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  1. WWDC 2018: When Apple Watch became a platform

    Apple’s watchOS 5 plays to the strengths of Apple Watch and opens up some new and interesting ways…

  2. WWDC 2018 Aftermath: The year of FINALLY!

    Finally! That’s what I found myself almost yelling out — over and over again during WWDC 2018…

  3. ChaiOS ‘text bomb’ can crash your Apple iPhone or Mac with a single link

    The ChaiOS hack, which causes devices to crash and can delete all your messages, affects any device running iOS and macOS…

  4. Apple releases iOS and macOS updates with a mitigation for Spectre CPU flaw

    Apple just released iOS 11.2.2 with some Safari and WebKit improvements…

  5. Apple positions Metal as part of new 3D graphics standard for Web

    Apple’s WebKit team on Tuesday proposed a new Community Group at the World Wide Web Consortium…

  6. Three-character message prank crashes pre-iOS 10.2 Apple iPhones with a single text

    A three character-long text message can temporarily disable iPhones, a hacker has shown…

  7. Apple Google’s WebP for accelerated image loads in Safari

    Apple has begun trial runs with a Google graphics technology in a significant endorsement…

  8. Apple ditches Adobe Flash in Safari on MacOS Sierra

    In Safari 10, set to ship with macOS Sierra, Apple plans to disable common plug-ins…

  9. 5 reasons Apple’s stealthy WebRTC adoption benefits everybody

    Apple has quietly begun developing support for the Google-backed WebRTC standard inside Safari’s WebKit spec…

  10. Apple quietly slips WebRTC audio, video into Safari’s WebKit spec

    WebKit, the browser engine for Safari, is on track to support protocols that enable native video and audio…

  11. ‘Huge’ number of Mac apps vulnerable to hijacking, and a fix is elusive

    Camtasia, uTorrent, and a large number of other Mac apps are susceptible to man-in-the-middle attacks…

  12. Apple has its own JavaScript accelerator in the works called ‘FTLJIT’

    It’s being made available in the OS X port of WebKit by default…

  13. Random string of Arabic characters can crash nearly any Mac, iPhone or iPad

    A strange but simple bug in an essential part of Apple’s desktop and mobile OSes…

  14. Does WebKit face a troubled future now that Google has gone on the Blink?

    Now that Google is going its own way and developing its rendering engine…

  15. Google forks WebKit with new open source rendering engine ‘Blink’

    WebKit is a lightweight yet powerful rendering engine that emerged out of KHTML in 2001…

  16. Opera announces transition to WebKit, Chromium

    Opera Software today announced hitting a total of 300 million monthly users…

  17. Happy 10th birthday Safari! Thanks for changing everything

    Ten years ago, Apple CEO Steve Jobs surprised the Internet world by unveiling Safari…

  18. How Apple’s Safari browser started life as ‘Alexander’ and hid itself from the world

    For much of the time we spent developing Safari…

  19. Apple’s Particle purchase hints at iPad, iPhone post-PC plans

    “With all eyes on Apple’s October 23 iPad mini and Mac announcements, it would be easy to spend too little time pondering the company’s acquisition of HTML5 firm, Particle. I think it illustrates a few… Read More

  20. Apple buys ‘Particle’ HTML5 Web and Web app design firm backed by Justin Timberlake

    Particle was founded in early 2008 and has some celebrity financial backing…

  21. Samsung preps mobile browser based on Apple’s WebKit

    Samsung Electronics has begun developing a WebKit-based mobile browser…

  22. Apple’s WebKit trademark filing challenged in Canada by Research in Motion

    Research in Motion has filed an official opposing action against Apple’s trademark…

  23. Study: Android is least open of ‘open source’ mobile platforms

    Market research firm VisionMobile has published a report that evaluates the openness…

  24. Google’s ‘Swiffy’ converts .SWF Flash files into HTML5 for Apple iOS devices

    Swiffy supports most of the Flash 5 ActionScript specification…

  25. Apple iPad 2 beats Android 3.0 Honeycomb Xoom, Galaxy Tab in HTML5 capability

    Apple offers ‘a top rate, no compromises HTML5 browser’ while Android is simply “not ready for primetime, even for HTML4…

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