:NetNews: New Explorer Gets Tabs

Almost five years after the first tabbed browsers appeared on the market, Microsoft is finally getting in on the feature.

Early this morning, Dean Hachamovitch, IE product unit manager, announced on the IE blog that Internet Explorer 7 (IE7) will include tabbed browsing.

“Some people have asked why we didn’t put tabs in IE sooner,” Hachamovitch wrote on the blog. “Initially, we had some concerns around complexity and consistency. “I think we made the wrong decision here initially, and we’re making the right one now,” he added.

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