My google bar has disappeared too and also my "empty cache" option under the Safari tab in the top tool bar area.
What's going on here? I don't like this. This all happened after my computer did a software update last night. How do I get it back?
By the way I'm using 10.7.4 if that helps at all.
did you read my post?
Yes, as a matter of fact, I did. However, I did not notice anywhere in your post addressing the matter of not being able to clear your cache, which is another point that I had brought up in my post.
Clearly things have changed and not all of us like this change and therefore was wondering if there is any way for those of us to go back to how it was before this change.
Any help would be greatly appreciated.
Open Safaris Preferences by selecting (Safari Menu >Preferences)
Click the Advanced tab.
Place a check mark next to Show Develop Menu in Menu Bar
now in the new Develop tab Clear Cache should be in there
Thank you iisforiphone, that worked and was very helpful. I wonder why the "empty cache" no longer shows up under the Safari tab anymore?
Apple is iPhonifying the Mac user interface. The idea, I guess, is that someone using an iPhone would find it seamless to use the Mac, since it would operate the same way.
The problem is that most people expect a computer to act like a computer, not a phone. It is, as you've seen, a step in the direction of confusion, not clarity, because people are used to doing things on computers differently than on phones. Apple is a mobile device company now, and it will probably be someone else who brings out the next insanely great computer interface.