Safari Stories February 21

Last week we highlighted 10 general iPhone tips that everyone should know. This week, we’re back at it again, this time with a dozen Safari for iPhone tips that should be every iOS user’s repertoire. expand full story

Safari Stories February 6

Amid a decline in adoption by websites, Apple has revealed that it will remove support for “Do Not Track” in Safari 12.1. As detailed in a blog post from DuckDuckGo, Do Not Track’s mission of helping users avoid having their activity tracked has largely failed. Apple, meanwhile, is shifting focus to its new Intelligent Tracking Prevention feature.

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Safari Stories November 20, 2018

How to turn off Safari website notifications on macOS

Safari website notifications are great to get up to date news as they are published. However, it can sometime be overwhelming and you might want to turn off Safari website notifications for certain sites.

Safari Stories October 24, 2018

The new Safari Technology Preview brings a much-needed feature to the Mac browser. macOS Mojave introduced a new Dark Mode system appearance, which automatically applies to the dock, menu bar, system controls, and third-party apps can update to take full advantage of the new dark theme interface. However, it is currently not possible for websites to know if the user is using the dark appearance.

This is changing soon. The new Safari beta includes support for the ‘prefers-color-scheme’ CSS media query. This will allow websites to adapt automatically to changes in system appearance. So when you are using Mojave in Dark Mode, (updated) websites can automatically use dark themes too.

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Safari Stories October 16, 2018

Apple joins forces w/ Google, Microsoft & Mozilla to deprecate 20-year-old web security protocol

Apple is coming together with Google, Microsoft, and Mozilla to deprecate the use of TLS 1.0 and 1.1 by early 2020. TLS stands for Transport Layer Security and is used to protect web traffic. ArsTechnica was first to report on the agreement, while Apple’s WebKit blog has also detailed the change.

Safari Stories October 8, 2018

The UK High Court has blocked a £1B ($1.3B) class action claim filed against Google on behalf of iPhone users. The lawsuit resulted from the so-called ‘Safari bypass,’ where Google continued to install cookies on iPhones despite this being blocked in the browser settings …

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