Category Archives: Things Younger Than IE6

A list of things that are younger than Internet Explorer 6

TV Show 24


The popular TV Show 24 is a few months younger than Internet Explorer 6:

24 is an Emmy and Golden Globe award-winning American action drama television series. Broadcast by Fox Network in the USA and syndicated worldwide, the show first aired on November 6, 2001, with an initial thirteen episodes. –Wikipedia

IE5 for Mac

Internet Explorer 5

Internet Explorer 5 for the Mac is younger than IE6.

…the release of Mac OS X v10.1 on September 25, 2001 included the final version of IE 5.1 for Mac OS X. IE 5.1 for Mac OS 8 and Mac OS 9 was released on December 18, 2001. –Wikipedia

Versions prior to 5.1 were what we commonly refer to now as “beta” releases.

Windows XP

Windows XP Logo

Windows XP is two months younger than IE6.

Windows XP is the successor to both Windows 2000 Professional and Windows Me, and is the first consumer-oriented operating system produced by Microsoft to be built on the Windows NT kernel (version 5.1) and architecture. Windows XP was first released on October 25, 2001 –Wikipedia

East Timor

Flag of East Timor

Yes, the sovereign state of East Timor is younger than IE6.

Indonesia relinquished control of the territory and East Timor became the first new sovereign state of the twenty-first century on May 20, 2002 –Wikipedia

The iPod

The original iPods were introduced in April of 2001 but weren’t available until October 23, 2001. That makes the first generation iPod younger than Internet Explorer 6.

Incidentally, the iPod is 2 days older than Windows XP.