Browser Industry Jumping To Metro Style Apps For Windows 8
After tons of improvement new Internet Explorer does look like a browser. It is even more stylish with its app style browsing in Windows 8 which is mainly suitable for touch based platform. Countering this Mozilla and Google Chrome have already set their hands to build Windows 8 ready browser to work and desktop or as app, the way Internet Explorer does. But to work as metro application browser have to be developed in all new WinRT API which is making another problem with already build foundations. Microsoft have already highlighted requirement for upcoming browser to function as app and also as desktop based software.
Both Mozilla and Chrome have disclosed their working on metro style browser and we would able to see them within few months. Mozilla road-map heads to July 17 for FireFox 14 launch which might include metro application bundled with it.