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March 27, 2017

What is Safari?

CBR looks at Apple's web browser, first unveiled by Steve Jobs in 2003.

By Ellie Burns

Safari is a web browser developed by Apple.

The default browser on all Apple devices, Steve Jobs first unveiled Safari in 2003 at Macworld San Francisco. The beta version of Safari for OS X was launched that very same day, with the browser based on Apple’s internal fork of the KHTML rendering engine, WebKit.

Features of the current Safari browser include Private Browsing, whereby no activity by the user is retained by the browser, and the use of iCloud to browse and share tabs across multiple Apple devices.

 

Why is Safari safer than other browsers?

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