Apple ha annunciato la release 4 del browser Safari, definito dallo sviluppatore come "il browser più veloce e innovativo al mondo". Safari è attualmente disponibile in due versioni, dedicate al supporto dei Sistemi Operativi Mac OS X e Windows. La versione 4 dell'applicativo di web surfing firmato Apple è stata messa a punto a seguito di una intensa fase di sviluppo che ha incluso il rilascio al pubblico della beta durante lo scorso mese di Febbraio.
"The successful beta release helped us fine tune Safari 4 into an even better, faster version that customers are going to love", said Philip Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing. "Safari is enjoyed by 70 million users worldwide and with its blazing fast speed, innovative features and support for modern web standards, it’s the best browser on any platform".
Safari 4 includes Top Sites, for an incredible visual preview of frequently visited and favourite pages; Full History Search, to search through titles, web addresses and the complete text of recently viewed pages; and Cover Flow, to easily flip through web history or bookmarks. Other innovative features include Smart Address Fields for automatically completing web addresses from an easy to read list of suggestions; Search Fields, to fine tune searches with recommendations from Google Suggest or a list of recent searches; and Full Page Zoom, for a closer look at any website without degrading the quality of the site’s layout and text.
Pricing & Availability
Safari 4 is available for both Mac OS X and Windows as a free download at www.apple.com/ie/safari. Safari 4 for Mac OS X requires Mac OS X Leopard v10.5.7 or Mac OS X Tiger v10.4.11 and Security Update 2009-002, a minimum 256MB of memory and is designed to run on any Intel-based Mac or a Mac with a PowerPC G5, G4 or G3 processor and built-in FireWire. Safari 4 for Windows requires Windows XP SP2 or Windows Vista, a minimum 256MB of memory and a system with at least a 500 MHz Intel Pentium processor. Full system requirements and more information on Safari 4 can be found at www.apple.com/ie/safari.
Source: Apple Press Release