According to the reports, it seems that Google Apps won’t have support for Internet Explorer 8 anymore. This news mostly affects Windows XP users, so if you’re a Windows XP user and you’re using Internet Explorer 8 or older, you’ll have to upgrade your web browser, or your operating system. However, there’s no need to worry, since Google is planning to drop the support for Internet Explorer 8 on November 15th, so you can still use it until then. On the bright side, Google will drop the support for Internet Explorer 8 two weeks after the Windows 8 and Internet Explorer 10 release, so you’ll have several upgrade options available at that time.
Seems the Google is determined to drop support for Internet Explorer 8, so if you want to continue using Google’s services, you’ll have to upgrade your browser or your operating system until November 15th.