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Topic: Safari

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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Share of iOS Safari, Chrome browsers grow as Google updates app for iPhone 5

09/24/2012, 06:09 pm

Google on Monday rolled out an updated version of its popular Chrome iOS web browser, bringing the multi tab-friendly experience to iOS 6 and more specifically the iPhone 5's 4-inch display, while Apple's own Safari gained over two percent share in iOS browser market.

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Google agrees to pay largest fine in FTC history for bypassing Safari privacy settings [u]

08/09/2012, 11:08 am

Google on Thursday agreed to pay a record $22.5 million fine for ignoring security settings designed to prevent advertisers from tracking users with cookies in Apple's Safari web browser, bringing an end to a six month investigation aimed at better protecting consumers' privacy rights online.

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Google reportedly fined $22.5M for bypassing Safari privacy settings

07/31/2012, 04:07 pm

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission will order Google to pay a $22.5 million civil penalty for sidestepping security settings in Apple's Safari web browser, bringing an end to a nearly six month long investigation.

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Apple apparently kills Windows PC support in Safari 6.0

07/25/2012, 03:07 pm

With the launch of Safari 6.0 for OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion and the release of a 6.0 update for existing Safari users on OS 10.7 Lion, Apple appears to have shelved efforts to continue developing Safari for Windows.

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Apple releases Safari 6 with offline reading for OS X 10.7 Lion

07/25/2012, 09:07 am

For those with OS X 10.7 Lion who aren't ready to upgrade to Wednesday's release of Mountain Lion, Safari 6 is now available for download, though a Windows version of Safari 6 remains absent.

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