Tag Archive: Safari


How to Disable Safari Power Saver Plug-In Stopping on Mac OS X

Many Mac users may not notice this, but modern versions of Safari support a new feature which automatically stops plug-ins from running in certain situations to save power on the computer. This is kind of like App Nap in OS X, except that it’s limited to plug-ins within the Safari browser itself, which means things … Read More

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How to Disable Safari Power Saver Plug-In Stopping on Mac OS X

Many Mac users may not notice this, but modern versions of Safari support a new feature which automatically stops plug-ins from running in certain situations to save power on the computer. This is kind of like App Nap in OS X, except that it’s limited to plug-ins within the Safari browser itself, which means things … Read More

Become a Safari search master with quick iOS tip

On the Mac, it’s super easy to search for a word or phrase within the currently loaded page, you simply hit Command-F on your keyboard and Safari, Chrome, or any other web browser will open up a little field to…

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Safari 8.0.4, Safari 7.1.4, Safari 6.2.4 Out with Security Updates for OS X

Apple has released a group of important security updates for the Mac Safari web browser, versioned as Safari 8.0.4 for OS X Yosemite, Safari 7.1.4 for OS X Mavericks, and Safari 6.2.4 for OS X Mountain Lion. The notes accompanying the download are brief, simply recommending the security update for all Mac users as it … Read More

Safari plugin adds Beats Music to your browser, minus the Flash

Beats Music is due for a big redesign come WWDC. Hopefully that means a native Mac app is on the way, as well as a web player that doesn’t use Flash. While we’re waiting for Apple to trash its use…

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Having Safari Problems with iOS 8.2? Try This

Some users who have updated to iOS 8.2 have discovered the Safari web browser no longer works as it should on their iPhone or iPad. There seems to be a few variations of Safari issues with iOS 8.2, but typically the problems manifest as an inability for Safari to launch or stay open, Safari becoming … Read More

Yahoo really wants to replace Google search in Safari

The idea that Apple could dethrone Google from its perch as default search provider in Safari is nothing new. Since Apple removed Google Maps in iOS 6, it’s been clear that Google’s services aren’t necessarily something the iPhone maker feels tied to.…

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Security Update 2015-001 & Safari 7.1.3 Released for OS X Mavericks & Mountain Lion

Apple has released important security updates for Mac users who are continuing to run OS X Mavericks (10.9.5) and OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.5). The updates are versioned as “Security Update 2015-001″ for both system software versions and are recommended for all Mac users running prior releases of OS X. Additionally, new versions of Safari … Read More

How to Hide the Safari Favorite Bookmark Menu URL Dropdown in OS X Yosemite

Mac Safari users in the latest versions of OS X have discovered that when the URL bar is clicked in Safari, a panel of bookmark icons and Favorites appears. This is a lot like how Safari iOS works, and these icons can be clicked to visit sites quickly, or moved, removed, and rearranged as desired. … Read More

Move or Remove Icons from Safari Bookmarks Menu in OS X Yosemite

When you click into the URL bar of Safari in OS X Yosemite, a panel menu of website bookmark icons appears directly under the address bar. This can offer a quick way to access web bookmarks in Safari from a Mac, but it’s fairly likely you’ll discover a few bookmarks in the icon view that … Read More