Mozilla flaunts new Firefox logo, launches Firefox 23 beta with Social API

By Rick
Jun 28, 2013
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  1. Mozilla has rolled out Firefox 23, the foundation's latest beta release for PC, Mac and Android platforms. Unlike most betas though, this latest release is accompanied by yet a more emblematic milestone: a newly design logo. The new artwork is...

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  2. treeski

    treeski TS Guru Posts: 912   +150

    The logo change is so subtle, why bother?
  3. "which will speed up H.264 encoding in Windows Vista/7/8"

    Surely you mean DEcoding, otherwise we are getting a browser that can encode video, now that's a novelty feature.
    hammer2085 and Auth3ntic0 like this.
  4. cuerdc

    cuerdc TS Rookie Posts: 23

    Took me a moment to even notice. As for the rest might try it but probably will just stick with chrome but when knows I could go back.

    NTAPRO TS Enthusiast Posts: 811   +91

    I honestly never even noticed the fox until now
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  6. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,873   +1,755

    lol - Please forgive me for laughing.

    Your point only proves, it doesn't really matter how refined they make the icon.
  7. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,353   +1,049

    I hope somebody writes an extension to prevent Firefox from doing this.

    Call it, "Hermit Fox"! Or maybe, "Get out of my Face Fox"! Wait, I've got it, "Do you really need to put your Nose there Fox?"
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  8. cliffordcooley

    cliffordcooley TechSpot Paladin Posts: 6,873   +1,755

    I like the extension name "Hermit Fox" myself. :)
  9. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,172   +944

    It took me a while to see the differences. But seriously, why bother with these changes treeski said. At least make the logo flat... if anything.
  10. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,353   +1,049

    This really needs some type of explanation. One of the many things that gamers like to run on about is 3D rendering.

    Why on earth would you like to make the FF logo flat?

    As a prime example against this would be, what do you get when you take all the depth and perspective out of the Windows GUI?

    Well? You get .........(wait for it).........."Metro"!

    (Oh glorious & joyous day, the rapture that is Metro, I am complete, Metro completes me, Steve Ballmer completes me).

    (I could go on! But should I go on? Let me see a show of hands).
  11. Skidmarksdeluxe

    Skidmarksdeluxe TS Evangelist Posts: 3,854   +946

    Wow!! What an eye catching logo. It looks... well... identical to the previous ones. Now that's what I'd call a major change.
  12. Maximum Payne

    Maximum Payne TS Rookie

    Actually image doesn't do the justice , if you install FF 23 you will see very different icon.
  13. JC713

    JC713 TS Evangelist Posts: 7,172   +944

    I personally like that flat stuff xD. 3D is also awesome, but I like the flat look for icons though.
  14. St1ckM4n

    St1ckM4n TS Evangelist Posts: 3,479   +626

    Flatness inhibits productivity, fact. Giving depth, transculency, 3D-ness, only helps to increase our productivity. It's the only thing we can do, until we get actual 3D capable workstations - think virtual reality.
  15. Dustyn

    Dustyn TS Rookie Posts: 32

    If I gotta look that hard... why is this news?
  16. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 11,353   +1,049

    It's news because you weren't paying attention in the first place.
  17. avoidz

    avoidz TS Maniac Posts: 454   +54

    Would not have noticed any difference.
  18. Dustyn

    Dustyn TS Rookie Posts: 32

    Nothing to pay attention to... really.

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