Tuesday, September 01, 2015
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Apple To Work With Cisco On Enterprise Environment; said To Prepare Own Original Programming
Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Processor To Geature Mobile Anti-malware Technology
WD My Cloud OS 3 Makes Cloud Storage More Personal
Samsung's Circular Gear S2 Smartwatches Unveiled
Android Wear Comes To iPhones
NVIDIA GRID 2.0 Launches
New LG Luxurious Urbane Smartwatch To Appear at IFA
Alienware Brings Liquid Cooling and Dynamic Overclocking to Holiday Lineup
Active Discussions
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
How to burn a backup copy of The Frozen Throne
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
Copied dvd's say blank in computer only
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
 Home > News > General Computing > Firefox...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Firefox Coming In Tablets


The Mozilla Mobile Team is working to make the Firefox browser look good on tablets, and Mozilla's Ian Barlow shared some of the design decisions the company has made with the new UI.



Firefox for tablets is an evolution of its phone based predecessor, with some added enhancements that take advantage of a tablet?s larger screen size.

Firefox looks right at home on Android 3.0, drawing its overall theme from Honeycomb's minimalist design language. Of course, this is still Firefox, so Mozilla has made sure to keep familiar visual elements in place, like its signature big back button and a distinctive tab shape.



The Awesomebar uses the same tabbed menu to allow quick access to bookmarks, history, and your synced desktop activity. Users of the current phone version of Firefox will notice that the tabs have been moved off to the left, which increases the number of results that can be displayed above the keyboard.



On Firefox for phones, Mozilla tucked away all of its UI elements to free up the screen for unrestricted browsing. On a tablet, the bigger screen allowed Mozilla's designers to bring some of those elements back onto the screen, like tabs, for example. In landscape mode, tabs exist in a persistent left bar, allowing for quicker browsing. You can switch through tabs with your left thumb, and scroll through web content with your right. In portrait mode, this tab bar gets rolled up into a menu item at the top of the screen, to free up browsing space below.



Previous
Next
Samsung to Showcase The Chronos Series Of Ultra-slim Laptops at IFA        All News        Samsung And Android Smartphones Gain More Ground In US
Windows 8 To Feature Both Metro and Desktop Style UI     General Computing News      OpenDNS and Google Aim At Speeding Up The Internet

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Mozilla Tests New Private Browsing and Add-ons Features
Firefox Attacks Microsoft Over Default Browser in Windows 10
Dell Introduces The Fully Rugged Latitude 12 Tablet
E FUN Introduces Affordable Flexx 2-in-1 Windows Tablets
Tablet Growth Will Continue to Slow in 2015, Cellular-Connected Tablets and 2-in-1s Maintain Their Momentum
First Panasonic Smart TVs Powered by Firefox OS Debut
Samsung to Release New Tablet Lineup
Orange Launches Firefox OS Smartphones in Africa
Tablet Market Remains Under Pressure From Alternative Devices
Samsung Galaxy Tab A Coming In The U.S.
Dell Venue 10 7000 Tablet Releasd With A 3D Camera, OLED screen
ASUS, AT&T Unveil The ASUS MeMO Pad 7 LTE

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2015 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .