Firefox 6 Rocks Safari 5.1 on Mac OS X Lion

I’m trying out Firefox 6 as a replacement for Safari 5.1 on Mac OS X Lion today. The first thing that I love about the new Firefox is that it rocks Safari in responsiveness and memory usage. Visiting big sites with loads of images and video launch with a bam! on Firefox as opposed toContinue reading “Firefox 6 Rocks Safari 5.1 on Mac OS X Lion”

Safari Web Content Hogging RAM and CPU Time, Thread on Apple Support Communities

I have noticed on my MacBook 5,1 with 4 GB of RAM that Safari gets sluggish in full screen mode with twelve tabs open. I also noticed that Safari 5.1, which ships with Mac OS X Lion, spins two processes: Safari (currently using 294 MB RAM and 6.2% of CPU utilization) and Safari Web ContentContinue reading “Safari Web Content Hogging RAM and CPU Time, Thread on Apple Support Communities”

Recent Apple Software Updates

If you don’t religiously follow MacUpdate.com or refresh Apple’s Software Update once a day, you may have missed some of the recent software updates for Mac OS X and iPhone/iPad: Safari 5.0.4 (available for Leopard and Snow Leopard) iTunes 10.2.1 Java for Mac OS X 10.6 Update 4 iOS 4.3 for iPhone and iPad (plugContinue reading “Recent Apple Software Updates”