Apple released a small software update for Safari bringing it up to version 5.0.2. The update contains “improvements to compatibility and security” and includes the following:
- Fixes an issue that could prevent users from submitting web forms
- Fixes an issue that could cause web content to display incorrectly when viewing a Google Image result with Flash 10.1 installed
- Establishes an encrypted, authenticated connection to the Safari Extensions Gallery
More detailed information on the security changes can be found at http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1222 tags: browser
If you’re one of those people who is very particular about protecting your privacy you might find many sites on the web today very intrusive. There are some basic tips that a lot of users might be familiar with, like clearing your cookies and browsing history frequently.
Here are some advanced tips on how you can improve your privacy if you use Firefox web browser to surf the web.
1. Clear a particular URL from your browsing history
Start to type out the URL, and when Firefox pops up that site in the list of sites, select it by moving your cursor over it (but don’t click) – hold down ...(continue read) tags: browser
Apple today released Safari 4.0.5 for Mac (Tiger, Leopard and Snow Leopard) bringing a number of enhancements to Apple’s Internet browser application.
This update is recommended for all Safari users and includes improvements to performance, stability, and security including:Performance improvements for Top Sites
Stability improvements for 3rd-party plug-ins
Stability improvements for websites with online forms and Scalable Vector Graphics
Fixes an issue that prevented Safari from changing settings on some Linksys routers
Fixes an issue that prevented some iWork.com users from commenting ...(continue read) tags: browser
Google today announced the release of a new beta of Google Chrome for Mac, adding several new features such as extensions and bookmark syncing that were left out of the initial beta released in December while also focusing on a “snappy, safe, and simple browsing experience” for users.
With this new version, you’ll be able to install any of over 2,200 extensions (and counting!) currently available in Chrome’s extensions gallery. Extensions can add useful, informative, fun, or quirky functionality to the browser. You can manage your extensions by clicking on the Window menu ...(continue read) tags: browser
Google has finally released an official beta version of its Chrome browser for Mac. The initial beta version, termed Build 184.108.40.206, requires Mac OS X Leopard or Snow Leopard, and is only compatible with Intel-based Macs. In addition to the Mac release, Chrome for Linux has also been promoted to a beta version.
While developer builds of Chrome have been available for nearly six months, only now does Google consider it full-featured enough and stable enough to promote to its “Beta” release channel. Work will continue on Chrome with additional Developer Preview releases occurring on ...(continue read) tags: browser
Even if you are a regular Firefox user, you still may not know about the advanced configuration options. To get these options type:
about:config into the Firefox address bar.
And press enter .Clicking “I’ll be careful, I promise!” brings up a huge list of preferences, most of which aren’t accessible from the normal Preferences dialog. As the list is so long, the best way to find things in it is to start typing the name of the preference into the “Filter” box at the top. Once you have found the one you want, double-clicking it allows you to change it.
In list ...(continue read) tags: browser