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Josh Centers 15 comments

Here’s What Sets iPadOS Apart from iOS

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.

Safari 13 Agen Schmitz 50 comments

Safari 13

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.

Josh Centers 6 comments

Apple, Google, and Mozilla Team Up to Block Kazakhstani Surveillance

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.

Safari 12.1.2 Agen Schmitz 3 comments

Safari 12.1.2

Patches numerous WebKit-related security vulnerabilities. (Free)

Safari 12.1.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Safari 12.1.1

Patches numerous security vulnerabilities. (Free)

Safari 12.1 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Safari 12.1

Streamlines Web site login when filling credentials with Password AutoFill and updates cross-site tracking protection with Intelligent Tracking Prevention 2.1. (Free)

Adam Engst 9 comments

iOS 12.2 and macOS 10.14.4 Add Apple News+ and Enhance Apps

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.

Josh Centers 15 comments

The Tragic Death of “Do Not Track”

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.

Safari 12.0.3 Agen Schmitz 2 comments

Safari 12.0.3

Addresses WebKit and cross-site scripting vulnerabilities for macOS 10.13.6 High Sierra and 10.12.6 Sierra. (Free)

Safari 12.0.2 Agen Schmitz 8 comments

Safari 12.0.2

Addresses WebKit and address bar vulnerabilities for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and 10.13.6 High Sierra. (Free)

Safari 12.0.1 Agen Schmitz No comments

Safari 12.0.1

Addresses WebKit and Safari Reader security vulnerabilities for macOS 10.12.6 Sierra and 10.13.6 High Sierra. (Free)

Adam Engst Josh Centers 9 comments

Explore the Dark Side of Mojave: Understanding, Enabling, and Customizing Dark Mode

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.

Adam Engst 29 comments

Safari 12 Crashes Spotlight in Sierra—Here’s the Fix

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.

Safari 12 Agen Schmitz 39 comments

Safari 12

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)

Adam Engst 15 comments

TipBITS: How to Load Desktop Web Sites and Pages Without Content Blockers in iOS

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.