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The developers of AdBlock Plus, an extension for Firefox that blocks advertising on websites, are trying to contain a brewing controversy over their decision to allow some non-flashy ads to be displayed by default.
The Macworld staff reveals our top software picks of the year.
Apple's sparse release notes can make it difficult to find out what a software update fixes. Such is the case with Safari 5.1.2. But Ted Landau digs into the listed improvements of the latest version to find out what's changed.
Mozilla is mulling the end of Firefox support for Mac owners running Leopard, the Apple operating system released four years ago, developer discussions show.
Apple on Tuesday released Safari 5.1.2 for Mac OS X Lion 10.7.2, Snow Leapard 10.6.8, and Windows. The update features stability improvements and makes it possible to view PDFs within web content.
McAfee Internet Security for Mac 2012 is a multipronged and easy-to-manage extra layer that doesn’t seem to slow my computer down one bit.
A team of privacy researchers and product designers from Europe and the U.S. have released a browser-based implementation of Privicons, a project that aims to...
Mozilla has released Firefox 8, adding Twitter search to the browser and patching eight vulnerabilities.
Apple on Tuesday came out with another round of Java updates, aimed at both Mac OS X Lion and Snow Leopard users.
Because Apple hosts a fully-functional version of its iPod nano Mickey Mouse clock face on its website, you can put a working copy of it in Dashboard.
The latest version of mobile Safari adds even more features inspired by the Mac edition of Apple's Web browser. The finished product won't match the full-featured experience of a desktop Web browser, but with Safari in iOS 5, you won't feel like sacrificing quite as much when you browse on the go.
A not-so-obvious improvement in iOS 5, which became available publicly Wednesday, is a major jump in HTML5 compatibility. InfoWorld saw surprising results in tests of iOS 5's Safari browser against the major mobile and desktop browsers.
Lex Friedman was long a Safari devotee. But he's found Safari 5.1 insufferable, and ended up switching to Chrome full-time. It went better than expected.
Mozilla will start a more aggressive campaign to convince users of the older Firefox 3.6 to upgrade to the newest edition, Firefox 7.
Reeder for Mac is a breath of fresh air in the crowded market for Google Reader and RSS clients, offering a healthy dose of features polished up with an interface that shows the program's iOS roots.