Mozilla intro "Cognitive Shield" as new Firefox Tab Page

Mozilla has been working on ways to make a potential new tab screen for Firefox. The team wants to give quick access to fequently visited sites, with less distracting tab area. And that's led to a new concept dubbed "cognitive shield." What happens is that Firefox will keep track of your recently and frequently visited pages. But instead of showing you […]

Mozilla has been working on ways to make a potential new tab screen for Firefox. The team wants to give quick access to fequently visited sites, with less distracting tab area. And that's led to a new concept dubbed "cognitive shield." What happens is that Firefox will keep track of your recently and frequently visited pages. But instead of showing you a list of links or thumbnails every time you open a new tab, Firefox will show you a dull gray set of icons for those pages. If you type an address or search term into the location bar, you'll never see anything other than this unremarkable list of icons. But if you scroll your mouse over the page it will expand into a colorful list of web sites and favicons, informs Mozilla Labs.Firefox New Tab Page: