While macOS Monterey will not be released until later this year, Apple has decided to make Safari 15 available to all Mac users running macOS Big Sur and macOS Catalina. The update brings the controversial new tab design, which was criticized by multiple users during the beta period.
Safari Stories September 21
One of the flagship new features in iOS 15 and iPadOS 15 is the redesigned Safari web browser. While the highlight of the new Safari is its user interface, it also gains compatibility with more powerful, Mac-like browser extensions. Now that iOS 15 is available to download, there are plenty of extensions hitting the App Store, and we’ve put together a list of some to try out.
Safari Stories August 23
Hands-on: Here’s how the all-new Safari in iOS 15 works
One of the major changes arriving with iOS 15 is a totally redesigned Safari. The all-new browser aims to make it easier to use with one hand as it shifts the search/tab bar to the bottom, introduces customizable Tab Groups, new start page, and more. Let’s dive into how the new Safari in iOS 15 works.
Safari Stories August 17
Apple has just released the sixth beta of iOS 15 for developers, and while we don’t know exactly what has changed with this update, the company has confirmed that iOS 15 beta 6 brings another redesign to Safari. This time, the company seems to have reversed some of the changes made to the iPhone version of Safari.
Safari Stories August 10
Apple today released the fifth beta of iOS 15 to developers. As we get closer to the final release next month, the update brought only a few minor changes to the operating system. However, one interesting detail about the latest iOS 15 beta is that it adds support for the WebM audio codec to Safari.
Safari Stories July 27
Developer re-creates Safari’s Snow Leopard design with new browser for macOS Big Sur
OldOS developer Zane Kleinberg is back with an all-new app, this time for the Mac. Zane has re-created Safari from Mac OS X Snow Leopard for Big Sur and Monterey. The new app looks identical to the original and is free to download from Zane’s Github page. If you really hate the new design in macOS Monterey, this is the app for you!
Safari Stories July 26
Apple has introduced a new redesigned version of Safari with macOS Monterey, which is expected to become officially available later this year. And while the company has already brought the new features to the Safari Technology Preview, Apple is now inviting macOS Big Sur and Catalina users to try Safari 15 beta before the official release this fall.
Safari Stories July 21
Following the release of macOS Big Sur 11.5, Apple on Wednesday released Safari Technology Preview 128. This version brings the updated tab interface that was introduced with the third beta release of macOS Monterey, which has once again changed some design aspects of the new Safari 15.
Safari Stories July 19
Apple today quietly released an updated version of Safari for users running versions of macOS prior to macOS Big Sur 11. Safari 14.1.2 is now available for macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave with security improvements and bug fixes.
Safari Stories July 14
Apple brought major changes to Safari in both macOS Monterey and iOS 15 with the first two beta releases. Now with the third beta, Apple has taken a step back with the Safari design after hearing criticism from those testing the software. Here’s a look at the revised default tab bar, updated toolbar options, and more in Safari with macOS Monterey beta 3.
One of the biggest changes coming with iOS 15 is the new Safari, which has been completely redesigned with a new tab experience and, for iPhone users, a new address bar as well. Although the update has been controversial due to its radical change, Apple is still trying to improve the interface.
Safari Stories June 28
Apple this year introduced a completely redesigned version of Safari with iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey. However, some users didn’t like this new design, which resulted in people discovering a trick to revert Safari to the old look. Unfortunately, this no longer works in macOS Monterey beta 2.
Safari Stories June 22
One of the biggest features presented during the WWDC21 keynote was a redesigned Safari in macOS Monterey, iOS 15, and iPadOS 15. With a lot of controversies about whether Apple made the right decision with this update, it appears that most of the changes can be switched back to the old way — at least for now.
Safari Stories June 21
One of the biggest updates in iOS 15 is the completely overhauled Safari. It’s been controversial, to say the least. We’ve heard from many users who are already fed up with the new design just a few weeks after using it in beta. And while some do seem to like the new design, there are still several ways that could make it more useable for the average person.
Safari Stories June 16
Safari Stories June 15
As part of the new operating systems introduced at WWDC 2021, which include iOS 15 and macOS Monterey, Apple unveiled a new version of Safari that has been redesigned on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. However, the new interface seems to have made some users upset since then. Now we want to know if you like the new Safari design or if you prefer the old one.
The new Safari design in macOS Monterey has been controversial, to say the least. The new design is radically different from previous versions of Safari, with features like color adaptivity, a dynamic url bar, and buttons crammed into a single three-dot list. Luckily, Twitter user Zhuowei Zhang has found a way to bring back the old design if you’re not happy with the new one.
Safari Stories June 7
Apple just announced at WWDC 2021 that it is bringing Safari web browser extensions to its mobile devices. With iOS 15 and iPadOS 15, iPhone and iPad will have access to the same web extensions available in Safari for Mac.
Safari Stories June 4
Apple has brought some great updates to Safari with macOS Big Sur, including a new design, support for WebP images, HDR videos, and more. Now, the company is teaming up with Google, Mozilla, and Microsoft to improve universal browser extensions for Safari, Chrome, Firefox, and Edge.
Safari Stories May 26
Apple released iOS 14.5.1 and other software updates in late April that brought important security fixes to WebKit, which is the engine behind Safari and other web browsers on iOS. However, security researchers point out that there is still an exploit in WebKit that is active even in the latest versions of iOS and macOS.
Safari Stories May 4
Earlier this week, Apple released iOS 14.5.1 and macOS Big Sur 11.3.1 with an important security update that fixed a serious WebKit exploit. Today the company released Safari 14.1 for users running macOS Catalina and macOS Mojave, which also fixes the exploit that had been being used for malicious web content.
Safari Stories April 8
The Pwn2Own 2021 event is promoted by the Zero Day Initiative as a way to encourage developers and researchers to report zero-day vulnerabilities to the affected companies instead of selling these breaches to malicious hackers. This year, systems researcher Jack Dates was paid $100,000 after finding a new exploit in Apple’s Safari web browser.
Safari Stories March 30
Earlier this year, some users noticed unfortunate behavior in iOS 14 that blocked any web searches in Safari containing the word “Asian” when adult content restrictions were enabled. Luckily, it seems that Apple has finally addressed this issue with iOS 14.5, which is currently available to developers and public beta users.