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Topic: Safari

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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Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion GM: Safari 6 adds iPad-style iCloud-shared tabs

07/12/2012, 07:07 am

Safari turns 6 in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, offering a new view of open tabs similar to iPad and a new iCloud tab-sharing feature, along with an offline Reading List, new website passwords browser, new privacy settings, and a feature that allows websites to send alerts to the new Notification Center.

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Google set to pay record $22.5M fine for violating Apple users' privacy

07/10/2012, 07:07 am

Google is expected to pay a $22.5 million fine, the largest in the history of the Federal Trade Commission, for bypassing the privacy settings of users of Apple's Safari Web browser.

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Apple's iOS takes 65% mobile browser share in June, Android at 20%

07/02/2012, 09:07 am

Apple has continued to take an increasingly larger share of mobile devices tracked by Net Applications, reaching more than 65 percent in the month of June.

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Apple's second developer preview of Safari 6 fixes crashes

06/21/2012, 01:06 pm

Apple this week supplied developers with its second preview build of Safari 6, fixing an issue that would cause the pre-release software to crash.

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Google promises Chrome support for MacBook Pro with Retina Display

06/13/2012, 09:06 pm

Google revealed on Wednesday that it is "committed to polishing" its Chrome browser to take advantage of Apple's new MacBook Pro with Retina Display.

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Safari 5.1.7 update disables out-of-date Flash versions

05/09/2012, 05:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday released an update to its Safari web browser that automatically disables old versions of Adobe's Flash Player as they don't have the most up-do-date security features.

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FTC reportedly set to fine Google "tens of millions" for bypassing Safari privacy settings

05/04/2012, 02:05 pm

The US Federal Trade Commission is reportedly negotiating with Google over the size of a fine that will be imposed for the search giant's efforts to bypass the privacy settings of Apple's desktop and mobile Safari web browser.

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Apple seeds Safari 5.2 Update 3 to developers

04/18/2012, 08:04 pm

Following the release of OS X Mountain Lion Developer Preview 3, Apple has seeded Safari 5.2 Update 3 that carries a few new features and bug fixes.

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Google, Facebook working to undermine Do Not Track privacy protections

03/30/2012, 07:03 pm

Google and Facebook, along with other advertising and technology companies, are working to keep government discussions on "Do Not Track" regulations private so they can twist the definition of "consumer tracking" to the point of offering completely meaningless protections for users.

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Safari 5.1.5 fixes 32-bit usability bug

03/26/2012, 05:03 pm

Just two weeks after releasing Safari 5.1.4, Apple on Monday launched version 5.1.5 which addresses a minor bug faced by users running the web browser in 32-bit mode.

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Apple releases Safari 5.1.4 with up to 11% faster JavaScript performance

03/12/2012, 12:03 pm

Apple on Monday released a maitenance and security update for its Safari Web browser that promises up to an 11 percent Javascript performance boost over the previous version, in addition to delivery roughly a dozen other enhancements.

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Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Safari 5.2 offers to set up local Internet accounts

03/05/2012, 06:03 pm

When users log into web accounts (such as Google) in Safari and opt to save their account login, the browser will now offer to also configure local native apps, including Mail, Calendar, Contacts, Messages and Notes, in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, leveraging the same easy account setup pioneered by iOS.

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New low level JavaScript interpreter to boost WebKit performance more than 200%

03/01/2012, 07:03 pm

Apple's WebKit JavaScriptCore is now a "triple tier virtual machine," offering the potential for 2-2.5 times faster JavaScript performance in Safari.

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Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Safari 5.2 adds privacy settings, website alerts

03/01/2012, 12:03 pm

Safari gets a minor overhaul in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, offering a new website passwords browser, new privacy settings, and a new feature that allows websites to send alerts to the Notifications Center.

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Inside OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion: Safari 5.2 gets a simplified user interface with new sharing features

02/29/2012, 08:02 pm

Safari gets a minor overhaul in this summer's release of OS X Mountain Lion, offering a cleaner, smarter user interface with a unified search and location field and new sharing features.

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Safari user sues Google over claimed privacy violation

02/21/2012, 07:02 pm

A user of Apple's Safari, the default web browser of every Mac and iOS product, is suing Google Inc. after it came to light that the world's largest internet company had implemented a tracking system that allegedly violates federal wiretapping and privacy laws.

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Google reportedly ignoring Safari users' privacy settings to better track its ads [u]

02/17/2012, 12:02 am

Google has joined other online advertisers in intentionally circumventing the privacy settings of desktop and iOS Safari users in an effort to better track their web browsing activity [updated with comment from Google].

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Samsung shop features Apple's App Store, Safari icons on decorative app wall [u]

09/23/2011, 10:09 pm

In the midst of a tense legal dispute with Apple, Samsung strangely appears to have borrowed the iPhone maker's icons for the App Store and Mobile Safari for inclusion on a wall of app icons at a "shop in shop" retail location in Italy.

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