Many Apple users worldwide have reported issues with both Safari on the Mac and on iOS crashing today. The problem seems to be related to Safari’s search suggestions feature, see below for how to disable this feature. How to disable search suggestions on OS X Open Safari preferences from the menu (or by using the […]
Updated 27/1/16. Many Apple users worldwide have reported issues with both Safari on the Mac and on iOS crashing today. The problem seems to be related to Safari’s search suggestions feature, see below for how to disable this feature. How to disable search suggestions on OSX Open Safari preferences from the menu (or by using […]
Apple has added a fair few new features to its new version of OS X, El Capitan, even though the main focus is on performance. There are little tweaks and streamlined ways of interacting here, there and everywhere, and thankfully Safari hasn’t been left out. Safari is of course the default browser on the Mac, and […]
Have you tried opening a PDF file in Safari only to encounter a blank page like this: Well here is a simple fix to get PDFs showing again. First quit Safari then head on up to the Finder menu and select GO then chose the Go To Folder option (You can also access this by […]
With every new release of OS X comes a new and improved version of Safari. It’s already one of the best and fastest browsers available today, and Safari 7 brings a host of new features such as plug-in management, a new Top Sites, and some under-the-hood performance improvements that make your browsing experience that much […]
Since the release of OS X Lion, Safari when launched will restore any windows and tabs you may have had open when it was last quit. Occasionally this can be a really useful feature but it can also be a laborious task to close each tab individually, especially if like me you tend to keep […]
Has YouTube been running slow for you lately? Before the symptoms of Internet Streaming Deprivation (ISD, if you’re interested) lead you to hurl your PC at the wall in frustration, take a look at these 5 tips to put fast, high definition video back on the menu.
Safari is in my opinion the best web browser out there. I’ve found it to be faster than others and it also has some really neat features that are overlooked and that not many know about. One of those is the ability for it to read you a webpage out loud, so you don’t even […]
Online ads can be the most frustrating things. You could accidentally click on them, or they might be distracting, especially if they’re animated. More and more sites use ads as their main source of revenue, so you can’t really avoid them. Or can you? The world of plugins has created some wonderful things, including a […]
Extensions are one of the best and most convenient ways to add new functionality to Safari. They’re simple to find (just go to the Apple Extensions website and look under the various categories), and can be installed with just one click – you don’t even need to restart Safari. If you’re one of those people that […]
You might not think that Safari could help you to be more productive, but there are in fact many productivity related extensions that can improve the way you spend your time online, or stop you procrastinating and getting distracted. Here’s our brief guide to some of the best productivity extensions that can help you make […]
Because Safari is the default browser on the Mac, it’s used daily by millions of people and on the whole does its job very well. Unfortunately, over time Safari’s performance can become noticeably degraded unless you follow a few simple measures to make sure it stays running like clockwork. Unfortunately the spinning beach ball can […]
You may have noticed a change in the way Safari manages tabs in Lion. When a tab has been left inactive for a while Safari may start reloading each tab as you switch to them.
Safari 5 for Lion introduced ‘Reading List’ allowing users to bookmark stories and links for reading later. Since I wrote my article about the best features of Lion, a reader asked a very good question ‘What’s the difference between ‘Reading List’ and a bookmark? It doesn’t seem to cache it for offline viewing. What am […]