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Topic: Safari

Apple sees 11 million downloads of Safari 4 in three days

06/12/2009, 08:06 am

Apple said Friday that more than 11 million copies of its new Safari 4 web browser have been downloaded in the first three days of its release, including more than six million downloads by users of Microsoft's Windows operating systems.

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Apple backtracks on Safari 4.0 tabs on top, ZFS

06/09/2009, 07:06 am

Amid all of the new features highlighted Monday in Snow Leopard, iPhone 3.0 and Safari 4.0 were a few unpublicized retractions: Safari 4.0 has lost its "tabs on top" and returned to the old conventional tabs of the previous 3.0 version, while all mention of full ZFS support in Snow Leopard Server has been scrubbed.

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Apple releases Safari 4 as "world's fastest browser"

06/08/2009, 01:06 pm

Apple on Monday released a finalized version of Safari 4, which the company is billing as the "world's fastest and most innovative web browser."

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iPhone 3.0 to offer MobileMe users "Find My iPhone" feature

03/18/2009, 02:03 pm

A new feature in the iPhone 3.0 firmware appears to let users remotely pinpoint a lost or stolen phone by securely requesting the device's location via Apple's MobileMe service.

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Apple iPhone controls over 66% of all mobile web use

03/01/2009, 11:03 pm

In its first detailed look at web market share for cellphones, a research firm has found that Apple's iPhone represents a staggering 66.61 percent of mobile traffic while its competitors have only just gained a foothold.

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Hacking contest to test iPhone's security

02/26/2009, 06:02 pm

After being humbled last year at the high-profile CanSecWest security conference, Apple faces further scrutiny as the same event organizers not only plan to test the Mac's defenses but, for the first time, the iPhone's as well.

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Apple's Safari 4 UI changes hint at plans for Snow Leopard

02/25/2009, 08:02 am

The new public beta release of Safari 4 reveals the deepest look yet at the future of Apple's software, hinting at what's in store for the closely guarded user interface revamp coming in Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, as well as appropriating ideas from other browsers and adding some original flourishes, some of which go boldly and decisively past the company's existing human interface design guidelines.

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Apple releases public beta of Safari 4 browser

02/24/2009, 08:02 am

Apple on Tuesday announced a public beta of Safari 4, a new version of its share-gaining web browser that packs a powerful new JavaScript engine and support for the latest web standards.

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Mac web share hits record 9.9 percent in January

02/01/2009, 11:02 pm

Even as the economy has continued to falter, Apple's share of web users has climbed up to a landmark 9.93 percent in the first month of 2009 while Windows' own share continues to slide downwards.

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IE8's JavaScript performance lags well behind Safari, Chrome

01/27/2009, 11:01 am

A release candidate of Microsoft's next-generation Internet Explorer browser made available this week has twice finished last in a five-browser benchmark competition.

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iPhone brief: multi-photo email, iGoogle ends, teaching tricks

01/19/2009, 05:01 pm

In this roundup of recent iPhone news, AppleInsider takes a look at a new app that can send emails with multiple photos, Google's decision to stop supporting an iPhone-optimized version of iGoogle, and a discovery that could teach your iPhone some salty new language.

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Europe revives claims of Microsoft web browser monopoly

01/17/2009, 06:01 pm

Having escaped more severe consequences in the US, Microsoft has been put on notice by the European Union that it may have to detach Internet Explorer from Windows under claims that the web browser has an unfair monopoly.

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Security flaw in Safari's RSS feeds reported

01/13/2009, 09:01 am

An open source software engineer says he's found a vulnerability in Safari for Mac and Windows that could compromise a user's files and passwords if successfully exploited.

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Apple sued over mobile Safari as email retention policy questioned

11/24/2008, 03:11 pm

Apple is facing a new lawsuit over the iPhone's Safari web browser just as the company's lax policy on employee email retention is brought into question regarding a separate suit.

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Apple releases Safari 3.2 with phishing protection

11/13/2008, 04:11 pm

Apple on Thursday afternoon released Safari 3.2, a recommended update for all Safari users that delivers protection from fraudulent phishing websites and better identification of online businesses.

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Microsoft considers adopting WebKit for Internet Explorer

11/06/2008, 09:11 pm

Addressing a developer conference in Sydney Australia, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said the idea of using WebKit as the rendering engine within its web browser was "interesting" and added "we may look at that."

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WebKit becomes first browser engine to fully pass Acid3 test

09/26/2008, 12:09 am

Maciej Stachowiak of the WebKit team has announced that the browser engine behind Safari is the first to fully pass the Acid3 test, including the test's condition of smooth animation rendering.

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Apple proposes improvements to Safari browsing experience

09/25/2008, 08:09 am

A pair of new patent filings from Apple include suggestions for improving the browsing experience offered through its Safari Web browser, such as a adaptive media support and a visual history tree that more accurately shows users where they've been and how they got there.

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Apple developers get new builds of Safari 4, Mac OS X 10.5.5

08/23/2008, 12:08 pm

Apple again used a Friday to provide its developer community with new pre-release software for testing during the weekend, including new builds of Mac OS X 10.5.5 client, Mac OS X 10.5.5 server, and Safari 4.0.

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Apple releases Mac OS X 10.5.4 update, security fixes

06/30/2008, 06:06 pm

Apple on Monday evening released Mac OS X 10.5.4, the latest significant revision to Leopard and a key part of its online strategy. Also, Security Update 2008-004 and Safari 3.1.2 for Tiger address security issues for earlier Mac OS X versions.

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