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Apple Brings Safari Website Browser To The PC

Posted: 12th Jun, 2007 By: MarkJ
Apple has released the first BETA of its Safari 3 website browsing software for the PC, which had previously only been available to MAC users. It enters a market already dominated by several established players (IE7, Firefox and Opera) and offers little we haven't seen before.

Interestingly one key selling point is that Safari claims to offer a faster browsing experience:

The fastest web browser on any platform, Safari loads pages up to 2 times faster than Internet Explorer 7 and up to 1.6 times faster than Firefox 2.

And it executes JavaScript up to 2.8 times faster than Internet Explorer 7 and up to 1.6 times faster than Firefox 2.

Typically we've yet to test this out on a previously unvisited (un-cached) page, though it would be interesting to see whether AppleĀ’s own statistics hold up to scrutiny. Those interested in giving it a go can download it from the following address; just remember that beta releases often contain bugs and problems:

http://www.apple.com/safari
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