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Workarounds for Safari Not Opening t.co Short Links from Twitter

Jan 8, 2016 - 13 Comments
Twitter t.co short links not loading in Safari workarounds

Many users have notice that Safari on the Mac (and some on iOS) has trouble opening t.co short links coming from Twitter, both in the Twitter app and for Twitter on the web (by the way, you should follow us there). While not all Mac OS X and iOS users experience this issue, those who … Read More

Fix for Safari Freezing When Typing in Address Bar of Mac OS X & iOS

Jan 5, 2016 - 15 Comments
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Some users have noticed that Safari hangs unexpectedly when attempting to type a search or URL into the address bar. This is usually a temporary disruption, and after a moment or few the text entry begins again within the Safari address bar as the address bar populates with smart search data and search results from … Read More

How to Forcibly Sync Safari iCloud History from Mac OS X

Dec 28, 2015 - 5 Comments
Sync Safari iCloud History from Mac OS X

iCloud will automatically sync Safari history between all Mac and iOS devices that are using the same Apple ID and that have the feature enabled. While this happens automatically and behind the scenes on a regular occurrence, you may encounter a situation where a particular Mac or iPhone was offline for a period of time, … Read More

How to Find Text on Web Page in Safari for iOS 9 on iPhone & iPad

Dec 22, 2015 - 5 Comments
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If you have ever been reading a web page or website in Safari for iOS and wanted to quickly locate a particular text phrase or word within that active webpage, you’ll be happy to know that searching for matched text in Safari has gotten much easier on the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch with the … Read More

How to Delete Recent Safari Search & Web Browsing History in iOS

Nov 29, 2015 - 17 Comments
Delete recent Safari activity in iOS

Safari for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch allows users to clear all caches, website data, and history together in one fell swoop, but sometimes you may want to be more discerning than that. The latest versions of Safari for iPhone and iPad allow users to delete Safari website data, searches, cookies, cache, and Safari activity … Read More

How to Use Pinned Tabs in Safari for OS X El Capitan

Nov 17, 2015 - 5 Comments
How to pin a tab in Safari with right-click

The latest versions of Safari in OS X El 10.11 and later include a pinned tab feature, which allow you to maintain a particular web sites browser tab consistently across Safari relaunching and rebooting of the Mac. Pinned Tabs kind of work like bookmarks in this sense, except that rather than having to show a … Read More

How to Mute Safari Tabs in Mac OS X

Oct 26, 2015 - 7 Comments
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New versions of Safari on the Mac allow users to instantly mute any tab or inactive window which is playing sound. This will instantly hush audio coming from a video, an audio file opened in the browser, ads, or any noisy multimedia element, but only for the Safari browser, making it preferable to muting everything … Read More

Security Update 2015-007 & Others for OS X Mavericks & Yosemite Released

Oct 21, 2015 - 24 Comments
OS X Mavericks software updates Security Update EFI update etc

Apple has released Security Update 2015-007 for Macs running OS X Yosemite and OS X Mavericks, Safari 9.0.1 for OS X Mavericks and Yosemite, alongside a Mac EFI Security Update for some specific Macs. The security updates are recommended for Mac users to install, particularly if they’re not yet updating to OS X El Capitan. … Read More

How to Request Desktop Versions of Mobile Websites in Safari for iOS 9

Oct 19, 2015 - 8 Comments
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Generally speaking, using a websites intended mobile version is recommended when the site is accessed from an iPhone or iPod touch, since mobile websites tend to be optimized for smaller screens. Nonetheless, sometimes a user visiting a mobile site may wish to access a desktop version of the same website from their iPhone, iPod touch, … Read More

Safari 9 for OS X Yosemite & OS X Mavericks Released

Sep 30, 2015 - 21 Comments
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Apple has released Safari 9 for Mac users running OS X Yosemite and OS X Mavericks. The release adds some of the newer features borrowed from the El Capitan version of the web browser to Safari running on prior releases of Mac OS. Perhaps the most notable feature added in Safari 9 is the ability … Read More

Change How Safari Clears Downloaded Items List in Mac OS X

Sep 1, 2015 - 4 Comments
The Safari downloads list in Mac OS X, you can clear it manually

Each time you download a file from the web with Safari, it goes into a list of downloaded items contained within the browser. In modern versions of OS X, this downloaded list item deletes itself automatically after a day passes, but if you want to change how often and when Safari clears the download list, … Read More

How to Change the Search Engine in Safari for Mac OS X

Aug 25, 2015 - 14 Comments
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Mac users who favor the Safari browser as their primary means of web access in OS X may find it helpful to switch the search engine used by default in Safari. This determines which web search tool is used through the URL address bar and elsewhere in Safari. You can choose between the four major … Read More

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