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Sidebar & jumping bug

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You can't disable left sidebar mouse-hover. I searched for it a couple of times.
Jumping bug is much more serious, I thought apple would solve it very soon. When I open a new tab and search for something or enter a url, there is a random possibility that before it loads, if I go to another tab, it suddenly destroys the current tab and replaces it with what I entered in new tab. And new tab remains empty page. And going back does not work. Totally replaced. I should go to history and find what was open on that tab.
After a while it becomes really scary, it reduces productivity and speed. I'm literally afraid of searching new things.

Even now that I use Iridium chromium I'm afraid when I enter a link in omnibox. I have been conditioned by Safari.

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Urgently needs to improve

Comment by halliganjosh
about Safari · Feb 2016 · 1 Helpful

As an Apple fan, I have always been on the defensive when it comes to their products. However, I must say they are seriously starting to lag behind in their browser department, ie Safari. The only reason why I use it because it is the most lightweight. Otherwise, I'm all for the others in the competition.

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works fine

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i think safari works just fine, i have been using it for a while now and is my go-to browser, never fails.

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Safari and Mac

Comment by fih10golts
about Safari · Aug 2015 · -1 Helpful

The only reason to use Safari on Mac is low battery use.

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Why not Safari?

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I don't have any issues using Safari. It's my go-to browser. Has been for years. :)

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I'm not a big fan of most bundled software in general, but ...

Comment by SaltyMarshmellow
about Safari · Jun 2011 ·

I'm not a big fan of most bundled software in general, but there is nothing especially bad with it or anything, I just prefer Firefox for it's various features and extensions that I feel really let's me control my browsing experiance. (Firefox is also open source, and the administration and community is awesome).

The one real compliant I have about it is that it always tries to sneak it's way onto my old computer (back when I did not know any better and got iTunes) through Apple "updates". That just does not sit well with me.

Again, it's not terrible, I just don't see why people use it except that it comes with OS X (laziness).

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There's probably not many who use Safari as their main Wind ...

Comment by SawyerLatte
about Safari · Jun 2011 ·

There's probably not many who use Safari as their main Windows browser, but I'm one of them. My favourite feature is the Reader which picks out an article and displays it in an easy-to-read page format, minus the ads and other junk. On some sites it even spots multi-page documents (ie. those that you need to click through) and shows it in full. Great for printing as well.

There's a similar extension for Chrome, but it's not quite as smoothly done, so no incentive for me to change browsers.

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I've only used Safari once, and that's just because I didn' ...

Comment by OmgItsTheSmartGuy
about Safari · Jun 2011 ·

I've only used Safari once, and that's just because I didn't notice it was included in the Apple Software Update. =P It was nothing special, in my opinion. It's not bad, but I don't see any reason to use it.

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Safari is quick to open and smooth.

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This is quick to open and smooth. I have choked my Firefox with all sorts of extensions and it is slow to open as a result, so Safari is used for the day-to-day browsing.

Or you can just remove unwanted extensions and use Firefox again

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They copied chrome a bit in the last version, they're very ...

Comment by DasRakel
about Safari · Jun 2011 ·

They copied chrome a bit in the last version, they're very similar.
I'm no fan of Apple, but this is a good browser.

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