Chrome gets a Firefox Panorama (formerly Tab Candy) extension

I’m trying out the new Firefox 4 beta 5 today which has an interesting way to manage tabs (actually, I think this feature was in the previous beta too). I am still not sure whether being able to manipulate so many tabs to easily is a big productivity win (I try keep my open tabs to a minimum, lest I completely ruin what passes for my productivity) but the feature is a very cool one nevertheless. If you haven’t seen Panorama in action before, here it is (it used to be called Tab Candy):

Firefox Panorama: How To from Aza Raskin on Vimeo.

How to use the newest Firefox feature: Panorama. For more info see http://www.azarask.in/blog/post/designing-tab-candy

Anyway, I noticed that there is a Chrome version now too called Tab Sugar so if you are a Chrome user who has a tendency to load up with tabs, it is worth checking this out. It looks practically identical to the Firefox version.

Paul
Enthusiast, marketing strategist, writer, and photographer. Passionate about my wife, Gina and #proudDad. Allergic to stupid

  1. Thanks, nice tip, I’ll be using Tab Sugar on Chrome. I was using FF since it’s first beta releases, now I’m really enjoying Chrome.

  2. I keep switching between Chrome and Firefox and have generally stuck with Firefox 3.6.x for the time being. I thought I’d spend a bit more time with Firefox 4 beta 5 today and it is really fast although still has the biggles you would expect from a beta product.

  3. […] of the features in Firefox 4 is an addon called Firefox Panorama which is used to organise tabs. I wrote about it a while ago after playing around with it for a little bit. I didn’t use it again until this morning. I […]

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