Category: Safari

Performance: Firefox vs. Safari vs. Google Chrome vs. Opera

By | December 4, 2008 | 21 Comments

It’s time to run one of the most popular JavaScript performance tools: SunSpider JavaScript Benchmark.

We will be testing Firefox 3.0.4, Firefox 3.1 Beta 1, Safari 3.2, WebKit r38794, Google Chrome 0.4.154.29, Opera 9.62 and Opera 10 Alpha 1 builds.

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Safari 3.2 Released

By | November 14, 2008 | 0 Comments

Apple has released a new version of Safari 3.2 through the Mac OS X Software Update. The latest version of Safari provides improved security as well as protection from phishing websites:

This update is recommended for all Safari users and features protection from fraudulent phishing websites and better identification of online businesses. This update also includes the latest security updates. Continue Reading

Yahoo Inquisitor Add-On for Internet Explorer, Firefox and Safari

By | October 23, 2008 | 4 Comments

Here’s a great toy for your web browser: Inquisitor, which was accrued by Yahoo Inc. some time ago.


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25 Resources for Learning How to Customize Your Browser

By | October 9, 2008 | 2 Comments

25 Resources for Learning How to Customize Your BrowserUsing Internet Explorer? Maybe Firefox, Safari, Opera or Chrome? Here’s a resource list for you by Doriano.

No matter which browser you prefer, there’s a plethora of ways to customize the way you surf the Web. There are countless plugins, extensions, toolbars and more. Some of these are easy to install while others require a little more effort.

We’ve put together a list of some of the best instructional resources for the most popular browsers today, including Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Safari, Opera and even the still wet behind the ears rookie, Google Chrome.

Safari Web Inspector Redesign

By | October 4, 2008 | 1 Comment

Safari Web Inspector RedesignAs it turns out, few days ago Web Inspector has received a redesign as well as some improvements under the hood.

Few changes which I’d like to quote:

First and foremost, the Web Inspector is now sporting a new design that organizes information into task-oriented groups — represented by icons in the toolbar. Continue Reading

(Pic) Typical Web Browser Users

By | October 1, 2008 | 4 Comments

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Google Chrome and Safari Gains. Firefox, Opera, IE Loses (September 08)

By | October 1, 2008 | 3 Comments

2008 August Browsers Market Share ResultsAfter the recent Google Chrome launch it’s time to check new web browsers market share data.

Internet Explorer continues to lose market share, this time it felt by 0.63%, from 72.15% to 71.52%

Firefox lost some market share as well; it felt from 19.73% to 19.46% (0.27% decrease). Continue Reading

Safari’s JavaScript Engine on Asteroids

By | September 23, 2008 | 0 Comments

SafariQuite a while ago Opera updated their JavaScript engine. Then Firefox and Webkit (Safari) did that, after that Google Chrome and Firefox again, and now… Webkit’s (Safari) turn, introducing SquirrelFish Extreme.

So how fast is it? As this graph shows, it’s more than 2 times faster than the original SquirrelFish, an engine which was announced not so long time ago. Continue Reading

Apple Wanted Opera. True or False?

By | September 16, 2008 | 0 Comments

Apple Wanted Opera. True or False?Rumor: Apple wanted Opera to be the iPhone browser

According to ValleyMag, unknown source reported that before the first iPhone was released, Apple wanted Opera to build the browser for the iPhone.

Negotiations dragged on for six months, the sticking point being exclusivity — Apple wanted it, but Opera was unwilling to commit, seeing a larger market for licensing its proprietary software to multiple handset manufacturers. Eventually, Apple walked away armed with ideas from the negotiations and built a version of its own Safari browser for the popular mobile device. Continue Reading

Internet Explore Loses, Firefox, Safari, Opera Gains (August 08)

By | September 5, 2008 | 5 Comments

2008 August Browsers Market Share ResultsYet another month passed by and it’s time to check how’s your favorite browser doing.

After previous 0.01% gain, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share. It went down by 0.87%. From 73.02% to 72.15%

Firefox keeps growing. This time it grabbed quite big piece of the market share: 0.51% Increased from 19.22% to 19.73% Continue Reading