At first glance
-Improved user interface
*More workspace in the default setup.
*Cleaner menu setup and dynamic display of messaging features.
*Notification of blocked pop-ups.
*Simple retrieval of closed pages and blocked pop-ups.
*New start bar gives easy access to useful features.
-Voice functionality is available for Windows 2000 and XP.
-"Fit to window width" feature removes the horizontal scrollbar.
-"Fit to page width" feature improves printing.
-Enhanced RSS newsfeed reader is available without activating e-mail client.
-Support for XMLHttpRequest; Gmail Web mail is fully supported.
-Implemented automated weekly check for updated versions.