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Topic: Safari

Apple releases Safari 5.0.1 with Extensions, launches gallery

07/28/2010, 08:07 am

Apple on Wednesday released Safari 5.0.1, the latest version of its Web browser, with Safari Extension enabled. Users can also download Extensions through the newly launched gallery.

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Secunia issues contradictory vulnerability report assailing Apple

07/22/2010, 07:07 pm

Danish security firm Secunia has issued a report graphically assailing Apple as having the "most security vulnerabilities" despite noting in its research that the "statistics provided should NOT be used to compare the overall security of products against one another."

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Security researcher demos autofill exploit in Apple Safari

07/22/2010, 03:07 pm

The autofill feature found in Apple's Safari Web browser could be used by a hacker to illegally obtain a user's personal information, including their name and e-mail address, a security researcher has discovered.

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Apple Safari Extensions Gallery launching soon

07/13/2010, 03:07 pm

Apple has sent a reminder to its developers that the company's new storefront for web extensions will be opening to the public soon, providing an App Store-like experience for customizing and extending the new Safari 5 browser.

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Hackers fire back at AT&T, say all iPads at risk to Safari hole

06/14/2010, 04:06 pm

Disgruntled at having been characterized as 'malicious' by AT&T, the group of hackers who exploited a hole in the wireless operator's website last week have fired back by accusing both AT&T and Apple of acting irresponsibly in regard to iPad security.

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Apple's iPhone 4 simulator shows off Retina resolution

06/14/2010, 04:06 pm

The iPhone 4 simulator included in Apple's iOS 4 development tools provides an early look at how much clarity the increased resolution of the new Retina Display delivers.

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Apple releases Safari 5 with extensions, expanded HTML5 support

06/07/2010, 06:06 pm

Apple on Monday released Safari 5, the latest version of its desktop Web browser, with a 30 percent performance increase, the addition of Bing search and secure sandboxed extensions, as well as support for more than a dozen new HTML5 technologies.

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Apple rumored to debut Safari 5 with Reader, Bing at WWDC [u]

06/05/2010, 09:06 am

Newly revealed documents suggest that Apple could launch Safari 5 with a new "Reader" feature, the addition of Bing search support and expanded HTML5 support. In addition, evidence of the final release of Mac OS X 10.6.4 has also surfaced [Update: Xcode 4, too].

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Internet Explorer web browser use drops below 60%

05/04/2010, 12:05 am

Microsoft's share of web browser use has dropped to an historic low below 60% for the first time since Internet Explorer 4 passed the beleaguered Netscape back in 1999.

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Opera Mini for iPhone fails Acid3 test

04/15/2010, 03:04 pm

Opera's new browser for iPhone offers an edge in speed in exchange for less than accurate page rendering. However, the free new browser isn't just taking shortcuts; its weak performance in the Acid3 test demonstrates that it doesn't correctly support web standards.

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Apple's WebKit2 will add Google Chrome-like split processes to Safari

04/08/2010, 09:04 pm

A new framework for the WebKit open source Web browser layout engine was revealed Thursday, bringing with it a built-in "split process model" that will keep Web content such as JavaScript, HTML and layout in a separate process in browsers such as Apple's Safari and Mobile Safari.

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Apple sells 450,000 iPads in 5 days, users download 3.5 million apps

04/08/2010, 01:04 pm

Apple said Thursday that it has shipped over 450,000 iPads since the device went on sale this past Saturday, spurring 3.5 million app downloads for the new tablet device by its earliest adopters.

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Apple releases Safari 4.0.5 with performance, stability improvements

03/11/2010, 07:03 pm

Apple Thursday evening released a new update to Safari for Mac and Windows, with the latest browser version improving its performance, stability and security.

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Flash, HTML5 comparison finds neither has performance advantage

03/10/2010, 03:03 pm

A comparison of streaming video via the Adobe Flash and HTML5 formats with numerous different browsers on both Mac and Windows produced wildly different results based on the operating system and browser, making neither a clear winner.

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Apple testing Safari 4.0.5 with Flash plug-in crash protection

03/05/2010, 11:03 am

Apple is currently evaluating a handful of upcoming Mac software updates with the help of an elite group of testers, including Safari 4.0.5, QuickTime 7.66, and significant maintenance release for its pro applications.

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Apple SDK simulator offers closer look at Safari for iPad

02/17/2010, 04:02 pm

Though Apple's undercooked Safari Web browser remains hidden in the latest beta of the iPhone OS 3.2 software development kit, it can be still be accessed and used, and AppleInsider offers a sneak peek.

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Opera teases speedy iPhone browser but denies pact with Apple

02/16/2010, 03:02 pm

Opera this week showed off a new version of its mobile browser created for the iPhone, but the company has told AppleInsider that the software has not yet been submitted to Apple's App Store.

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Google fights Flash, adds HTML5 support for YouTube videos in Safari

01/21/2010, 07:01 pm

Google this week added support for HTML5 playback of videos in its own Chrome browser as well as Safari from Apple. The new feature allows users to watch video without the longstanding Internet standard: Adobe Flash.

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Chrome edges out Safari, iPhone OS continues growth in December - report

01/01/2010, 06:01 pm

Apple ends the year with solid iPhone OS growth, a slowing - but stable Mac OS X market share, and its Safari web browser being edged out by Google's Chrome.

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Browser ballot leads EU to drop Microsoft antitrust case

12/16/2009, 08:12 am

Microsoft's Windows browser ballot proved to be enough for the European Union to drop its antitrust case against the Redmond, Wash., software giant.

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