Results 1 to 4 of 4

Thread: News - Firefox for Windows 8 Touch beta is available for download

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    28,577
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,858 times in 634 posts

    News - Firefox for Windows 8 Touch beta is available for download

    Browser has tile-based start screen and is optimised for the Windows 8 Modern UI.
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Senior Member AGTDenton's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2009
    Location
    Bracknell
    Posts
    1,368
    Thanks
    294
    Thanked
    195 times in 138 posts
    • AGTDenton's system
      • Motherboard:
      • ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer
      • CPU:
      • Intel Core i7 980
      • Memory:
      • 24GB Corsair Dominator GT
      • Storage:
      • OCZ Vector + HDDs
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Inno3D GTX 980 iChill Herculez X4 Air Boss Ultra
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic X-850W
      • Case:
      • Fractal Design Define XL
      • Operating System:
      • 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • BenQ
      • Internet:
      • 70MB using BT line

    Re: News - Firefox for Windows 8 Touch beta is available for download

    They should have gone for 'Paws' instead of tiles.

    Surprised its taken this long to see something for Windows 8 though, but no time like the present.


    Rigs:
    Main: ASUS P6T7 WS Supercomputer, i7 980, 24GB Corsair Dominator GT, OCZ Vectors + HDDs, Inno3D GTX 980 iChill Herculez X4 Air Boss Ultra, Seasonic X-850W, Fractal Design Define XL, 10 x64 Pro, Noctua DH14 + stock chassis fans

  3. #3
    Not a good person scaryjim's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Location
    Manchester
    Posts
    15,021
    Thanks
    1,191
    Thanked
    2,239 times in 1,842 posts
    • scaryjim's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Dell Inspiron
      • CPU:
      • Core i5 8250U
      • Memory:
      • 1x 8GB DDR4 2400
      • Storage:
      • 128GB M.2 SSD + 1TB HDD
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Radeon R5 230
      • PSU:
      • Battery/Dell brick
      • Case:
      • Dell Inspiron 5570
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10
      • Monitor(s):
      • 15" 1080p laptop panel

    Re: News - Firefox for Windows 8 Touch beta is available for download

    Interesting that they've gone the polar opposite of Chrome though - all modern UI and tiles v. Chrome's OS-like taskbar (sorry, shelf) and in-app windowing. Perhaps the Firefox team believe the time is ripe for Win 8 tablets to start stealing the limelight...

  4. #4
    Member
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    120
    Thanks
    2
    Thanked
    1 time in 1 post
    • RT-XD's system
      • Motherboard:
      • HM77??
      • CPU:
      • i7 3740QM
      • Memory:
      • 8Gb 1600Mhz
      • Storage:
      • 256Gb Sandisk Ultra Plus, 500Gb Hitachi 7200rpm + 32Gb SSD mSATA cache
      • Graphics card(s):
      • GTX 680m
      • PSU:
      • A battery
      • Case:
      • M17xR4 case
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 8.1
      • Monitor(s):
      • Laptop Monitor + BenQ 21" 1080p Monitor

    Re: News - Firefox for Windows 8 Touch beta is available for download

    Nice! I've been waiting for this. I can't go on using IE for my surface...

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •