How to Switch Browsers Without Losing Everything

Impressed with the new spit and polish of Firefox Quantum? Or ready to return to the warm embrace of Safari? We now carry so much of our digital lives around with us in our browsers that switching isn’t all that straightforward—here’s how to make sure you take everything with you when you jump from one to the other. Read More >>

Whoops, Spotify’s Web Player No Longer Works on Apple’s Safari Browser

Music streaming service Spotify no longer officially supports Apple’s Safari browser, and Safari users who attempt to access it say they are being redirected to use another browser or download Spotify’s desktop client. Read More >>

Here’s How Safari Will Keep Ads From Stalking You Around the Internet

Safari is getting an update that will prevent those annoying ads that follow you from one website to the next as you browse the internet, encouraging you to hurry up and buy that one item you looked at on Amazon two weeks ago. Read More >>

Chinese Hackers Pocket Thousands for Cracking Safari, Pixel and Flash

A Chinese bounty-hunting hack-fest has seen some of today's hottest new things -- and Flash -- hacked to pieces once again, with the wunderkinds walking away with a total prize kitty of more than £400,000 for making their hacks public. Read More >>

Your Browser’s Private Mode Isn’t as Secret as You Think

Your browser’s private or incognito mode can be useful for many reasons, but you should always know what it is – and more importantly isn’t – hiding. Here’s exactly what’s happening when you launch a private window. Read More >>

Safari Crashing on iPhone and Mac? Here’s a Quick Fix

Lots of Mac and iPhone users appear to be struggling with Safari this morning, with Apple's browser crashing whenever you try to search from the address bar. Fortunately, Twitter’s full of clever developer types, who’ve pinpointed the problem. Assuming you haven't unwittingly clicked on the now-infamous 'Crash Safari' link, Safari Suggestions appears to be at fault. Thankfully, the fix is very straightforward. Here's what you need to do: Read More >>

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This is How the “CrashSafari” iPhone Reboot Prank Works

Did you fall foul of the iPhone exploit this week? The one where a single web link uses code to create a self-generating text string that sends your Apple smartphone over the edge, forcing it to reboot? Read More >>

There’s an Easy Way To Quickly Disable iOS 9’s Content Blocking in Safari

If you’ve got that new and improved iOS 9, then Safari now includes content blocking capabilities. These blockers are enabled or disabled through the Safari section of Settings, but if you want to temporarily view a site in the way its makers intended then there’s a quick shortcut. Read More >>

Apple’s Great New Developer Program Screws Over Safari Devs

During the last few days of the World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC), Apple announced major changes to its developer programs. Gone are the different programs — and different fees — that developers for iOS, OS X, and watch OS previously had to pay. And that’s great! Except, one of the most under-appreciated dev communities has been screwed over. Read More >>

New Safari Offers Three Hours of Extra Netflix

Apple has just announced that the newest version of Safari will give you an extra two hours of battery life compared with using Chrome or Firefox. Also mentioned was that it would give you over three hours of Netflix streaming. Read More >>

Jet-Off to Kenya for £479pp With Your “Sun, Sand and Safari” Deal of the Day

Do you like going on holiday but are sick of Europe? If so, and you like trying to sleep in stifling heat, sweating all the suntan oil out of your skin on white bedsheets that have been tucked in so forcibly that you dislocate your shoulder trying to loosen them? Read More >>

Opera Coast: a Stripped Down Browser Built Just for iPad

>Web browsing on the iPad, or any tablet for that matter, is far too frustrating of an experience for what's really one of the device's most basic uses. Safari for iOS was designed with an iPhone in mind, so anything larger becomes an awkward mix of sweeping gestures and pointed tapping. Opera's newly launched iPad only browser, Coast, wants to fix that. Read More >>

All Those Open Browser Tabs Really Are Killing Your Laptop’s Battery

There's a tonne of info on the web. You're never going to read it all, but you want to, so your browser has fistfuls of open tabs waiting for that rainy day when you'll want to read a two-month-old article that's no longer relevant to anything. But have you ever wondered what all those tabs are doing to your battery life? Wired's Rhett Allain did, so he measured it for Firefox, Chrome and Safari. Read More >>

What The Most Popular Web Browser Is From Each Country in the World

The green is Chrome. The blue is Internet Explorer. The orange-ish colour is Firefox. If you can see any red or grey that would be Opera and Safari, respectively. And though I personally believe all browsers have become horrible in their own ways, having Chrome at the top of most country's usage list according to Statcounter is certainly a lot better than the alternatives ruling the world. Good job world. Enjoy the suffering southern tip of Africa and all of China and Greenland. Read More >>

The New Safari: Your Power-Saving Google Reader Replacement

Apple updates Safari every year, but now with the help of Intel's Haswell processor, they might actually have made something that people will actually want to use. At about a third the energy usage of Firefox and 1.44x faster than Chrome, this might just do it. Read More >>