Cloud Computing: Apple Safari 4 Is Like Whole New Browser
Apple Safari 4 Is Like Whole New Browser
By Jim Rapoza
The Top Sites feature in Safari provides an attractive and interactive method for browsing and tracking your favorite Websites.
Top Sites Order
Safari 4 Top Sites can be placed in any order on the screen through drag and drop, and can be permanently pinned to any spot.
Top Site Tracking
By choosing Small, Medium or Large thumbnails, users of Safari 4 can track a few or many Top Sites.
The iTunes-like Cover Flow feature in Safari 4 provides a very nice interface for searching browser history and favorites.
When searching the history of Safari 4, users can see the Web page within the Cover Flow interface, rather than just a listing of sites.
Full Page Zooming
Safari 4 now supports full page zooming within Websites.
Based on the powerful Webkit browser engine, Safari 4 gets a perfect score on the Acid3 Web standards test.
Very nice visual developer tools inside Safari 4 help Web authors build and diagnose their Web pages.
The search field in Safari 4 offers suggested search options and recent similar searches.
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