Tag Archive: Safari


One Trick To Close All The Tabs In Mobile Safari At Once [iOS Tips]

On the Mac, you can close all the tabs in Safari (or any browser of your choice, really) with the keyboard combo of Option-Command-W. Hit that, and all the tabs in all the windows open will close at once. It…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Only Enable Flash For Specific Websites With Safari [OS X Tips]

Ugh, Flash content, right? It slows everything down, and buries content within inaccessible Flash movies, and forces you to install and keep updating the plugin, even if you don’t need it. Honestly, I hope Flash goes the way of the dodo, and HTML 5 takes over. If I had my druthers, I’d disable Flash on […]    [Read More…]

Access Top Level Domain (.com .net .org) Shortcuts in Safari for iOS 7

Access Top Level Domains in Safari with shortcut trick

The keyboard in Safari long had a convenient “.com” button, which made going to websites quicker, and if held down revealed more TLD (Top Level Domain) choices, like .net, .org, .edu, and .us. As many have noticed, that “.com” button is missing from iOS 7… at least upon first glance. It turns out there still is a way to easily type top level  [Read More…]

How to Enable Flash Plugin for Specific Web Sites Only in Safari for Mac OS X

Safari Safari 7 now provides finely tuned controls over what websites can use which browser plugins, and there are few better uses for such a feature than selectively limiting the Adobe Flash Player plugin to only be enabled for specifically approved websites. Basically this means you can have the Flash player installed on your Mac, but blocked for your wider web experience, while still being allowed on a few select sites that  [Read More…]

It’s Hard To Review Ski Safari: Adventure Time — Because I Can’t Stop Playing It [Review]

That headline isn’t hyperbole. I’ve started this review three times, but I kept thinking of things I should “check out” in the game so that I could make sure I was writing the thing properly. But mainly, I just wanted…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Generate Secure Passwords in Safari with iCloud Keychain in Mac OS X

iCloud Keychain iCloud Keychain is a password management feature that arrived to the Mac with OS X Mavericks, and to the mobile Apple world with iOS 7. Basically it stores encrypted passwords securely within iCloud, which can then be accessed securely through your Mac or iOS device, allowing you to never have to enter a password again. That’s convenient enough, but another great feature is iCloud Keychains ability to randomly generate secure  [Read More…]

OS X 10.9.1 Update Released with Mail Improvements, Safari 7.0.1, & Bug Fixes

Apple has released the version major system update to OS X Mavericks, versioned as OS X 10.9.1. The update appears focused on several prominent complaints focused around Mail app in Mavericks, resolving several issues with Gmail support, improved search functionality, a fix for group contacts, and improvements to Smart Mailboxes. OS X 10.9.1 also resolves an issue with text-to-speech not properly speaking Emoji characters, resolves a keychain issue, and causes the Shared Links tab to be automatically updated if it’s  [Read More…]

Ski Safari: Adventure Time Takes Its Manic Mashup Mobile

The latest game in the Adventure Time series of mobile games will go live on Google Play, the Amazon App Store, and in Apple’s own iTunes App Store this Thursday, according to Cartoon Network. You’ll get to play as main…Read more ›    [Read More…]

Give Safari a Speed Boost on Older iOS 7 Devices by Ditching Web Javascript

Safari icon in iOS 7 It’s a fairly widespread complaint that iOS 7 can feel sluggish running on the oldest supported iPad and iPhone hardware, but with a few tweaks you can usually speed it up enough for the performance difference to barely be noticeable, if at all. Those adjustments are limited to the general iOS experience though, and they don’t make much of a difference for in-app performance with even simple  [Read More…]

Give Safari a Speed Boost on Older iOS 7 Devices by Ditching Web Javascript

Safari icon in iOS 7 It’s a fairly widespread complaint that iOS 7 can feel sluggish running on the oldest supported iPad and iPhone hardware, but with a few tweaks you can usually speed it up enough for the performance difference to barely be noticeable, if at all. Those adjustments are limited to the general iOS experience though, and they don’t make much of a difference for in-app performance with even simple  [Read More…]