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Topic: Safari

OS X Yosemite first look: Safari 8 Smart Search, advanced tab controls, more

06/04/2014, 03:06 pm

Safari remains largely the same in OS X Yosemite, but Apple has added a number of features and made a few key tweaks that make the venerable web browser more intelligent and a little easier to use.

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Netflix HTML5 streaming now available in Safari on OS X Yosemite

06/03/2014, 03:06 pm

Following its public unveiling at Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference, Netflix on Tuesday officially invited beta users of OS X Yosemite to try out the streaming service's new plugin-free option for watching television shows and movies in Safari.

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Apple issues Safari 7.0.4 and 6.1.4 updates to fix WebKit vulnerabilities

05/21/2014, 05:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday released new versions of Safari for OS X 10.9 Mavericks and OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion, patching two bugs related to WebKit that could allow malicious sites to run code on a user's computer.

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Apple seeds ninth OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks beta, Safari 7.0.4 Seed 1 to developers with minor tweaks

05/07/2014, 06:05 pm

Apple on Wednesday issued to developers the latest beta build of its upcoming OS X 10.9.3 maintenance update, as well as a new version of the company's Safari Web browser.

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Apple updates Safari with enhanced push notification, new security features

04/01/2014, 06:04 pm

Apple on Tuesday rolled out an update to its Safari Web Browser for Mac, with new features like enhanced push notification settings coming to users of OS X 10.9 Mavericks.

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Apple issues Safari 7.0.3 and 6.1.3 betas with focus on AutoFill, push notifications

03/18/2014, 09:03 pm

Apple on Tuesday seeded to developers the latest beta versions of its Safari Web browser for OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion and Lion, asking testers to focus on AutoFill features and general compatibility improvements.

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Google to pay $17M settlement for bypassing Apple's Safari security settings

11/18/2013, 05:11 pm

As part of a settlement announcement on Monday, Google has agreed to pay out $17 million to 37 U.S. states, as well as the District of Columbia, for ignoring anti-tracking protocols baked in to Apple's Safari Web browser.

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Apple seeds Safari betas with PDF and autofill enhancements

11/14/2013, 04:11 pm

Apple on Thursday issued two Safari betas to developers with PDF viewing and annotation enhancements, as well as autofill improvements, among other changes.

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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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