you zoom in on a webpage using pinch zooming from the touchpad, there is a noticeable frame-by-frame lag, unlike the Mail app, in which pinch zooming is VERY smooth.

    Note: I'm talking about the touchpad, not touchscreen.

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      2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Improve stability when using Skype For Business

      Fix whatever issues are related to using Edge when also using Skype For Business. I get random screen freezing (monitor freezes, and I have to change display settings-if it's not my primary screen or reboot to get it working again). As well, the new Skype For Business screen sharing has caching issues if you aren't in a conference (just doing peer to peer with VBSS) if I have been using Edge.

      If I stick to Chrome or IE only, these issues don't occur. I'm not sure if the issue is in Edge or Skype For Business 2016, but if I…

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        0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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          0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
        • Improve performance of Math.sqrt()

          Compare the test run count for Math.sqrt of IE11 vs Chrome at http://jsperf.com/math-sqrt-vs-newton-raphson-method.
          However, IE11 beats both Chrome and FF in Newton Raphson method test (root).

          10 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Allow common js, css, and font libraries to be *installed*

            The web abounds with popular js and css libraries that are constantly downloaded and sometimes cached by the browser. My suggestion is that MS extend the caching concept to make these libraries installable, in a manner similar to a plugin or extension.

            Examples include jquery, Bootstrap, Foundation, Skel, and numerous icon fonts like font awesome, glyphicons, and so forth. These could be installed permanently by the user, with an option for automatic updates. For something like jquery, several different versions are probably necessary. Note that if this feature is implemented, there will be incentive for web developers to converge on…

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              1 comment  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
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                0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Better memory management

                Improving memory management would prevent IE from blowing through all available graphic memory. Often, when using a high number of tabs (common in development), IE will overload the available graphics memory (never RAM), and elements will start disappearing from web pages or failing to load altogether.

                This needs to be tweaked so that it stops happening - it doesn't seem to be an issue for any other browser.

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                  2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Support C++ Native client (PNaCl/NaCl)

                  Pnacl is fast! (10 times faster than js, 66% faster than asm.js)
                  Pnacl is portable! (LLVM)
                  Pnacl is secure! (Forget about ActiveX, this is sandboxed!)
                  Pnacl is mature! (with Pepper, interact the way you want with the browser)
                  Pnacl is NOT an hack! (There is no heavy js transaltion, it support native multi threading, native long type, there is no crazy code deletion, you can easily debug your code, you don't have to bind class, etc...)

                  So i know that the ie team will just ignore this request (it's a lot of work to implement it), but i just wanted…

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                    2 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • Get this fix working for IE 11 please http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2000262/en-nz

                    IE 11 Hangs and/or crashes when large amount of data is loaded within a update panel. https://support.microsoft.com/kb/2000262

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                      0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • LINK rel=subresource

                      Resource prefetching for early downloading of resources intended to be used on the current page.

                      This would allow URLs to resources the page will require to be specified in response headers so they can be requested as soon as possible.

                      http://www.chromium.org/spdy/link-headers-and-server-hint/link-rel-subresource

                      10 votes
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                        0 comments  ·  Performance  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Resource Priorities

                        Defines a means for site developers to programmatically give the User Agent hints on the download priority of a resource.

                        http://www.w3.org/TR/resource-priorities/

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