IE9 RTW Goodies from Microsoft Partners Live Now! - Free 'Xbox 360 Kinect 4GB, Samsung Focus' and More!

Ryan Gavin, Senior Director, Internet Explorer Business and Marketing, announced some of the special deals for Windows Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) RTM that went live.IE9 will let subscribers pin Groupon to their taskbar, where they'll be able to see all of their nearby Groupon deals with a single click," Gavin stated.And the first time they […]

Ryan Gavin, Senior Director, Internet Explorer Business and Marketing, announced some of the special deals for Windows Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) RTM that went live.

IE9 will let subscribers pin Groupon to their taskbar, where they'll be able to see all of their nearby Groupon deals with a single click," Gavin stated.

And the first time they click to a deal from their taskbar and buy it, they'll award them $5 in Groupon Bucks to use towards any future Groupon purchase.

Gilt is another IE9 partner that is taking advantages of the unique capabilities of this browser, especially around the integration with Windows 7.

Members who pin Gilt to their Windows task bar and make a $250+ purchase from the Gilt dynamic Jump List will receive a free Xbox 360 4GB Standard Console, Samsung Focus with Windows Phone 7, or Xbox 360 Kinect 4GB Console Bundle.

The offer from Gilt will be available only between March 28-30, 2011, and only while supplies last, the software giant underlined.

The special deal from Slacker for IE9 RTW users will go live soon, although a specific deadline wasn't provided. Customers will be able to access one free month of Slacker Radio Plus subscription service, Gavin promised, but only if they Pin Slacker to their Windows 7 taskbar.

There're additional special deals coming, Gavin said, namely:

  • Beginning March 28th, one month of Hulu Plus will be free to IE9 users who pin and access the offer through the Jump List.
  • In April -- 8% extra eBay bucks on purchases made by eBay Buck users coming from the IE9 dynamic Jump List. And in May, a $5 discount coupon on the first purchase made by any eBay user coming from the Jump List.