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Mac 101: An introduction to keyboard shortcuts in Safari for Mac

More Mac 101, tips and tricks for novice Mac users. A long time friend of mine, who is also a long-time Windows user, has recently bought a MacBook Air. Like any transition, it's not been without its hiccups. But he's really pleased with his new...

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Google agrees to $17 million settlement in Safari privacy case

It's sometimes easy to forget, what with all of Google's various ventures and services, that the search giant's impressive revenue stream comes almost entirely from advertising revenue. To that end, Google has an extremely strong interest in...

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Improved Evernote web clipper for Safari integrates several services

It's easy to find your life revolving around Evernote at times. The note-taking service is powerful, easy to use and free; and it keeps improving. Evernote's iOS app recently underwent a thorough makeover that has dramatically improved the speed of...

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With Mavericks just around the corner, websites begin supporting Safari push notifications

Apple is expected to unveil -- and ship shortly thereafter -- the final version of OS X 10.9 Mavericks at its media event today. With the new OS' launch fast approaching, some big-name websites have decided to switch on Safari push notifications a...

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How to search a webpage for a specific word in mobile Safari

One of the great, and yet little known, features in mobile Safari is that it allows you to search a webpage for a specific word. This feature is a lifesaver if you happen to come across a lengthy article, for example, and want to quickly skip ahead...

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PasswordBox answers the question "What happens to my passwords when I die?"

In the world of password management tools for OS X and iOS, there's one big gorilla out there -- 1Password from AgileBits. A new entry into the market may make inroads by not only offering a much more simple way to save login information, but also...

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Apple announces Safari upgrades as part of OS X Mavericks

Apple has announced an updated version of Safari at WWDC. The browser update adds a new home page featuring a Top Sites feature that stores all of your bookmarks and regularly read sites. Using a new bookmark bar, you can easily add and...

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Slew of updates include Java, Safari, iPhoto and Aperture

Apple decided to push a lot of updates this afternoon, most of them related to a Java update that disables the Java SE 6 applet plug-in. By disabling the plug-in, Apple is allowing consumers to re-enable it on a case-by-case basis. Apple has...

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Net Applications: Safari still the top mobile browser

According to the latest data from Net Applications, Apple's Safari still dominates mobile browser web traffic. As reported by John Paczkowski at AllThingsD, Safari for iOS grabbed 61.79 percent of all mobile browser web traffic in March of 2013,...

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Apple blocking older version of Flash Player plug-in on Safari

Apple announced today that they've updated the web plug-in-blocking mechanism in Safari on OS X to disable older versions of the Adobe Flash Player. The move is a way to protect users from a recent vulnerability that took advantage of an older...

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Google accused of tracking iPhone users, up to 10m could sue in the UK

The Guardian is reporting that Google may be hit with a slew of lawsuits over the company's clandestine monitoring of Britons who use the Safari web browser on iPhones, iPads and Macs. Google admits that it bypassed Safari security settings...

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TUAW Bookshelf: iPod Evolution

The iPod is the member of the Apple family that is overshadowed by the newer, more popular kids on the block. Yet it was the iPod that was the "gateway drug" for many of today's Apple fans, opening the eyes of a generation to how consumer...

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Apple Safari is 10 years old today

Sniff. Those children of ours get so old so quickly... Today is the 10th birthday of Apple's Safari web browser, so have a little cake or maybe propose a toast to the default Mac and iOS browser. The first version of Safari was released as a...

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How Apple's Safari was kept a secret

How do you build and test a new web browser when nobody in the world -- outside of the tiny development team -- is allowed to know of its existence? Very carefully, according to Safari engineer Don Melton, who detailed some of the finer points of...

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iOS 6 JavaScript bug could affect mobile Safari users

If you've used Safari on your iOS 6 device lately, you've probably noticed the new app banners that pop up on several sites whenever that site has a related app. But as AppleInsider reports, it looks like the new banners have the ability to meddle...

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Safari could have been called 'Freedom'

Earlier this week, former Apple engineer Don Melton started his own personal blog. Yesterday, he recounted the time during his management of the web browser project he'd started at 1 Infinite Loop, when he first heard the name "Safari" (about a...

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