Yesterday Microsoft made Internet Explorer 8.0 Beta 2 available for public download. While beta 1 was more a developer release, this beta 2 is a more public release for everyone to test the new version.
Quote from the IE Team:
We focused our work around three themes: everyday browsing (the things that real people do all the time), safety (the term most people use for what we’ve called ‘trustworthy’ in previous posts), and the platform (the focus of Beta 1, how developers around the world will build the next billion web pages and the next waves of great services).
Read more about this release from the IE Team blog.
Download it here.