As if Friday wasn’t busy enough for everyone trying to get their hands on a new iPad, developers had an extra treat waiting for them when they returned home: A second beta of the forthcoming OS X Mountain Lion, adding iCloud sync for Safari tabs and requesting permission before accessing contacts.
Safari is a great web browser that is fast, based on WebKit, and provides many great Apple-supplied features, such as Reader. However, there are a lot of hidden features and tricks that Safari has up it's sleeves. We'll expose these features in this article.
There’s a very good reason why Mozilla has so many die-hard fans of its Firefox browser -- because it’s a veritable feast of configurability, offering even casual users a host of methods for making the web browser their own. Here’s a look at a few of the tips and tricks that aren’t so obvious.
While Mozilla’s Firefox has historically been known as the most tweak-friendly of all web browsers, Google isn’t about to rest on its laurels as the new kid on the block. After all, Chrome isn’t just a web browser -- it’s the foundation of a netbook friendly operating system, ready for you to explore its darkest secrets.
While Apple hasn’t blessed its own Mac OS X web browser with as many hidden talents as competitors such as Firefox, there is still plenty of functionality in Safari 5 that’s not quite obvious to the casual user. Find out for yourself by journeying within!
Mozilla is officially releasing Firefox 4 on Tuesday, but we managed to get our mitts on a copy a day early and poked around to see what you can expect from the latest and greatest version. Will version 4 manage to top the eight million downloads in only 24 hours from the last major release?
Thanks to iOS, we all know how to use Mobile Safari to scroll a web page or zoom in and out using pinch gestures. But did you know that one of the third-party browsers for your iPad can do all of that and much more, complete with tabs and desktop browsing spoofing?
I used to be a Firefox loyalist, but after reading your browser roundup (“¡Lucha Libre de Web!” Dec/09), I switched to Safari. I’m loving the speed, but I miss being able to reopen the last closed tab. Safari will reopen my last closed window, but I typically use just one window a day, opening and closing dozens of tabs.