Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sat 28th Feb 2009 11:47 UTC
Apple A few days ago, Apple surprised everyone by releasing the first beta of Safari 4, the company's latest version of their WebKit browser. While I generally love Safari on the Mac (my browser of choice on that side of the fence), I've never felt as comfortable with it on the Windows side of things. In any case, this latest beta has made a very bold move in the interface department, and I'm sad to say that it's not for the better. Let me explain where it went wrong for Apple.
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RE[2]: Not that bad
by raynevandunem on Sun 1st Mar 2009 02:18 UTC in reply to "RE: Not that bad"
raynevandunem
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2006-11-24

I concur; Safari 4's tabtitlebar doesn't look or work too good on WinXP (it looks better on Vista and best on OS X, as far as I've seen from photos), while Chrome works well on that same platform.

However, I wish that Firefox's unscrunching of tabs for tabscrolling made it into Chrome's or Safari's tabtitlebars. That could've been a major saving grace for Safari 4, instead of maximizing the current page's tab at the expense of the other tabs within an already tight space.

The tabtitlebar is not the disaster in Safari 4, just how Apple makes it work.

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