Sunday, October 9th, 2005

Flock: The Web 2.0 Browser

Category: Editorial

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Our friends at TechCrunch have been talking about Flock, the new browser on the block, for awhile now.

There are more screen shots available showing us how Flock is participating with other services and letting us do more with our browser.

It is about time that we change some of the browser paradigms. Bookmarks/Favorites don’t work. We use deli.cio.us these days, and before even going to that we use Google.

Flock also gives you a blogging topbar, aiming to merge our browser needs with our blogging ones.

This is only the beginning I am sure. We need people to experiement with better ways to browse.

I am sure that there are a bunch of features that would REALLY help with Ajax style applications. Wouldn’t it be nice if the spinning wheel would spin in one way for a full load, and another for an Ajax load, so we didn’t have to come up with our own usability standards?

Bring it on Flock!

Update: More pics of Flock via Chris Messina

Posted by Dion Almaer at 3:34 pm
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I was going to write a comment but something is wrong with your textarea… or maybe firefox on my osx

Comment by Alex Bosworth — October 9, 2005

Hi Alex –

I am writing this on FF on OSX. What is the problem that you are seeing? Maybe you could email us ;)

Cheers,

Dion

Comment by Dion Almaer — October 9, 2005


I was going to write a comment but something is wrong with your textarea… or maybe firefox on my osx

Posted by: Alex Bosworth at October 9, 2005 06:33 PM

Isn’t that in and of itself a comment?

Comment by John Vilsack — October 10, 2005

Hey, thanks for the props guys. Mind linking to my original screenshot set?

http://flickr.com/photos/factoryjoe/sets/1082355/

Comment by Chris Messina — October 10, 2005

Hi Chris –

Thanks a lot. I have added the flickr url!

Dion

Comment by Dion Almaer — October 10, 2005

i think this is a fantastic site and i cannot wait to have access to all your features,thanks.

Comment by fudger — November 10, 2005

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