eWEEK: Netscape 7.0: A Lot to Like
May 22, 2002, 22:00 (43 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jim Rapoza)
"Still, based on eWEEK Labs' tests, Netscape 7.0 will be an
excellent upgrade, addressing almost all of the deficiencies of
previous versions while adding some very welcome new features. And
so what if some of the features aren't exactly original? After all,
Microsoft's Internet Explorer and Opera Software's Opera pretty
much started out by "borrowing" ideas from Netscape.
"This preview release provides a glimpse into not only the final
release of Netscape 7.0, which is due this summer, but also the
soon-to-be-released Mozilla 1.0, from which Netscape 7.0 inherits a
great deal of its feature set. The Netscape 7.0 Preview Release is
available for Windows, Linux, Mac OS and Mac OS X systems.
"One of the most obvious new features in Netscape 7.0 is the
optional tabbed window interface, which lets users view multiple
Web pages in tabbed windows within the browser rather than in
separate browser windows..."