iPadOS 13.1 is now available, with iPad-specific features like improved multitasking, a desktop-class version of Safari, Home screen enhancements, a floating keyboard, and more. Here are some tips to get the most out of it.
Updates Apple's Web browser with a new start page with Favorites, frequently visited, and most recently visited Web sites, plus several other new features.
The major browser makers—Apple, Google, and Mozilla—have all taken measures to block an attempt by the Kazakhstani government to spy on its citizens.
Patches numerous WebKit-related security vulnerabilities. (Free)
Patches numerous security vulnerabilities. (Free)
Streamlines Web site login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill and updates cross-site tracking protection with Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.1. (Free)
Apple News+ may be the main change in iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4 Mojave, but Apple has also added small features and options to a number of apps and technologies, including AirPlay, Apple Pay, Safari, and Screen Time. There are also a handful of bug fixes and a slew of security fixes.
Over at Fast Company, Glenn Fleishman documents the rise and fall of the Do Not Track browser setting, a well-intentioned but ultimately doomed effort to make privacy easy for users.
Addresses WebKit and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities for macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra and 10.12.6 Sierra. (Free)
Addresses WebKit and address bar vulnerabilities for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and 10.13.6 High Sierra. (Free)
Addresses WebKit and Safari Reader security vulnerabilities for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and 10.13.6 High Sierra. (Free)
Do you find yourself turning down the brightness on your Mac screen to make it more comfortable to look at? Particularly if you’re sensitive to light or often work in a darkened room, macOS 10.14 Mojave’s new Dark mode might be easier on your eyes.
TidBITS readers have reported a conflict between Safari 12 and Spotlight in macOS 10.12 Sierra, where invoking Spotlight and typing causes it to crash. Happily, there’s a simple fix.
Updates Apple's Web browser with the same new features and under-the-hood changes that will be included with macOS 10.14 Mojave—including changes to using extensions. (Free)
Now and then, when you’re browsing the Web in Safari in iOS, you might want to load the desktop version of a site or reload a page without your content blocker enabled. Here’s how to do that, but beware that it may not work as desired.