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eWEEK: Netscape 7.0: A Lot to Like

May 22, 2002, 22:00 (43 Talkback[s])
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"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..."

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