Useful Safari features in iOS 5
Useful Safari features in iOS 5
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Useful Safari features in iOS 5

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-Hey everyone, I'm Sharon Vaknin for CNET.com here with some quick tips on the new features on Safari that come as part of iOS 5. With the new version of Safari, you get a new a reader feature, Twitter integration, and better privacy options. Let's started with these new features. As you browse Safari, you will see a new reader button show up in the address bar of most pages. For people who do a lot of news and blog reading on their iPhones, this is on one of the best new features. Tap the button and you will get a simplified version of the page for easier reading. That means no ads and no distracting links, just a text from the article on the page. You can change the font size by tapping here and tap the action button for more tools. Here you have the new option to add the article to your reading list. This is a part of iOS 5's new reading list feature. Anytime, you see an article you wanna read later, add it to your reading list with this action button. When you have time to catch upon the articles later, had to bookmarks, then reading list. Once you open an article from the list, you could move to the all tab or you can delete it by swiping left and tapping delete. Back in the action menu, there is another new option to tweet the page you're on. This is a big deal for Twitter addicts like me because when you hit this button, a tweet box opens within Safari. Once you hit send, you can quickly go back to browsing. To use this option, you do have to setup twitter integration, which is done by visiting settings, twitter, and adding your accounts. Safari also has a new feature that desktop browsers have had for a while called private browsing. With this option enable, the Safari will not tack your history or cookies while you're browsing. To enable it, go to settings, safari and tap this button here and when you're done browsing in secrecy, tap it again. With the new reading features, twitter integration and this new privacy option, browsing in Safari is seriously improved in iOS 5. For more iOS 5 tips and tricks, visit how.cnet.com. For CNET, I'm Sharon Vaknin and I'll see you on the interwebs.

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