Only a few years ago Netscape was the web browser of choice. As soon as Microsoft bundled Internet Explorer with their operating system, naturally more and more people chose to use Internet Explorer. Those were the days where there were no pop-up advertisements, few worries about malicious software and tabbed browsing was yet to be invented. Thus most people were fairly happy with the basic Internet Explorer and didn't really worry about innovation. Netscape quickly disappeared from the mainstream.
Netscape Navigator 9 beta 2 is the second public preview of the forthcoming major release. There is little information about the second beta release, so probably no additional features over the first release. This contained a few innovations such as the facility to guess the URL you insert in to your URL bar at the top of the screen, if you insert the wrong URL.
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