Edit: After half day, my wife’s Mac started having the same problem. I have then applied the solution that I found in the Apple
Non Safari Browsers for Your Mac
Safari is a good browser for Mac- it is good looking, it is stable and it is fast. You have heard about Chrome and Firefox, but there are other browsers as well that you haven’t heard about. There are many browsers that have features that you can’t find in Safari. Here are some of those browsers:
It is a browser that is made from Gecko rendering engine from Mozilla. Its latest version has many new features like protection from malware and phishing, along with blocking ads, and unwanted flash animations.
Its interface is good looking and it has a feature known as Tab overview that allows you to see open tabs with one glance. There are even downloading notifications that would please the fans of Growl. It is completely free and runs on Mac OSX version 10.4 or higher.
This one is more like a social browser. It has changed and now it uses Chromium instead of Mozilla. It still has the Flock sidebar that lets you connect to Digg, Flickr, Twitter, Facebook and other social networking sites. It now comes with an exciting new look. It is free and runs on Mac OSX version 10.6 or higher.
This is another social browser that is made on Chromium. It also has sidebars and you can mark your favorite social networking websites and your friends. It supports instant Twitter and Facebook sharing. You can see the latest news feeds of your friends marked on the sidebar. Simply brilliant!
You need an invitation to join the beta version, and it requires Mac OS X version 10.6 or higher.
It is another great browser that works on Mac OS X version 10.4 or higher. It has many visual tabs and a new tab interface along with many transition effects. It also allows you to place your things on a ‘shelf’. It is for free.
It began as a demo, but it has developed into a fully functional web browser. It is fast, and it uses a double purpose search and address bar. It has a bookmark shelf, and the best feature of stainless is having parallel sessions that allow you to log in the same website using different usernames. It works on Mac OS X version 10.5 or higher.
It is full of cool features like display of bookmarks in the sidebar. It is great for web developers since they can get a page snapshot from within the browser. It also permits you to see source code of each tab.It runs on OS X 10.5 or higher.
It offers visual enhancements like content blocking and visual tabs. It has mail integr
ation features along with a nice looking interface. Opera Turbo is a very fast browser. It runs on OS X 10.5 or higher.
Have you guys already tested one of these browsers ? What are your personal impression ? Please answer in the comments below.
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