10. Using Safari, the Mac Web Browser

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In this chapter we’ll learn the basics of web surfing using Safari. If you are already familiar with web browsing, you can probably skip the first section and go straight to “Bookmarks.”

Perhaps the most essential application on any computer is the web browser. Macs come with Safari, the default web browser created by Apple and distributed free with every Mac and every copy of Mac OS X.


The World Wide Web is just a huge collection of pages of text and images. Pages may also contain links to other pages. You can use search engines to search through the billions of pages of information to find answers to questions, products to buy, or entertainment ...

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