For end users, Safari 4 adds history searches, allowing users to search titles, URLs, and the text of pages visited. It also includes Top Sites, which provides easy access to frequently visited pages, and Cover Flow, which is used for navigating history and bookmarks like navigating songs in iTunes.
Other features include:
- Smart addresses, which se browsing history, bookmarks, and Top Sites to help complete addresses;
- A "Smart Search" field for fine-tuning Google search results;
- Full-page zoom; and
- For Windows users, a WIndows-native look and feel.
Safari 4 beta is available now for Mac OS X and Windows. On Mac systems, it requires either Mac OS X 10.5.6 or 10.4.11. Further information and a link to the download can be found here.
Executive Producer David Nagel heads up the editorial department for 1105 Media's education publications — which include two daily sites, a variety of newsletters and two monthly digital magazines covering technology in both K-12 and higher education.
A 21-year publishing veteran, Nagel has led or contributed to dozens of technology, art and business publications.
He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also connect with him on LinkedIn at linkedin.com/profile/view?id=10390192 or follow him on Twitter at @THEJournalDave (K-12) or @CampusTechDave (higher education). A selection of David Nagel's articles can be found on this site.