Firefox's Future Looks May Radically Redesign the Browser Interface


ReadWriteWeb brings us an interesting look at what future Firefox versions might look like . The short answer - not much like any web browser you've seen before.

How about an iTunes-style interface that shows web page or content thumbnails in the main pane with media libraries, browsing history, surflists, and statistics in the left pane? Or, how about tabs, applications, and work spaces in the left pane to take full advantage of today's widescreen displays? Either way, the once-sharp distinctions between a web browser interface and an operating system management interface like Windows Explorer have become very blurry. While the jury's still out on the Firefox of the future's interface, it looks as if the Ubiquity command-line interface will definitely make it into Firefox by version 3.6.

Are you ready for a new browser experience? Take a look at the prototypes, mockups, and demos, then hit Comment and sound off.

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