Several Web browsers are converging on technology to customize the software. That means that standardization makes sense, Opera's chief technology officer argues.
The company updates its Safari Web browser, offering users a gallery with extensions from the likes of Amazon, Bing, MLB.com, and Twitter.
Safari 5.0.1 has arrived, as the Safari extension gallery is open for business
Mozilla hopes to release the first full version of the Jetpack programming tools by the end of the year. Also a priority: Web-based Flightdeck tool.
Apple hasn't flipped the switch on Safari 5's new extensions, but that doesn't mean you can't. And unlike jailbreaking other Apple products, this simple tweak definitely won't void your warranty.
With Apple's new support for Safari Extensions, people will now be able to install small widgets to enhance their Safari experience, very much like Dashboard can bring tools, games, and other enhancements to the OS X desktop. Along with the release of Dashboard, Apple provided developer tools and reference materials for creating widgets, and then created a widget library so people could easily download them.
On rare occurrences people may find that after updating their Macs the system will not boot. Here are some steps that may help clear the problem.
Amazon and other sites can get your browsing behavior from Google when a particular Chrome extension is installed. Why it happens and how to fix it.
Sometimes devices in OS X may not load properly at boot, which can be a problem either with the driver being used or with the configuration of the system's caches.
The latest version of this powerful password manager throws in a new look and feel, support for Google Chrome, and offers an annual subscription to install it on multiple PCs.