Don't-Miss Browser Stories

Site-specific browser tool Fluid hits 1.0

Fluid, the tool for creating standalone Mac apps devoted to specific sites, has left beta and added several powerful new features.

Mozilla patches Firefox 4, fixes programming bungle

Mozilla has patched Firefox 4 for the first time, fixing eight flaws, including a major programming oversight that left the browser vulnerable to attack on some Windows systems.

How to delete your Mac's Web browser history

This tutorial will show you how to clear your browser history in each of the most popular Web browsers for the Mac.

Firefox 4 tops 100 million downloads, fails to move share

In the month since Firefox 4's launch, the browser has racked up 100 million downloads, Mozilla says. But a Web analytics company says the new browser has done nothing to boost Mozilla's overall share of the browser market.

FTC calls out Google's Chrome over Do Not Track

FTC Chairman Jon Liebowitz singled out Google for not adopting "Do Not Track," the privacy feature that lets consumers opt out of online tracking by Websites and advertisers.

Save Facebook images in Safari

When you right-click on images on some sites--including Facebook--Safari doesn't give you a Save Image As option. Here's a way to save them anyway.

Open iOS Safari to a blank page

Tired of iOS Safari loading old pages, or popping up your bookmarks, when you just want to open a new Web page? Here's how to open Safari to a new page.

Remains of the Day: Crazy talk

If you're going to walk the crazy walk, you'd better talk the crazy talk. Microsoft loses a valuable cloud player, Apple doesn't want to know what you're surfing on the Web, and one man makes, bakes, and takes the whole crazy cake.

Mozilla kicks off Firefox 5, faster release schedule

Mozilla this week jumped into its new faster-tempo development program for Firefox 5.

Apple releases Safari, Snow Leopard security updates

Don't have an iOS device to update? Well, don’t fret: Apple hasn’t left the Mac out in the cold--Safari, Leopard, and Snow Leopard all have patches ready and waiting for your download.

Learn the basics of Web browser security

Danger lurks around every corner on the Web, but it turns out that browsers are well equipped to provide savvy users with the clues they need to protect themselves from those who prey on the denizens of the Net.

Flock Web browser to be discontinued at end of April

The developers behind the social-networking-focused Web browser Flock announced that they will discontinue the software as of April 26.

Mercury Web Browser Pro for iPhone and iPad

From tabbed browsing to the ability to download files, this mobile browser offers features that improve upon what you get from the mobile version of Safari.

Mozilla Firefox 4

Firefox 4 isn't the fastest browser, and its interface still leans more toward wonkishness than elegance. But when loading and browsing, it feels far fleeter than the increasingly sluggish Safari. Firefox 4 offers fast, fun, full-featured browsing with few compromises, and it's well worth a try.

Edit the content of a Web page in Safari

Need to print or grab a screenshot of a Web page, but don't want everything on that page to appear? There are a bunch of ways to temporarily edit or remove almost anything you see in Safari.