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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


Safari retains speed crown over newcomer Chrome in OS X

12/09/2009, 09:12 pm

While besting Firefox by nearly 50 percent, Google's newly released Chrome browser was 12 percent slower than Apple's Safari in benchmark tests.


Microsoft alters settlement with EU over browser exclusivity

12/05/2009, 11:12 am

Microsoft has modified its antitrust settlement with the European Union in response to complaints from other browser makers.


Apple releases Safari 4.0.4 with security flaw patch

11/11/2009, 04:11 pm

Apple Wednesday afternoon released an update to its Safari Web browser, addressing a vulnerability that could allow an image file to exploit Macs with older software.


Apple's Safari gets prime placement in Windows browser ballot

10/16/2009, 11:10 am

Microsoft's Windows browser ballot in Europe presents its options in alphabetical order, putting Apple's Safari as the first choice for users to install.


Why Apple is betting on HTML 5: a web history

09/19/2009, 07:09 pm

Despite making the vast majority of its money from hardware sales, Apple is investing heavily in shaping the future of software. One example of this pertains to HTML 5 and related web standards.


WebKit adding support for GPU-accelerated 3D via WebGL

09/14/2009, 03:09 am

WebKit developers are adding support for WebGL, a new API designed to deliver hardware accelerated 3D graphics within the web browser without the use of a separate plugin.


Apple releases Safari 4.0.3

08/11/2009, 04:08 pm

Apple Tuesday afternoon released a new update to its Safari browser, bringing a handful of minor fixes to the application.


Bing's share of search less than Safari's share in browsers

07/16/2009, 04:07 am

Bing's market share in search, compared to Google, is actually smaller than Safari's share of web browsers in comparison to IE, according to statistics collected by Net Applications.


Ogg Theora, H.264 and the HTML 5 Browser Squabble

07/06/2009, 08:07 pm

Pundits are roasting Apple over a scuffle raised by Mozilla and Opera to define the free Ogg Theora video codec as the official way to present video on the web in the new HTML 5 specification. The problem: HTML isn't supposed to define content codecs, and even if it were, Ogg Theora, commercially abandoned nearly a decade ago, doesn't have what it takes to deliver video on the increasingly mobile web.


Mozilla releases faster, safer, smarter version of Firefox browser

06/30/2009, 12:06 pm

Mozilla on Tuesday released Firefox 3.5, calling it the best performing version of its popular web browser ever released, offering better JavaScript performance, private browsing, native support for open video and audio, and location aware surfing.


Apple stores to sell iPhone 3G S at 7 a.m.; Safari 4.0.1, Bluetooth 2.0

06/17/2009, 05:06 pm

Having already promised to open its retail stores early, Apple now says that all its available stores will start selling the iPhone 3G S even earlier than expected. Also, the Mac maker has released Safari 4.0.1 and Bluetooth Firmware Update 2.0.