Apple releases Safari 5 with Safari Reader, Extensions and Bing search (up to date)
P.S. We’re listening to the present launch could be for devs solely, therefore the shortage of a public obtain.
Replace: Okay, now it is obtainable for public consumption.
Replace 2: We have been enjoying with Safari 5 for a number of moments and this is what we have observed:
- Reader is fairly beautiful — assume Instapaper on the fly. It is arduous to inform when it’s going to kick in and present the Reader button within the toolbar, although — it really works on Engadget posts, however not in Wikipedia articles.
- Sure, Netflix is damaged. It looks like it is doing a browser detect and failing with the brand new construct quantity, so we might guess it’s going to be fastened quickly.
- It is a lot quicker at all the things from launch to rendering occasions. We’ve not clocked it but, however it’s noticeably snappier on our quad-core i7 iMac.
- We’re dying to check out some Extensions and see how they work, however we’ve not seen any but. Similar with the brand new HTML5 options — hit us up in case you see something!
- Bing Search integration is… Bing search integration. What else is there to say?
“Safari continues to steer the pack in efficiency, innovation and requirements help,” stated Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice chairman of Worldwide Product Advertising. “Safari now runs on over 200 million units worldwide and its open supply WebKit engine runs on over 500 million units.”
Safari Reader makes it straightforward to learn single and multipage articles on the internet by presenting them in a brand new, scrollable view with none further content material or muddle. When Safari 5 detects an article, customers can click on on the Reader icon within the Sensible Handle Area to show your complete article for clear, uninterrupted studying with choices to enlarge, print or ship by way of e-mail.
Safari 5 provides greater than a dozen highly effective HTML5 options that permit net builders to create media-wealthy experiences, together with full display playback and closed captions for HTML5 video. Different new HTML5 options in Safari 5 embrace HTML5 Geolocation, HTML5 sectioning parts, HTML5 draggable attribute, HTML5 varieties validation, HTML5 Ruby, HTML5 AJAX Historical past, EventSource and WebSocket.
Pricing & Availability
Safari 5 is on the market for each Mac OS X and Home windows as a free obtain at www.apple.com/safari. Safari 5 for Mac OS X requires Mac OS X Leopard 10.5.eight or Mac OS X Snow Leopard 10.6.2 or later. Safari 5 for Home windows requires Home windows XP SP2, Home windows Vista or Home windows 7, a minimal 256MB of reminiscence and a system with no less than a 500 MHz Intel Pentium processor. Full system necessities and extra info on Safari 5 may be discovered at www.apple.com/safari. The Safari Developer Program is free to hitch at developer.apple.com/packages/safari.
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Extra Protection: Ars Technica
Extra Protection: Ars Technica