Firefox 89 arrives with design overhaul, numerous macOS fixes

Mozilla’s version 89 release of Firefox overhauls the web browser with a modern appearance, and brings quite a few updates specifically for macOS.

The update, released on Tuesday, is framed as making the browser work even faster, with a “redesigned and modernized” core experience that’s cleaner and easier to use. This includes a clearing and streamlining of menus, the removal of underused items from the toolbar, and updated prompts.Mozilla also included an improved tab design with context-sensitive surface cues, such as audio control indicators. The number of alerts and messages will also be reduced to cut down on user interruption, while the lighter iconography and refined color palette is said to be cohesive and calmer than in previous versions.

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