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Apple Adds iCloud Safari Tab Syncing to OS X Mountain Lion Preview 2

One feature promised in OS X Mountain Lion was the ability to sync Safari tabs between different devices. Macworld reported it in their Mountain Lion Preview, but was unable to actually find the feature in their early build.
And although I couldn’t find this feature in the version I tested, Apple says that Mountain Lion will bring the ability to sync Safari tabs to iCloud, so your open browser tabs can sync between Macs.
The features seems to be now implemented in the Developer Preview 2 that was released tonight. We received this screenshot which shows the feature button in Safari:


The feature is believed to sync open tabs between Macs and iOS devices, providing you with a relatively seamless browsing experience across devices.

Update: Here's an image of it working across two Macs.

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28 months ago

I hope I can turn that off. They shouldn't put it on the taskbar, let it be a preferences thing. Clunking up my browser.

Hold command and drag it out if you don't want it.
Rating: 17 Positives
28 months ago
This is a pretty cool feature :) Hopefully third parties will have access to the API such as Atomic Web and Terra. :cool:
Rating: 14 Positives
28 months ago
I usually have around 20 tabs open on my mac, would hate to try and open that on my phone!
Rating: 12 Positives
28 months ago
Have always wanted a feature like this. Glad it's coming in ML.
Rating: 11 Positives
28 months ago
This is very cool!
Rating: 8 Positives
28 months ago
Wish it would sync username & passwords also, stupid have to manage that muanlly...
Rating: 7 Positives
28 months ago

I'd settle for Apple re-implementing accessing bookmarks from remote computers; a function that was lost with the demise of dot mac.


This is possible in iCloud, on all of your devices, today.
Rating: 7 Positives
28 months ago
How would this work? iPad's Safari has a maximum number of 9 tabs, while Mac's Safari can have as many tabs as needed.
Rating: 6 Positives
28 months ago
Nice touch. Can't wait for ML. It makes using Apple products so simple.
Rating: 6 Positives
28 months ago
I'd settle for Apple re-implementing accessing bookmarks from remote computers; a function that was lost with the demise of dot mac.
Rating: 6 Positives

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