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Safari tip: Force HTML5 video to open instead of Flash

As more people get fed up with the poor performance and security flaws of Adobe's Flash Player, they are uninstalling the Flash plug-in from their computers. The problem is that even if a site offers up HTML5 video as an alternative to Flash, trying to get to it from Safari on a Mac will pop up the...

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Safari Extension highlight: gleeBox

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. gleeBox will certainly delight keyboard jockeys, as it replaces many browser-based tasks you'd typically complete by mousing around...

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Safari extension highlight: Add to Reader

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW is highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today's extension highlight is Add to Reader by Richard Käll. Like most of the extensions we've highlighted so far, it makes one aspect of...

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Safari extension highlight: Minimal Gmail

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Minimal Gmail is my new favorite Safari extension. It allows you to "clean up" a lot of the GMail interface,...

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Safari extension highlight: Naked Twitter

Here's an extension that's quite at home with Cleaner YouTube. Naked Twitter relieves your Twitter account's homepage of all the sidebar clutter. The only remaining links (profile, replies, direct messages and log out) are represented by small icons at the top of the page. Additionally, there are no...

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Do you love or hate Safari 5's 'smarter' address bar?

I'll state for the record that the new address bar functionality in Safari 5 is the most un-Apple interaction I've seen come out of Cupertino in a long time. Perhaps adding RAM to my 8500 was more painful, but when a company known for ease-of-use screws up something so basic, it makes you wonder,...

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Safari extension highlight: Awesome Screenshot

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today's featured extension is Awesome Screenshot which lets you capture, annotate and share screenshots to awesomescreenshot.com....

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Safari extension highlight: Safari Access Keys

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Fellow keyboard jockeys will appreciate this one. Safari Access Keys displays a site's keyboard shortcuts in the browser's toolbar....

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Safari extension highlight: Facebook Photo Zoom

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Here's one from the "fun" category. As Facebook overtakes the Internet and our collective consciousness, we're spending more and more...

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Safari extensions highlight: A good-looking Google Reader

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Many of Google's Web apps have been long on functionality but short on looks. Google Reader, the Web-based RSS reader, is a good...

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Safari extension highlight: SnapBack and Reload

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today we're highlighting two extensions that restore functionality to Safari that's been lost: the reload button and the snapback...

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Safari extension highlight: Exposer

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. I was recently very glad to learn that I'm not the only one who keeps many tabs open in Safari at once. And I...

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Safari Extension highlight: A Cleaner YouTube

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Here's a nice extension for those who visit YouTube but dislike its visual clutter. A Cleaner YouTube by...

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Safari extensions gallery, Safari 5.0.1 available

That wasn't a very long wait. Apple has finally published the Safari extensions gallery we've been anticipating for a few weeks. There's a large number of extensions available right off the bat, including some from The New York Times, Major League Baseball, Amazon and Bing. There's also an...

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Ostrich: A Twitter extension for Safari

Oh, the ever-growing mountain of Twitter apps. Not since the Cola Wars has such a fierce battle for commercial dominance been waged. Today's combatant is unique in that it's a Safari 5 extension. It's young, and with a little work could be quite nice. Ostrich is an extension for Safari 5 that...

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