"The new Netscape 7.0 Preview Release offers consumers a "Quick
Launch" feature that speeds the start-up time for the browser and
allows consumers to get online faster. The older version was
sometimes criticized for being slower to launch than Internet
Explorer 6.x, particularly for users of older computers.
"Other new bells and whistles include features such as
Full-Screen Mode, Tabbed Browsing, a Get Map function, Buddy Icons,
Click-to-Search (allows users to search on any word or phrase in
the text of a Web page without having to leave that page) and a
"E-mail was improved to let users organize and manage all their
online communications with enhancements such as Quick Search and
simplified Mail Filters..."