Safari foible fixed in OS X 10.9.4 Beta update


Today’s  OS X 10.9.4 Beta update brings a much welcome fix for the very small but visible foible in Safari where back tabbing to previously viewed pages would sometimes result in a blank, while page being displayed. It was not a significant issue since clicking h back arrow again would move […]

Google Chrome allows malicious websites to spy on you, Google says it won’t fix the flaw

Google Don’t Be Evil

Add the most recent Google Chrome to the long list of reasons I have been telling family and friends to stay as far away from Google as possible. Today’s issue focuses on a flaw, discovered months ago, that Google acknowledges but has publicly stated that its choosing to […]

Clickjacking via Adobe Flash plugin is still taking secret pictures of you via your webcam

No Flash for you!

Clickjacking is not new, hackers have been using this technique since 2011 to trick web surfers for years, and right now they could be Clickjacking your webcam to take pictures of you without your permission, and without your knowledge. What makes this newsworthy today os that although […]

Double Safari scrolling speed on Retina MacBook Pros

When Apple announced the MacBook Pro with Retina Display, I nearly leapt out of my chair. This is the display I’ve waited for my whole life, with unsurpassed sharpness and detail. But a moment later I wondered what having so many pixels would do to graphics performance. Turns out that it some circumstances […]