Tag: safari

  • DuckDuckGo to be included as default search option in Safari on iOS and OS X

    [Straight from the Apple’s mouth.][link] It’s already in the Safari betas! This is great news. I’ve been using DuckDuckGo as my search provider for awhile now, and their new design is the bees knees. Unlike some other search engines they aren’t in the business of selling your personal data. [link]: https://duck.co/blog/safari “DuckDuckGo in Safari”

  • HTML5 Audio Safari Extension

    [Another in the recent line of “replace Flash whenever possible” Safari plugins,][link] which replaces popular Flash-based audio players with the HTML5 <audio> element. See also: [The YouTube5 extension][yt5], which does the same for YouTube embeds. [link]: http://shauninman.com/archive/2010/11/05/html5audio_safari_extension “HTML5 Audio Safari Extension // ShaunInman.com” [yt5]: http://www.verticalforest.com/2010/10/27/youtube5-version-2/ “Youtube 5”

  • Safari 4 & 5 AutoComplete Vulnerability Exposes Email Addresses, Phone Numbers

    [As described by Jeremiah Grossman, this is pretty nasty.][link] See the [proof-of-concept demo here][demo], and be creeped out. (via [Shawn Medero][shawn]) [link]: http://jeremiahgrossman.blogspot.com/2010/07/i-know-who-your-name-where-you-work-and.html “Jeremiah Grossman: I know who your name, where you work, and live (Safari v4 & v5)” [demo]: http://ha.ckers.org/weird/safari_autofill.html “Safari Autofill Exploit” [shawn]: http://shawn.medero.net “Shawn Medero”

  • How To Enable Extensions For Safari 5

    If you, like me, have tried to install a Safari 5 extension such as Coda Notes, and were met with the following dialog: and then spent 5 minutes looking through Safari’s Preferences window to no avail, this is how you enable Extensions on Safari 5: 1. Open **Preferences** 1. Click **Advanced** 1. Click **Show develop…

  • Coda Notes: a Safari Extension

    [Unveiled by Cabel Sasser on stage at WWDC today, this is already hot shit][link]: >When you install Coda Notes, you’ll get a new button in your toolbar. Click it to see all our annotation tools, built right into Safari. Draw some notes on your favorite website. Communicate changes, ideas, concepts, or problems. Then, when you’re…

  • There is no WebKit on Mobile

    [Peter-Paul Koch tests 19 different versions][link] of WebKit/KHTML and [creates a table comparing their successes and failures][table]. His verdict: You’re going to have to test in multiple WebKit-based browsers for awhile, yet. [link]: http://www.quirksmode.org/blog/archives/2009/10/there_is_no_web.html “QuirksBlog: There is no WebKit on Mobile” [table]: http://www.quirksmode.org/webkit.html “The Table”

  • Safari 4’s Full-Page Zoom

    [Pierre Igot on the differences between Safari 4’s page zooming and other browsers][link]. Safari 4’s implementation is yards better, and makes the job of the programmer much easier. [link]: http://www.betalogue.com/2009/06/15/safari-4-zoom/ “Betalogue » Blog Archive » Safari 4’s Full-Page Zoom: Impressive”

  • The Safari 4 Beta, Titles, and Ownership Of The Close Button

    [Safari 4’s public beta][beta] has a lot of problems, and while it is “beta” software, I have a feeling that many of it’s biggest usability problems are set in stone. For a company as large as Apple, who releases software how Apple releases software, the “Beta” label means that “we’re pretty close to done, here”.…