How to Change Default Browsers on Mac


Safari on Mac is a great browser, but if you’re not a fan of it and would rather use a different web browser, here’s how to change the default browser on Mac. Even though third-party web browsers don’t perform well on Macs compared to Safari (especially Chrome), many users still prefer using Chrome, Firefox, or […]

How to Save a Bookmark in Safari on iOS 8


If you want to save a website for later by bookmarking it, here’s how to do it on your iPhone or iPad in Safari running iOS 8. If you’re not fond of third-party web browsers on iOS, you’re not alone. Apple blocks third-party apps from using its Nitro Javascript Engine, which means mobile web browsers […]

How to Save Website Shortcuts to Your iPhone Home Screen


If you want quicker access to a website that you visit often, here’s how to add that website as a shortcut on your iPhone’s home screen. If there’s a website that you visit frequently, your first instinct may be to save it as a bookmark so that when you open up your web browser, all […]

How to View the Desktop Version of a Website in iOS 8 Safari


Mobile versions of website are really convenient to view on your iPhone or iPad, but navigation can be quite limited due to the simplification of the user interface. However, in Safari on iOS 8, users can now choose to view the desktop version of a website if they want to, especially if the user interface […]

iOS 8 Private Browsing Mode: Not as Private as You Think

iOS 8 Safari

iOS 8 comes with all sorts of new features, including improved notifications, a better iMessage, and the new HealthKit app. However, iOS 8 also has a lot of subtle changes over iOS 7, and one of those changes deals with how the Safari app handles Private Browsing Mode. Safari’s Private Browsing Mode allows users to […]

How to Delete Your Internet Browser History

Browser History

There are many reasons to delete your internet browser history. No matter what reason you choose, here’s how to delete it and hide your tracks. First off, it’s important to note that your browser history and search history are two different things. This how-to guide will show you how to delete your browser history, but […]

How to Sync Webpages from Computer to iPhone

Open Tab from other device (iPhone)

A handy new feature that a few modern browsers support is tab syncing. With tab syncing all of your pages (a.k.a tabs) that you have open on your desktop or laptop are available on your smart phone as well. Tab syncing is great for looking up a page that you had open on another device […]

How to Save a Bookmark in Safari on iOS 7


If you’re not fond of third-party web browsers on iOS, you’re not alone. Apple blocks third-party apps from using its Nitro Javascript Engine, which means mobile web browsers like Google Chrome will be slower to load webpages than the built-in Safari browser. Plus, they’re usually battery hoggers compared to Safari. However, one feature that’s a bit […]

How to Save a Website Shortcut to Your iOS 7 Home Screen

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If there’s a website that you visit frequently, your first instinct is to save it as a bookmark so that when you open up your web browser all you have to do is click on that link in your bookmarks and it’ll take you right to the website. However, if there’s a website that you […]

How to Use Safari’s Reader Mode in iOS 7

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Reading is one of the most popular activities to do on an iPad, especially with that Retina display. Text shows up sharp and crisp — almost like a real book. This makes any iOS device with a Retina display ideal for reading. But web browsing and reading articles in the Safari web browser can be […]

This is What Safari Should Look Like on iOS 7

This is what Safari in iOS 7 could look like with a unified search and URL bar.

We expect iOS 7 to arrive later this year with the iPhone 5S, and with the new version of iOS Apple could take the opportunity to update Safari for a better mobile internet experience. The iPhone is vastly different than it was in 2007, as is iOS and many fo the iPhone apps, but Safari […]

How to Use Safari on the iPhone


Using Safari on the iPhone is easy, but most users are missing out on the full functionality by not using all the features. Here’s how to use Safari on the iPhone to its full potential to save time and avoid frustration. Some of these features include tweaking the default search engine, clearing the history and […]

How to Turn on Private Browsing Mode on the iPhone

Private Browsing Mode

Safari for the iPhone supports Private Browsing, a method of keeping browsing history and online accounts a secret. Private browsing is a way of browsing the web that leaves no trace of where you go or what you search. This can be great for letting a friend borrow your iPhone, or if you are shopping […]

Safari With TabView Syncing and More in Mountain Lion

Safari TabView

At WWDC 2012 Apple introduced a new Safari version that will ship with Mountain Lion. The latest version of OS X will be available in the Mac App Store in July for only $19.95. Apple’s latest Web browser offers faster JavaScript performance, iCould Tabs and TabView. TabView looks like the biggest new feature in the next Safari. […]

Chrome’s Crash Happy Attitude is Getting Old

Chrome Aw Snap

Google’s Chrome browser has been the first thing I install on new computers, but the recent crashing, buggy behavior and juvenile ‘Aw, Snap’ error messages are pushing me towards Safari or FireFox. The last straw came this week when tab after tab in Chrome crashed throwing the , “Aw, Snap” error message that was funny […]

5 Things I Hate About the iPhone

iPhone settings

The iPhone is a great phone with plenty of great features, but Apple’s darling falls flat in several key places. After using the iPhone 4S since launch, there are a number of things I hate about the iPhone platform. (Read: 5 Things I Hate about Android) I’ve had the iPhone 4S for the past 6 […]

3 Mountain Lion Features I Want on the iPhone and iPad Today

Safari for Mountain Lion

There’s a lot of talk about the iOS-ification of OS X with the release of the Mountain Lion preview, but relatively little about what Mountain Lion means for iOS 5.1 and the future of iOS. Now that I’ve had time to use Mountain Lion on my MacBook Air, there are a number of new OS […]

How To Keep Your Reading List In Sync With iOS 5

Add to Reading List on iPhone

Apple has made iCloud a big part of the iOS 5 experience on the iPhone and iPad. This new feature is built into Safari, and allows you to sync a reading list between all of your iOS devices and Safari on your computer. The free service makes it possible to save a page to read […]

How to Enable Private Browsing in Safari on iOS 5

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One of the lesser talked about features that Apple included in its iOS 5 update for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch was the ability to turn on private browsing in the Safari browser. And because it hasn’t been talked about extensively, it’s possible that many of you either haven’t heard of it or have […]