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Early iPhone engineer shares stories of Safari's move to mobile

Early iPhone engineer shares stories of Safari's move to mobile

What was it like moving Apple's Safari web browser from the Mac to the original iPhone? More interestingly, what was it like doing it under the attention of Steve Jobs? Former Apple engineer Francisco Tolmasky, one of the team members who helped do just that, spoke with Brian X. Chen about it as...
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Revamped Safari for Yosemite shown off at WWDC

At today's WWDC keynote Apple took the wraps off a brand new release of its Safari browser. Designed around the new, simpler, translucent OS X 10.10 Yosemite visual style, the new Safari features a single short toolbar, allowing more space for content, among many other features. The favorites...
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Safari hits version 7.0.4 with security improvements, now available in Mac App Store

Just a quick note here — Safari has been bumped up to version 7.0.4 in the Mac App Store, bringing with it security improvements. This update won't have as many user-facing changes as 7.0.3 did, but any update that improves security is going to be worth the install. The latest version is...

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Google will warn if a mobile site's lousy with Flash content

Google has announced it is adding a new feature to its search results that will indicate if a web page will have issues being viewed on certain mobile devices such as an iPhone or iPad. While the vast majority of web pages can be viewed in full on a modern mobile web browser like Safari,...
Safari in OS X Yosemite: Explained

Safari in OS X Yosemite: Explained

While there are a number of web browsers available for OS X, only one is included: Safari. That makes Safari an incredibly important application for Apple, because it's one of the first things Mac users will use, and for many of us, it's the only web browser we use. So Safari is getting some big...
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Revamped Safari for Yosemite shown off at WWDC

At today's WWDC keynote Apple took the wraps off a brand new release of its Safari browser. Designed around the new, simpler, translucent OS X 10.10 Yosemite visual style, the new Safari features a single short toolbar, allowing more space for content, among many other features. The favorites...
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Safari hits version 7.0.4 with security improvements, now available in Mac App Store

Just a quick note here — Safari has been bumped up to version 7.0.4 in the Mac App Store, bringing with it security improvements. This update won't have as many user-facing changes as 7.0.3 did, but any update that improves security is going to be worth the install. The latest version is...
WebKit spools up FTL, seeks to make JavaScript even faster

WebKit spools up FTL, seeks to make JavaScript even faster

WebKit, the open source rendering engine that powers Apple's Safari and is the basis of most mobile browsers today, is looking to once again escalate its level of JavaScript performance. Dubbed FTL — not "faster than light" but "fourth tier LLVM" — it's now spooled up and ready jump onto OS X and...
Should modern web browsers show the URL or just the site name? [Poll]

Should modern web browsers show the URL or just the site name? [Poll]

Should web browsers stop showing URLs? A recent Canary build of Google Chrome replaced the uniform resource locator (URL) of websites with the domain name of the website. So, for example, instead of www.imore.com/should-modern-web-browsers-show-url-or-just-site-name it would only give you imore....
Early iPhone engineer shares stories of Safari's move to mobile

Early iPhone engineer shares stories of Safari's move to mobile

What was it like moving Apple's Safari web browser from the Mac to the original iPhone? More interestingly, what was it like doing it under the attention of Steve Jobs? Former Apple engineer Francisco Tolmasky, one of the team members who helped do just that, spoke with Brian X. Chen about it as...
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Yahoo really really wants to be the default search engine for iPhones and iPads

Fire up Safari on your iPhone or iPad today and you'll most likely find Google as the default search engine — but if Yahoo has their way that might change. Users have the option to change from Google to other search providers such as Bing or Yahoo, but Google's had the default spot locked down...
Safari updated to version 7.0.3 in the Mac App Store

Safari updated to version 7.0.3 in the Mac App Store

A quick point release update for Safari on the Mac is now available for download from the Mac App Store. Version 7.0.3 brings a number of improvements, including fixes for the search and address fields prematurely hitting return, credit card autofill with numerous websites and websites with...
Best alternative web browsers for iPad: Google Chrome, Dolphin, Mercury, and more!

Best web browsers for iPad: Google Chrome, Dolphin, Mercury, and more!

From managing downloads to virtual gaming controls, these are the very best alternative web browsers for iPad! Safari comes built right into the iPad and can sync your bookmarks and open tabs over iCloud so you're always up to date, everywhere. But what if you don't use Safari on your phone or...

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