Posts tagged Safari
Apple as promised in it’s Let’s Talk iPhone event has today released iOS 5, the company’s latest mobile operating system. Amazingly, Apple’s iOS 5 update has arrived with more than 200 new features, some of which were reported to be leaked earlier than iOS 5 was even previewed. Let’s have a quick look at few of the exciting features included in iOS 5 for your iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch below.
With 7th June getting nearer by the second, it is only natural that we hear more and more rumors regarding the possible WWDC announcements that Apple will be making in San Francisco tomorrow. Latest rumor in that regard suggests that Safari 5 might be announced at Apple’s already sold out event. The latest version of Safari will be bringing some interesting features with it which we discuss after the jump.
Very recently, Apple approved Opera Mini for iPhone, something which made Opera particularly pleased and happy. Once an app enters the App Store arena, the next thing that many tend to see is the user response. Well, you will be pleased to know that Opera Mini for iPhone is a global hit as it is heads the list of Top Free apps in all the App Store around the world. How’s that for a grand reception?
Apple has rolled out an update for its very own browser, Safari. This update is referred to as Safari 4.0.5. The update comes out as a improvement and bug fix on the performance, stability and security front. 3rd Party plug-ins related issues have been resolved. Details after the jump.
Want to see how Safari will run on the upcoming iPad? 9 to 5 Mac thought on similar lines and have prepared a 6 minute walk-through video that shows the iPad for Safari running on the iPad simulator. Video after the jump.
We all know what happened to Google in China and which browser was used to perform this nasty act. Yes, it was none other than IE6. Google has decided to bring the IE6 support to an end, which seems a little late for me. Anyhow, starting from 1st March, Google Docs and Google Sites won’t be running properly on IE6.
ProSwitcher 1.0 has just been released and is available for a free download from Cydia. ProSwitcher is an app that enables multi-tasking for your jailbroken iPhone or iPod Touch allowing you to switch between the iPhone apps running in the background in a cover flow-like manner that is similar to the one offered in Palm Pre phones. The multi-tasking app presents apps in tabs much like you are used to in the mobile version of Apple’s browser, Safari. ProSwitcher 1.0, which graduated from the recently released beta version brings a few new functions, improved performance and much more. (Features listed below)
Firefox 3.5 has reached a new milestone as it has gone past Internet Explorer 7 market share. This is really huge as this is the first time a particular version of Firefox browser from Mozilla has gone past Microsoft’s IE. However, Internet Explorer still dominates the market sahre when you combine all of its browsers market share. This is without any doubt great news for Mozilla and Firefox team as well as their loyal users. This outstanding fact was revealed by StatsCounter via a graph shown below.
Chrome has gone past Safari in browser market share, according to a recent study by a Web measurement company called Net Applications. Net Applications performs analysis and keeps track of the browser habits of 160 million unique visitors on a monthly basis. Currently, Chrome is placed at the 3rd spot pushing Safari down to 4th spot, something which will not please Apple at all.
A few minutes back, we informed you about the exciting and interesting updates introduced by the Bing team. As promised, we are here to provide a detail description of the various items that Bing just announced. The all new Bing Bar is the focus of this post. Bing Bar for starters can be thought of as a multi-purpose toolbar, that enables you to search from the site you are currently on without leaving it, attempts to keep you informed with the latest news, keeps you updated with your Hotmail account and much more. (Full list of Bing Bar features provided below)