Category: Safari

Adobe Flash Player Gets Sandboxed On OS X Mavericks

By | October 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Adobe Flash Player Gets Sandboxed On OS X MavericksFollows everyone else.

It looks like OS X Safari users will finally get a breath of fresh air. According to the latest post by Adobe, Flash Player is now sandboxed in the latest version of Safari running on OS X Mavericks.

As explained by Peleus Uhley, “Flash Player’s capabilities to read and write files will be limited to only those locations it needs to function properly. The sandbox also limits Flash Player’s local connections to device resources and inter-process communication (IPC) channels. Finally, the sandbox limits Flash Player’s networking privileges to prevent unnecessary connection capabilities.”
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September, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down

By | October 12, 2013 | 0 Comments


In the month of September, Apple’s Safari web browser saw another drop in its numbers, down from 55.46% to 54.19% (1.27 point decrease).
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September, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Safari – Up; Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | October 10, 2013 | 5 Comments


Starting with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser continues to edge higher, up from 57.60% to 57.80% (0.2 point increase).
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What We? Web Browsers (Picture)!

By | September 19, 2013 | 4 Comments

Some good old IE6 bashing.

What We? Browsers

August, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; Google Chrome – Down

By | September 4, 2013 | 4 Comments


Another month and another gain for Internet Explorer, up by 0.99 point, from 56.61% to 57.60%.
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August, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Safari, Opera Mini, BlackBerry – Down

By | September 3, 2013 | 0 Comments


It’s autumn already as we take a look at what have had happened at the last month of summer.

Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser saw a pretty big dip, down from 58.75% to 55.46% (3.29 points decrease).
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Browser Reliability: Internet Explorer 10 vs. Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Safari 6

By | August 22, 2013 | 0 Comments

Browser Reliability: Internet Explorer 10 vs. Chrome 27 vs. Firefox 22 vs. Safari 6Safari 6 hides its face in shame.

It’s been a while since the last browser test and when the latest versions from all vendors are already pretty fast, why not measure something useful instead?

Well, that’s what guys from Sauce Labs did. They took a bunch of web browsers and looked at their error rate. The results? Take a look for yourself.
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July, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome – Up; Firefox, Safari, Opera – Down

By | August 6, 2013 | 4 Comments


It’s hot as hell out there but the posts must flow (there’s a Dune reference somewhere), especially when it comes to tech news.

Kicking things of with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s big blue browser just keeps edging higher, up from 56.15% to 56.61% (0.46 point increase).
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July, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser, Google Chrome – Up; Opera Mini, Internet Explorer – Down

By | August 1, 2013 | 2 Comments


In the least eventful time of the year (summer that is), we got a fresh set of data from Net Applications, which, depending on your browser of choice and fanboyism levels, will either make or break your day.
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Privacy Protection: Internet Explorer & Safari Lead The Way

By | July 30, 2013 | 9 Comments

Privacy Protection: Internet Explorer & Safari Leads The WayTime to switch or is it?

It’s been a while since the last NSS Labs report and as it turns out, instead of comparing malware block rates like they always do, the guys have decided to do something different: find out which browser has the best built in privacy protection.

As it turns out, Safari and Internet Explorer users are protected better than those of Chrome and Firefox (if we ignore 3rd party extensions and NSA) and here is why:
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