Safari in macOS Big Sur will stream Netflix in 4K HDR

MacOS Big Sur may be a worthwhile upgrade if you love to marathon TV shows. As 9to5Mac reports, users have discovered that Safari in Big Sur will play Netflix videos in 4K with HDR, whether you’re using Dolby Vision or HDR10. You won’t have to switch...

Apple’s new tools can help developers port Chrome extensions to Safari

When Apple detailed macOS Big Sur earlier this week, it spent a lot of time talking about how it redesigned the desktop operating system to make it look more modern. The company also touched on upcoming enhancements to Safari, such as faster webpage...

Safari will use Face ID and Touch ID for ‘frictionless’ web sign-ins

The Face ID and Touch ID features on Apple devices will soon be much more useful on the web. As TechCrunch reports, Apple has outlined how Safari 14 for iOS, iPadOS and macOS will allow using those biometric authentication methods for “frictionless”...

Here’s everything Apple announced at its WWDC 2020 keynote

Due to the pandemic, today’s Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) was held virtually. That didn’t stop Apple from dropping major announcements about a migration from Intel processors to its own ARM-based, A-series chips, as well as a preview of iOS...

Safari flaw let intruders hijack cameras on iPhones and Macs

If you're working on a Mac at home or reconnecting with friends on an iPhone, you'll want to be sure you have the latest security updates. Security researcher Ryan Pickren has detailed recently patched Safari vulnerabilities that allowed int...

Microsoft Edge becomes the second most popular desktop web browser

Microsoft's gamble on a Chromium-based Edge browser appears to have paid off, at least in the short term. Bleeping Computer noted that Edge is now the second most popular desktop web browser based on usage, with NetMarketShare giving the softwar...

Safari now blocks all third-party cookies by default

Apple's latest flurry of software updates included an important step forward for web privacy. The latest version of Safari for iOS, iPadOS and macOS now blocks all third-party cookies by default -- it's the first mainstream browser to do so, the Web...