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Directly accessing the Downloads folder

Sure you can ask Safari to put your files on the Desktop, but with these Downloads folder shortcuts you may not need to.

Microsoft warns of Safari flaw for Windows users

Microsoft is warning that a recently reported Safari browser attack can be combined with another Windows flaw to run unauthorized code.

Change Firefox 3’s URL bar behavior

Change the way Firefox 3 behaves when you click in the URL bar.

Allow personal home page when using WebKit

If you're using WebKit (a version of Safari with a newer web page rendering engine), here's how to make it use your preferred home page instead of the WebKit nightly home page.

Use Safari 3 to help with text searching tasks

Use Safari 3's enhanced find features to ease the task of searching text files for various words and phrases.

Mouse-only access to title bar icons in 10.5

Learn a simple way to access title bar icon menus (proxy icons) in Leopard.

Safari tips

Rob Griffiths covers a pair of tips for OS X's built-in browser and shows you how to run a newer version of Safari by updating to the last version of WebKit, the browser's rendering engine.

PayPal denies plan to block Safari

PayPal has denied claims it plans to lock Safari users out of its online payments service as it reinforces its protections against online credit fraud.

Apple alters Windows software update tool

Apple’s Software Update for Windows users now separates updates to already installed programs from new offerings—an apparent response to criticism over the way it was pushing Safari to Windows users.

PayPal to block users with old browsers to cut back phishing

PayPal plans to take the dramatic step of locking out people using older versions of Web browsers in order to stem phishing attacks.