User Interface Design: Internet Explorer 9's Dysfunctional Colorful Tabs

By Xah Lee. Date:

Internet Explorer has colorful tabs. Look:

Internet Explorer 9 UI tabs 2012-04-04
Internet Explorer 9's colorful tabs.

Can you tell which is the current tab?

Here's Firefox tabs. Better.

Firefox UI tabs 2012-04-04
Firefox's tabs.

The best is Google Chrome's tabs.

Google Chrome UI tabs 2012-04-04
Google Chrome's tabs.

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