Many of our readers are probably iPhone owners, so you may have met Thursday's news about Facebook Home with a shrug or even a groan -- after all, what are the odds it will ever come to iOS? (Slim to less than none.) True Facebook junkies will probably be setting their alarm clock early on April 12 to download it anyway. Missed the news? Get caught up with our overnight recap below...
A vocal MacLife.com reader took us to task on Wednesday for reporting a well-sourced rumor about UI changes that may be coming with iOS 7, which is believed to be behind schedule as well. That got us thinking about coverage of Apple rumors here, which we tend to shy away from in all but the most high-profile cases that are backed up with reliable sources. (Not always possible, but we try!) So we'll throw it out to the readers: Want a rumor or two here and there with your news coverage, or should we stick to the basics and leave the wild speculation up to sites dedicated to such coverage? Make your voice heard in the comments, folks!
300 million users is a milestone worth bragging about for any software developer, but when you're a web browser underdog like Opera, that number comes with at least one forward-thinking change on the way.
Monday’s iOS 5.1.1 update may not have been the most exciting thing to come out of Cupertino, but it turns out the patch also includes some very welcome security updates for Mobile Safari and Webkit which didn’t get outlined in the release notes.
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.
If you weren’t by your Mac (or PC) on Thursday evening, you might have missed it: Apple released Safari 4.0.5, the latest version of their WebKit-based browser, which now promises even more performance, stability and security.
Microsoft, in an attempt to jump on any bandwagon it can to stay alive, may be working
on an open-source addition to its browser family. The browser would be
based on the infamous WebKit, which fuels the likes of Apple’s Safari
and Google’s Chrome.