On the 1st of June, the Mozilla team announced that Firefox 89 is now ready to download. The latest version of the web browser comes in with various new features and enhancements. The version is redesigned and modernized with several changes.
Introducing New Simplified Interface
Firefox 89 now brings in a cleaner and modern design for the panels, info bars, and modals. The floating tab additionally offers information and surface cues such as visual indicators for audio controls. The Mozilla team decreased the number of notifications and alerts to prevent unneeded distractions. The newest version additionally comes with several fixes like moving the mouse to the top of the screen will no more hide the tabs behind the system menu bar.
The Mozilla Firefox 89 additionally launches a non-native web form controls implementation that provides a modern design and also brings in several improvements to webpage loading performance. Users can add the screenshots shortcut to the toolbar and this shortcut is also available in the right-click menu. Mozilla further updated the browser’s SmartBlock feature and media auto-play is disabled by default in the latest release.
Additionally, the latest version of the browser brings in Total Cookie Protection by default in its private browsing windows.
“This implies that while you open a private browsing window, each of the sites you visit is provided with an individual cookie jar that keeps cookies limited to that particular website. Hence, cookies can no longer be utilized to follow you from site to site and gather your browsing history,” Mozilla said in a blog post.
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