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http://thenextweb.com/insider/2013/06/05/mozilla-is-planning-a-major-design-overhaul-with-the-release-of-firefox-25-in-october-heres-a-quick-peek/?fromcat=all
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Mozilla is planning a major design overhaul of its flagship browser with the release of Firefox 25, slated to arrive in October. The company makes a point to discuss its plans for changes openly, and this upcoming new version is by no means an exception.

Man, I remember the glory days of Firefox 4.
We were so young back then.

In January.
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Very much dislike the visual aspect of these updates.
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I prefer my current look.
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I don't really get what they are doing here. Are the small icons meant to be like quick launch buttons?

 

It doesn't look that bad, but Firefox 25? I remember we had Firefox 4 not long back, how they hell are we at 25 already?

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Firefox now looks like chrome?

Do not want.

Do like the quick launch icons at the top left though, interesting idea.
    
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I much prefer the current Firefox. Where's the Firefox button? Have you not learned anything from Microsoft removing the start button?

P.S. They are outright copying Chrome's three-lined settings icon. This is not any sort of Firefox update, it's just Firefox copying Chrome.

The sole reason why I use Firefox is because of the superior GUI and user-friendliness. If we just have two Chromes, I'm obviously going to use the real Chrome. Bad move Mozilla.
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I like it.
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I much prefer the current Firefox. Where's the Firefox button? Have you not learned anything from Microsoft removing the start button?

P.S. They are outright copying Chrome's three-lined settings icon. This is not any sort of Firefox update, it's just Firefox copying Chrome.

The sole reason why I use Firefox is because of the superior GUI and user-friendliness. If we just have two Chromes, I'm obviously going to use the real Chrome. Bad move Mozilla.

Pretty much this. GUI/addons make up 99% of my decision making for a browser, as speeds and such are pretty near impossible to differentiate without a synthetic test showing us the split ms differences rolleyes.gif

So if FF will look just like Chrome, I might as well give Chrome another try, seeing as how its so good Mozilla wants to copy them so badly. It would be funny if FF turns out to be what changes me to Chrome (doubt it, but it would be funny)
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The thing I can't stand about chrome is the way tabs are managed. The tabs get smaller as more tabs are opened. For anyone who does research in any way shape or form, this means soon you will be unable to recognize ANY of the tabs as they are all tiny icons. I pretty much use firefox for this sole reason.
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So the new tabs look like Chrome, then again the people who created Chrome was from Firefox.
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