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HN Request to any browser devs: Master Tabs
2 points by samstave 1622 days ago | hide | past | web | 3 comments | favorite
Any browser devs out there, I would like to ruqest a feature: Master Tabs.

I may or may not be an out of the norm user; I typically always have 25+ tabs open at all times in my browser.

These can range from many HN, Reddit, Email, Forum, News etc tabs that I am reading - If an article or thread is really long - I won't read it all in one sitting. Instead - I leave it up for even days on end, until I am ready to close it.

Sometimes I leave tabs open for days at a time just so I clikc on it ~once a day to remind myself about that item|news|article|thread|thought...

I would like to have Master Tabs within my browser to group them together (natively - not through colored tabs or some other thing - but if there is something amazing that will do this - please let me know) and have savable sessions.

Actually - think of it as Multiple Desktops - specific to my browser, but the 'desktop' can be a definable category.

I'd like to be able to slide a whole browser window any direction to open that category space, bookmark/tag them and then keep them together.

I'd like to be able to have a "searching for work" type of session. A "news", "tech" whatever session and I can group these and file them and save them accordingly.

Bonus points if you can make it via a hosted portal in which I have an encrypted connection whereby any .gov and .mil IPs are explicitly blocked/dropped :)

Have you played with Firefox's Tab Groups feature? http://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/tab-groups-organize-tabs It does some of what you're asking for.

I do this also. Once a tab is opened, it is rarely ever closed. I'd like a feature that automatically bookmarks and closes a tab if it's been open for a day or more.

I do this with multiple browser windows.

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