Firefox 89 brings a new look to Proton. Everything is bigger, rounder, more elegant
In recent months, Firefox has now focused on privacy export Version 89 however changes face particularly. Mozilla has promised to have a makeover at the start of the year called the proton, which will replace the previous Photon published in Firefox 57. After long tests, it is now active for everyone.
The user is not too shocked, all the elements are in place, only the icons have changed and that’s it More airy and rounderIn short, no more wasted space, which is useful for touch screens, but not so much for traditional screens.
The “ears” of the plates no longer have anything to do with the hearing aid, and the active plate is distinguished by a rectangle with rounded corners and having no connection with the bar below. It’s slightly extended, which Firefox uses, among other things, to write the text “PLAYING” under the page title, whether it’s playing audio or video in the selected panel.
Browser menus, prompts to turn on the microphone, geolocation, etc. have all undergone a similar overhaul. Mozilla has also modified the elements of Web forms (text fields, drop-down menus, buttons, check marks…) to better match the new look of the browser.
By the way, you can display it in light, dark or colored (Alpenglow) mode, or leave the settings according to the scheme. Special care is given to users macOS. Firefox corrected oversaturated colors on HDR screens and improved full screen mode, which hides all toolbars. Context menus adapt to the system, Firefox has learned to work with the new trackpad gesture (smart zoom) and the bounce effect will appear when the page scrolls to the end.
Firefox 89 has also changed the settings for the Incognito window. It is active by default Complete cookie protection. Additionally, the creators fixed 10 reported security vulnerabilities.