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Topic: Safari

Mavericks Feature Focus: Safari 7 and iCloud Keychain

10/26/2013, 07:10 pm

Safari's sixth major revision brings some visual tweaks, a slew of performance and power efficiency enhancements, and Apple's all-new integrated password manager, iCloud Keychain.

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Apple updates Safari to version 6.1 for Mountain Lion users

10/22/2013, 05:10 pm

Mac owners who will not be taking advantage of the free upgrade to Mavericks can nonetheless enjoy some of updates Apple has made to their Safari web browser.

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Websites activating Safari push notifications ahead of OS X Mavericks rollout

10/22/2013, 01:10 am

Two mainstream websites on Monday appeared to activate push notifications for Safari, a new feature built into Apple's forthcoming OS X 10.9 Mavericks that allows sites to send out updates to Mac users via the Web.

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Judge dismisses class-action suit against Google for bypassing Safari privacy controls

10/10/2013, 09:10 pm

A Delaware judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit filed by users of Apple's Safari browser, finding that the plaintiffs could not prove that the search giant had caused any real harm when it circumvented Apple's security measures in order to store cookies in the browser.

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Apple releases Safari 6.1 Seed 8 for OS X Lion and Mountain Lion

09/16/2013, 09:09 pm

Ahead of an expected release later this year, Apple on Monday made available Safari 6.1 Seed 8 for OS X 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion with WebKit enhancements, among other updates.

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Apple preparing developers for Safari Push Notifications rollout in Mavericks

09/04/2013, 07:09 pm

In a mass email sent out to developers on Wednesday, Apple said to "get ready" for Safari Push Notifications in OS X Mavericks, a feature set to activate when the next-generation operating system launches this fall.

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iOS 7 beta: Safari ditches '.com' button, dots return in Calendar

07/08/2013, 03:07 pm

The third beta of iOS 7 features a number of subtle but significant tweaks to the pre-release operating system, including the return of event day dots in Calendar, and the removal of the ".com" button from the virtual keyboard in Safari.

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Inside iOS 7: Safari gains portrait fullscreen, unified search bar, visual tabs

06/20/2013, 09:06 am

Underneath its fresh coat of paint, Safari in iOS 7 includes a number of new features that make it a richer mobile browsing experience, including a mandated fullscreen mode in both portrait and landscape views, and a new unified smart search box.

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OS X Mavericks' new App Nap, Timer Coalescing features target battery efficiency

06/18/2013, 08:06 am

Apple plans to advance its leadership in notebook battery efficiency with a series of new features in OS X Mavericks designed to achieve substantial power savings while maintaining or even improving upon the "snappy" responsiveness of the system.

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Safari 7.0 streamlined and accelerated for OS X Mavericks

06/14/2013, 02:06 pm

Apple's new Safari 7.0 is faster, more efficient and sports streamlined new interface enhancements in OS X Mavericks.

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WebKit releases new SunSpider 1.0 benchmark to chart the future of JavaScript performance

05/02/2013, 08:05 am

Apple's WebKit team has released a revamped new SunSpider 1.0 benchmark suite for profiling the performance of web browser JavaScript execution, replacing the 0.9 version initially released at the end of 2007.

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Apple updates Safari Web browser and Java plug-ins for OS X

04/16/2013, 05:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday released four Internet-related software updates, including Safari for Mountain Lion, Lion and Snow Leopard and two Java for Mac OS X downloads.

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Mozilla Firefox not coming to iPhone, iPad until Apple relaxes iOS browser rules

03/10/2013, 10:03 pm

Apple is too unfriendly to third-party browsers, says Mozilla vice president Jay Sullivan, and Firefox will not be coming to iPads and iPhones until Apple decides to loosen the restrictions governing browsers iOS.

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EU fines Microsoft 561M euros for not giving customers a choice of browser

03/06/2013, 09:03 am

Microsoft's penalties with the European Union continue to grow, as the organization hit the Windows maker with another 561-million euro fine on Wednesday.

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HTML 5 bug allows huge data dumps on most Mac and PC Web browsers

03/03/2013, 05:03 pm

A recently discovered flaw in the HTML 5 coding language could allow websites to bombard users with gigabytes of junk data, with a number of popular browsers being open to the vulnerability.

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Apple, Google nearly tied as top contributors to WebKit as adoption expands

02/11/2013, 03:02 pm

Apple still contributes the greatest number of 'reviewed commits' enhancing its open source WebKit browser engine, but Google is nearly tied in contributions while an active and expanding community assist.

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Akamai: Mobile Safari was dominant mobile browser in Q3 2012, trailed Android's cellular data share

01/28/2013, 11:01 pm

In its latest "State of the Internet Report" released on Monday, web content delivery firm Akamai found that Apple's Mobile Safari accounted for about 60 percent of mobile browser usage across its networks, but trailed Android devices connecting to the internet using cellular data.

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UK Apple users sue Google over alleged Safari tracking

01/28/2013, 01:01 pm

A group of 12 Apple device users has brought a lawsuit against Google in the U.K., claiming that the search giant violated their privacy by tracking them and secretly logging their browsing habits.

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iOS 6 bug reenables JavaScript in Safari without user consent

12/21/2012, 10:12 am

The Safari browser in Apple's iOS 6 platform has a potentially serious JavaScript bug that could have major security and privacy implications.

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Apple rolls out OS X updates for Safari, iPhoto and Aperture

11/01/2012, 06:11 pm

Apple on Thursday rolled out a batch of software updates, bringing minor security fixes to its Safari web browser, a number of additions like enhanced Photo Stream support to iPhoto, and a huge change list for Aperture.

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