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How to use iOS 9 content blockers to remove web popover boxes

Many sites overlay boxes with reminders, calls to action, and other nuisances you've dismissed again and again. Some iOS 9 content blockers can remove them.

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Internet Explorer 5: Little features trampled underfoot in the march of progress

While Safari is undoubtedly a better browser than Internet Explorer, there's one little feature worth mourning that died with IE 5. Just one little thing.

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What lies beneath: What you need to know about content blockers in iOS 9 Safari

Call them content filters or ad blockers, iOS 9's ability to plug apps into Safari that handle how items are retrieved on web pages will change the way we mobile surf.

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Ad-blocking software is costing websites real money

A new report released Monday says ad blocking will cost online businesses nearly $22 billion worldwide, and it will only get worse in the coming years.

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Mac 911: Safari consistently quits in Yosemite

A reader finds that Safari quits whenever he walks away from his Mac, and he can't figure out how to get this behavior to stop.

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Podcast 464: Hacking compatibility

The Hacking Team got hacked. Safari may (or may not) be the new Internet Explorer. Not all music can play over all speakers. It's been a strange week.

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Mac 911: A potpourri of OS X questions

This week, we answer questions about bookmark sync failure, managing Top Sites in Safari, dysfunction keys, and ransomware.

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6 reasons to get excited about OS X El Capitan

Bug fixes are too a feature!

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Why iOS 9's ad-blocking is bad news for Google

Ad-blocking software is coming to Safari this fall, and companies who make buckets of money on ads stand to lose a lot.

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SHA-what? A new warning in Chrome shames outdated security

Chrome users recently started seeing a warning or an error about outdated encryption used by websites for secure connections.