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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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iPhoto, Aperture, and Safari all get updates

Wow, it's a busy day at Apple. First we had the iOS 6.0.1 release, then developers got the iOS 6.1 beta and a new version of Xcode, and now Apple's dropped iPhoto, Aperture, and Safari updates for the Mac. iPhoto received a bump to version...

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Can't save PDF files from Safari with Mountain Lion? Here's the fix

There's quite a bit of traffic on Apple's discussion boards (and others) about a problem with saving PDF files that have been viewed in Safari with Mountain Lion. Safari can view PDF files just fine, but for many people the problems start when...

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Mac 101: Safari bookmark shortcuts

Once you memorize the patterns, keyboard shortcuts can be huge time savers. Some easy-to-remember keystrokes are available in Safari and give you quick access to your bookmarked URLs. In this Mac 101, we will show you how to organize your...

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Trigger private browsing in Safari for specific sites

Tony over at Macolyte has posted a good tip on how to enable private browsing in Safari on a particular site. Why would you want this? It's good for when you're viewing financial sites and other sensitive personal data where you don't want to...

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Mountain Lion 101: Safari

Apple's venerable Mac Web browser, Safari, was updated to version 6.0 yesterday with the release of OS X Mountain Lion with many new features and one glaring omission. Safari 6 is also available for Lion users. First, let's talk about the...

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Mountain Lion: Get your RSS button back in Safari 6

One of the most irritating omissions from Safari 6 -- the default Web browser in OS X Mountain Lion -- is that the RSS button has been removed from near the address bar. In fact, Safari no longer supports RSS feed reading natively, either. The...

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Google could pay $22.5M fine for violating Apple users' privacy

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is on the verge of fining Google for the record amount of US$22.5 million as a settlement for violating the privacy of users of Apple's Safari browser. The fine comes after the Wall Street Journal...

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Apple unveils vew version of Safari that syncs tabs, supports gestures

During its presentation on OS X Mountain Lion, Apple unveiled a new version of Safari that'll improve your desktop browsing experience. The new Safari will have the "fastest javascript engine of any browser on the planet" and "lightning fast...

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Apple shows off iCloud integration in Mountain Lion

Tim Cook is currently demoing iCloud's integration in Mountain Lion onstage at the WWDC Keynote in San Francisco. iCloud, Apple's cloud sync service, has been a big hit on iOS already, with 125 million iCloud users registered and using the...

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Inkling for Web puts iPad books in a browser

We've discussed Inkling's interactive digital textbooks numerous times here on TUAW, both in terms of the products the publisher has released and in comparison with Apple's own iBooks Author-created textbooks. Now the company has announced a way...

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