001: HomeKit at CES, HomePod launch, iPhone SE 2, and Safari Spectre fixes | 9to5Mac Daily

Welcome to 9to5Mac Daily, a new podcast bringing you the latest in Apple news and top 9to5Mac stories every Monday through Friday. Today on 9to5Mac Daily we’ve got CES HomeKit announcements, a possible HomePod launch date, iPhone SE 2 rumors, and important iOS security updates. 9to5Mac Daily is available on iTunes and Apple’s Podcasts app, […]

Video: Speed and resource testing Safari, Firefox, and Chrome on the Mac

Mozilla just released their new Firefox "Quantum" browser with new features including built-in screenshots, a save-for-later feature named Pocket, and a Library that holds all of your pocket saves, bookmarks, browsing history, screenshots and downloads in one spot. AppleInsider compares the new release with Safari, and Google’s Chrome. AppleInsider – Frontpage News

DirecTV Now dropping support for Safari, Chrome exclusive starting in July

DirecTV Now, a live-TV streaming service that piggybacks on AT&T’s television services, is one of the ways that cable cord-cutters can still access their favorite shows online. Now, without any official notice as of this writing, customers visiting the site on Safari and Internet Explorer are being told to download Google Chrome as other browsers […]

Apple updates Safari Technology Preview to Release 27 with Web Inspector updates

Apple has just pushed out the 27th release of the Safari Technology Preview. The preview browser is specifically designed for developers to get an upcoming look at the new web technologies macOS and iOS will eventually receive. Today’s update comes with a few overall browser changes, and a lengthy list of Web Inspector updates. more… Filed under: […]

Apple’s latest Safari Technology Preview beta includes MacBook Pro battery life improvements for WebGL content

Apple seeded its latest beta of Safari for developers yesterday, as it does every two weeks. Whilst the seeds usually contain little of interest to non-developers, the newest seed (Release 23) includes a few interesting changes. Most notably, it includes Mac laptop battery life improvements for WebGL content by relying less on the dedicated GPU. more… Filed under: Apple 9to5Mac

Safari in iOS 10 Offers Improved Animated GIF Viewing and Stops Noisy Autoplay Videos

In iOS 10, Apple plans to make some changes to the way videos are handled, putting a stop to irritating autoplay videos and offering improvements to animated GIFs. The changes will come in the form of updated policies for “video” elements, as outlined today by Apple software engineer Jer Noble on the Webkit blog As […]

How-To: Stop the ‘Open this page in YouTube’ prompt when visiting YouTube in Safari on iOS

If you have the YouTube app installed on your phone, then you’ve likely ran into the dreaded ‘Open this page in “YouTube”?’ message when visiting YouTube in Safari. While it’s understandable that Google would like you to view content via its official app, it starts to get annoying after encountering the message for the umpteenth time. One […]

‘internet recovery’ Lets New Macs set up OS X from clean exhausting power

Newly-offered Macs — namely Mac minis and MacBook Airs introduced these days — have a brand new function referred to as “web restoration” that downloads and installs OS X Lion despite the fact that your Mac has a failed or blank exhausting drive. a lot of the priority around Lion being download-simplest (although it will […]