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Microsoft Internet Explorer for Mac is not available for the latest OS X versions (beyond OS X 10.4) as it was effectively replaced by Safari in 2003. As the Wikipedia page for Internet Explorer for Mac explains: As a result of the five-year agreement between Apple and Microsoft in 1997, it was the default browser on Mac OS and Mac OS X from 1998 ...


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I understand you don't want to install Windows. However, thats what all Mac-users at our company do (with vmWare fusion).


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There's no built-in OS X behaviour that exactly matches that of iOS, but you can use what's often referred to as a site-specific browser to turn sites into OS X apps. Fluid Fluid lets you turn sites into single apps that appear like any other OS X app — in their own windows, with separate dock icons. Pretty useful for web apps like Gmail, but you can use ...


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The most common ways I know of doing this: Virtual testing: BrowserCam Screen capture and Remote Access service for cross platform compatibility testing and HTML design quality assurance Adobe BrowserLab Browsershots Check Browser Compatibility, Cross Platform Browser Test Your local library often has PCs available for patrons to use Ask a buddy to test ...


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There is a Way to use the regular IE7 and IE8 for Windows via Wine. A short German tutorial is available at http://www.webmasterpro.de/coding/article/internet-explorer-auf-mac-os-x-installieren.html.


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Open Safari ⌘, to open Preferences On the General tab there's a pull down that says 'Default web browser', the the one you want from the list


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Shift-Space Space goes down a page, and Shift-Space is the opposite, scrolling up one page.


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On iOS, HTML5's local storage is not available in private browsing mode, which means you can detect it by attempting to save something to local storage and catching the exception with the following JavaScript: try { localStorage.test = 2; } catch (e) { alert('You are in Private Browsing mode'); } Modified from http://stackoverflow.com/a/17741714/ On OS ...


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Safari (for iPod and iPad) keeps website cache only in RAM, and therefore, once it runs out of RAM, it'll automatically destroy an entire page, forcing the refresh, disguising itself as an auto-refresh feature. You can only keep few pages respective to amount of your device RAM. You can try a third-party browser that has offline caching, and it'll remedy ...


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On some unix variants, lsof shows files that have been deleted but are still open. More precisely, these files have a “link count” of 0, meaning that there is no directory entry (no link, i.e. no name) that leads to them, but the file data still exists. The file data will be deleted when the file is closed. The ability of lsof to display files with a link ...


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What you're experiencing is the iPhone flushing pages from RAM to free up memory. There's no way to prevent this from happening, but some things that can alleviate it are keeping less pages open, and being mindful of the current number of apps that you're using that are taking up memory. As iOS needs memory for the current app, it'll kill off less recently ...


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You can try using the AppleScript found on this page. I just tried it out and it perfectly works fine in Chrome 12.0.742.122. It's extremely easy to set up: download the Bundle archive double click it to unpack it double click on OpenUrlInNewChromeWindow open Safari and set the new "Browser" as the default browser in the Preferences.


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Wine claims to support IE 6, 7, and 8 with varying levels of efficacy. It's not a simple solution, but it sure is a hell of a lot lighter-weight then a VM, and it effectively runs the full browser on OSX. You need to be at least somewhat familiar with the command line to get anywhere with Wine, though. Crossover Mac is basically a MacOS GUI for wine. It ...


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Tap, and hold the image; then choose "copy," open a new browser window, and paste into the address bar.


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This link shows how to do it using Terminal. The Terminal command that opens Chrome using the Safari user agent string: open /Applications/Google\ Chrome.app --args -user-agent="Mozilla/5.0 (Macintosh; U; Intel Mac OS X 10_5_3; en-us) AppleWebKit/525.19 (KHTML, like Gecko) Version/3.2.1 Safari/525.19" I tested this, and it works with the current version ...


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You can either install Windows as a virtual machine (eg. VMWare Fusion or Parallels Desktop) or on a Bootcamp partition. Note that this requires a Windows license and media for installing. In Windows you can then install IETester for example. There are some online services that will make screenshots for you in said browsers like Adobe Browserlab ...


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Opera is the next biggest after the main lot Opera also has a mobile version, the idea of Opera is to load all of the HTML and files before it displays anything, so it loads full web pages faster than most The next important thing about Opera is that it has support from webmasters. If you look at Apple source code on their websites it mentions support for ...


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I'd make a little AppleScript that does this: on GetDefaultWebBrowser() set _scpt to "export VERSIONER_PERL_PREFER_32_BIT=yes; " & "perl -MMac::InternetConfig -le " & "'print +(GetICHelper \"http\")[1]'" return (do shell script _scpt) end GetDefaultWebBrowser do shell script "open -a \"" & GetDefaultWebBrowser() & "\"" Replace the ...


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I looked into it and here is what I found. In Lion the swipe to navigate is grouped in System Preference > Trackpad > More Gestures under the "Swipe between pages" option. Under that option, you get A) Scroll left or right with two fingers B) Swipe left or right with three fingers C) Swipe with two or three fingers Option A is the new navigation method ...


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Buy a cheap used Windows XP Pro box (or rent a Windows VM from some cloud if you want to be more "green") and just leave it running. Use a Remote Desktop or VNC viewer to view IE on it from your Mac. No big load on your Mac and little boot up time if you just leave it running.


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Yes. Hold down on the + icon that you use to open a new tab in the upper right corner of Safari and you'll be presented with a list of recently closed tabs. Pick one to re-open. As far as I know this is an iOS 5+ feature, iPad only.


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If there is no such preferences in Razer preferences then you may try USB Overdrive to assign the button to an action.


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Another option is Mozilla Prism. This is my personal favorite and I've been using it for awhile. Yes, it is an "inactive" project, but it still works well. It has a simple, easy to use interface: I put up a blog post on how to use Mozilla Prism, in which I go into more detail about the various features.


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The answer is no, Safari doesn't cache pages - it does however cache elements that make up a page when the rules that the web server associates with each element allows caching. You can see this on your specific pages by turning on the Develop menu in Safari Preferences: As you can see from this picture, the page where your question is posted allows many ...


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Safari’s Private Browsing doesn’t work in the same way as the other browser Private Browsing. For example, Chrome’s Incognito Mode creates a separate new session that all the data will be deleted after the browsing session (the website can still track your actions from the IP address in that mode). While Safari forbid website from creating/writing a file ...


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Try and make sure the sites you're visiting are optimized for mobile, open fewer tabs at a time, and other ways of not using Safari as heavily. Not exactly very suitable answers until iOS 4.1 is eventually released for the iPad. Alternative browsers such as iCab have an offline bookmark option that will save the entire page to disk so you can view it without ...


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This may be too low tech of a solution for you but what about creating a web shortcut file (naming it "Browser") to say, your homepage, and then either putting that shortcut in your dock (and accessing it from there), or searching for that file via spotlight - when clicked the default browser would open.


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Adobe's Safari plugin for their PDF Reader doesn't work in 64 bit mode (and they don't supply a Firefox/Mac plugin at all!). Try this Adobe kb article to see if setting 32-bit mode for Safari will work for you. I had similar isses a while back, and I had to reinstall Reader (after upgrading to Snow Leopard) after doing this tip.


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If you're willing to install ruby (already installed by default on OS X), you might want to check out Annyong. You can basically point it at any folder and tell it to serve it on an odd port. If python is more your style (also installed by default on OS X), you can simply type python -m SimpleHTTPServer to serve the current directory on port 8080. ...



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