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Session manager Safari Extension

Someone finally made a Safari Extension for managing browsing sessions. The extension is named “Sessions” and is very similar to Session Manager for Firefox. Download and install the extension from Sessions’ website then you can view, save, restore your sessions (windows and tabs). Source: Minimal Mac. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter ...

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Apple releases Safari 5 with Extensions

Apple has released Safari 5 yesterday after the WWDC 2010 keynote. The latest edition of Safari include better HTML5 support, Reader, development tools and more. From the Updater: • Safari Reader: Click on the new Reader icon to view articles on the web in a single, clutter-free page. • Improved Performance: Safari 5 executes JavaScript up to 25% faster than ...

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First stable release of Google Chrome for Mac

Google has finally released the first non-beta version of the Chrome web browser for the Mac. You can download Google Chrome from here. This stable release includes many improvements with HTML5 support. Arabic version of this post on SaudiMac Arabic Edition. Please follow SaudiMac on Twitter and add SaudiMac on Facebook.

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Opera Mini released, no Arabic, blocked in Saudi Arabia

Opera has announced that their Opera mini browser for the iPhone and iPod touch is now available in the App Store. From the press release: Opera Mini, with more than 50 million users worldwide, enables fast mobile Web browsing by compressing data by up to 90 percent before sending content to the device, resulting in significantly improved page loading. Users ...

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Safari 4.0.5 Update

Apple has released Safari 4.0.5. The updates include the following: # Performance improvements for Top Sites # Stability improvements for 3rd-party plug-ins # Stability improvements for websites with online forms and Scalable Vector Graphics # Fixes an issue that prevented Safari from changing settings on some Linksys routers The update also includes security updates, more info on Apple’s site. Arabic ...

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Disable Flash in Safari using ClickToFlash

Flash has been very annoying recently especially when it’s been overused on websites. From Jakob Nielsen’s blog: “About 99% of the time, the presence of Flash on a website constitutes a usability disease.” For Safari on the Mac you can use ClickToFlash to disable Adobe Flash until you actually want to use it. Just go to this page. Download the ...

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Google Chrome for Mac beta

Google has finally release the beta of their web browser, Google Chrome for Mac OS X. The release came after months of developer previews. Chrome requires Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard or later and Intel based Macs only. Currently Chrome does not support extensions. Arabic support is very weak as you can see in the following screenshot: If you are ...

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Camino 2.0 web browser released

Camino version 2.0 has been released. Camino is an open source web browser based on Gecko rendering engine, the same engine that powers Firefox. The new version include many features such as Tab Overview, Growl support, AppleScript support and more. Camino 2.0 is available to download here. Arabic version on SaudiMac.net.

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Safari 4 downloaded 11 million times

Apple released a press release saying that in the first 3 days of the release of Safari 4 they had 11 million downloads. 6 million of them were on Windows based machines. From Apple’s press release: “Safari 4 is an incredible success on Mac and Windows with more than 11 million downloads in the first three days,” said Philip Schiller, ...

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Google Chrome Developer Preview

It’s finally here! Google has released their first public developer preview for their Chrome web browser. According to the about menu, it is version 3.0.182.5. You can download and test the developer preview of Google Chrome from their website. Please remember that it is a developer preview. So don’t rely on it for regular browsing just yet.

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