Even so, Mozilla has said it's important that it have a Modern browser app to remain competitive. Google, for instance, has had a much less ambitious Modern version of Chrome since June 2012.
Mozilla will launch the Release version of Firefox 24 for Windows, OS X and Linux desktops early Tuesday. Among the expected changes will be support for OS X's vanishing scrollbars -- a feature Apple introduced in mid-2011's Lion -- and the ability to close all tabs to the right of a selected tab.
This article, Mozilla postpones Metro Firefox release to late January, was originally published at Computerworld.com.
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