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As more people get fed up with the poor performance and security flaws of Adobe's Flash Player, they are uninstalling the Flash plug-in from their computers. The problem is that even if a site offers up HTML5 video as an alternative to Flash, trying to get to it from Safari on a Mac will pop up the...

November 22nd 2010 at 10:00am 0 Comments

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. gleeBox will certainly delight keyboard jockeys, as it replaces many browser-based tasks you'd typically complete by mousing around wit...

September 27th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW is highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today's extension highlight is Add to Reader by Richard Käll. Like most of the extensions we've highlighted so far, it makes one aspect of...

September 13th 2010 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Minimal Gmail is my new favorite Safari extension. It allows you to "clean up" a lot of the GMail interface, incl...

September 9th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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Here's an extension that's quite at home with Cleaner YouTube. Naked Twitter relieves your Twitter account's homepage of all the sidebar clutter. The only remaining links (profile, replies, direct messages and log out) are represented by small icons at the top of the page. Additionally, there are no...

September 6th 2010 at 11:00am 0 Comments
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I'll state for the record that the new address bar functionality in Safari 5 is the most un-Apple interaction I've seen come out of Cupertino in a long time. Perhaps adding RAM to my 8500 was more painful, but when a company known for ease-of-use screws up something so basic, it makes you wonder, "w...

August 28th 2010 at 12:00pm 0 Comments

With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today's featured extension is Awesome Screenshot which lets you capture, annotate and share screenshots to awesomescreenshot.com. The...

August 19th 2010 at 7:00pm 0 Comments
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With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Fellow keyboard jockeys will appreciate this one. Safari Access Keys displays a site's keyboard shortcuts in the browser's toolbar. Many...

August 16th 2010 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Here's one from the "fun" category. As Facebook overtakes the Internet and our collective consciousness, we're spending more and more...

August 12th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments
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With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Many of Google's Web apps have been long on functionality but short on looks. Google Reader, the Web-based RSS reader, is a good example...

August 11th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. Today we're highlighting two extensions that restore functionality to Safari that's been lost: the reload button and the snapback arrow....

August 10th 2010 at 1:00pm 0 Comments
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With the addition of the Safari Extensions Gallery to Apple's website over the last few days, TUAW will be highlighting extensions that we think are special, useful, or just plain fun. I was recently very glad to learn that I'm not the only one who keeps many tabs open in Safari at once. And I got...

August 5th 2010 at 8:00pm 0 Comments