Review: Safari 5.1.2 Web-browser

What is Safari?“With a simple, elegant interface, the Safari browser gets out of your way and lets you enjoy the Web. Features include: fast performance; an elegant user interface, easy bookmarks, pop-up Blocking, in-line find, tabbed browsing, SnapBack, automatic form filling, built-in RSS, re-sizable text fields, private browsing, and security.

The browser wars are back. Firefox 9 just landed; Chrome’s version number now reads like an International dialling code. Half the planet hasn’t even heard of Internet Explorer 9, it’s still running IE6, meanwhile IE10 is on show with the Windows 8 preview. So where, in the arms race, is Apple?

Not just on Mac’s, is the answer. There’s a rump of Windows users and cross-platform Mac die-hards who love Safari for Windows. Continue reading

Opinion: They Began with i

Picture: Apple Store Store, Michigan Ave. Chicago by Dweider, WikiMedia CommonsNow the immediate outpouring has died down over the passing of Steve Jobs, it’s worth considering wither next for Apple in his absence.

Many things have been said about Jobs. Like many driven entrepreneurs he was demanding, difficult, inspired loyalty and fear in equal measure, was a hard-bargaining businessman and a strong talisman of leadership. History will no doubt place him alongside Carnegie, Rockefeller, J.P. Morgan, Thomas Edison, Thomas Watson Snr and, in his peer group, Bill Gates. That’s quite a mixture of saints and sinners. Continue reading