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A Glimpse At The Next Generation Of Firefox

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Mozilla is changing the interface of Firefox and is discussing its ideas with its users. Here is another round of mockups how Firefox X could look like.

We are not aware of any other software category that is developing at a similar speed while having a tremendous impact on billions of users – and change the way how we perceive and access information on the Internet. Mozilla is under massive pressure and is squeezed between an aggressive Google, which pushes Chrome into the market with accelerating success and Microsoft, which needs to stop the bleeding of IE market share. Mozilla is weaker than Google and Microsoft and will have to prepare Firefox for battle: Being competitive and being average does not cut it anymore. Mozilla needs to make bold moves.

The Death Of The Web Portal

Firefox interface designer Alex Faaborg posted a few new mockups how a future Firefox could look like. It is not revolutionary, but it appears that Mozilla is focused on improving tabs, content space and creating a new homepage.

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