With all the browsers out on the market today, it is easy to get lost in making a decision, if you even choose to make one. Most will be content with Internet Explorer while others will stop a nothing to avoid using any product smelling like the hills of Redmond. With this mind it is refreshing to see that Mozilla has again put forth what many consider to be the new multi-platform standard in the browser market with it's latest offering named FireFox 1.0. For those seeking an alternative packed with features and cross platform standardization FireFox is the answer. With a feel and ease of use like Apple's Safari, Mozilla has put forth a product worth modeling and further development.
Also out this month is the new $100mm search engine built by Microsoft. With the maturity of the Internet comes the market need for search engines. With the defacto standard being Google, alternatives that are effective and functional are few in numbers, a trend sure to change in the near future. Microsoft's new effort has thus far been kept simple (a trait not so common to Microsoft projects) and thus found to be very effective. They appear to have spent a lot time and effort getting to understand search functionality and user interaction. With a style much like Google, Microsoft has built a strong alternative to the giant Google with ingredients from both.
We have developed a simple solution to add the MSN BETA SEARCH bar to your FireFox 1.0 search bar options.