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While acknowledging that a six-week release cycle is disconcerting for some users, the chair of the Mozilla Foundation says that quicker releases of new versions of Firefox ensure that new capabilities are not delayed for nearly a year before they can be delivered to people.
If you're looking to get the address-bar search functionality of Chrome and Firefox without leaving Safari's Extension sandbox, Safari Keyword Search may be exactly what the doctor ordered.
Mozilla released a beta of Firefox 7, putting the lighter-weight browser in front of a large number of users for the first time.
Mozilla has released Firefox 6, the second edition since it shifted to a rapid-ship cycle that delivers a new version of the browser every six weeks.
By default, Safari won't find strings of text within words when you search; it'll only find words that begin with whatever you're looking for. But a blogger figured out a fix. Also: How to resize Web pages while in full-screen mode.
Starting with Firefox 8, Mozilla will automatically block browser add-ons installed by other software until users approve them.
Chrome and Firefox offer a single location bar that can also perform searches. A new, free SIMBL plugin called Omnibar brings that feature to Safari.
Before you laugh at Internet Explorer users, click a mile in their shoes. OK, sometimes these metaphors aren't perfect.
Apple's Safari last month posted its biggest increase ever in usage share, beating perennial champion Chrome in the gain game, according to Web metrics vendor Net Applications.
While Opera 11.5 calls itself a browser, it feels like it really wants to be more than that. But in trying to do so, this perpetual innovator’s latest version falls short.
Safari 5.1 changes where a new tab appears when you open one from a link. Fortunately, if those looking to change that behavior back have some options.
Safari 5.1 gives Apple’s browser enough horsepower to hold its own against rivals in day-to-day browsing. More importantly, its new features truly distinguish it from the pack, making Safari 5.1 a great step up from its predecessor.
Reading List might headline the changes to OS X's built-in browser, but there are plenty of other changes in Safari that you need to know about. Dan Frakes gives you the rundown on what's new in the latest version of Safari.
Save time using your browser by learning these essential keyboard shortcuts for both Snow Leopard and Lion's Safari.
Safari 5.1 ships as part of Lion, but it's also now available as a free download for those on Snow Leopard and Windows.