Apple Releases Safari 5

By | June 8, 2010

Apple Releases Safari 5

Just as everyone expected, Apple has recently announced the availability of Safari 5 web browser.

If you haven’t yet read “Safari 5 Plausible Features” post (which turned out to be true), here’s what’s new:

  • Safari Reader
  • Better HTML5 Support
  • Enhanced speed and improved Nitro JavaScript performance
  • Hardware graphics acceleration for Windows
  • Additional Bing search engine
  • Safari Signed and Sandboxed Extensions
  • Safari Developer Program
  • Safari Extensions Gallery
  • .. and more


Thanks to Blake for this!


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Vygantas is a former web designer whose projects are used by companies such as AMD, NVIDIA and departed Westood Studios. Being passionate about software, Vygantas began his journalism career back in 2007 when he founded Having said that, he is also an adrenaline junkie who enjoys good books, fitness activities and Forex trading.

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  1. Ok, fine. Now how does this hardware acceleration looks in comparission to IE9 hardware acceleration or Opera’s software rendering?

  2. fdsafads says:

    Great con apple!
    Installer includes all sort of shit! The uninstaller only uninstall safari. Now i am left with a whole heap of shit to uninstall!
    Rotten Apple

  3. Ichann says:

    Didnt you cover this already? Or was I just delusional since Il’ve read it 100 million times today.
    Ohh boy.
    The only notable difference is the reader thing. Ohh and they re-intoruced the inlin loading thing. Bet you didnt read that on the interwebs.

  4. Grrblt says:

    They boast their performance improvements and say they’re (again) the fastest browser there. I don’t have a mac but I do have win7.
    On sunspider I got 341 vs 310 in Opera 10.6.
    Peacekeeper I got 4252 vs 7378. It was about even on Data and DOM operations, but horribly behind in all others.  The Rendering test visibly stuttered even on the mid size color-changing squares thing. Wasn’t there supposed to be some hardware acceleration of graphics?

  5. web says:

    omg it started crashing again and again after fresh isntall