Google's Chrome may be a relatively new entrant in the browser arena, but already it's edged past Apple's long-standing Safari to assume the third-place spot. That's according to market researcher Net Applications, which recently released year-end data indicating that Chrome now accounts for 4.63 percent of the browser market.
We have several hundred MacBooks on campus, all managed by us. We're hoping to find an easy(ish) way of setting the homepage across all of them, all at once. The catch is, there are a variety of flavours of browser in use - some users like Firefox, some Safari, some Chrome.
Last weeks release of Googles Chrome for Mac OS X and Linux gave the upstart Web browser a major boost in marketshare according to Net Applications, which tracks the browser habits of 160 million unique visitors each month to the 40,000 sites it monitors for customers.
Safari is Apple branded browser dedicated for Mac systems. Its Windows version is also available and easily installable. However there’s new version available for Linux-Ubuntu users. But it can be accomplished via Wine, which means that we’ll be installing windows compatible Safari in Ubuntu.
How to install Safari 4?
According to the latest data from web application performance management firm New Relic, Microsoft’s Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8 currently has the fastest response time of any browser on Windows, leading the company – and Microsoft – to conclude that IE10 is currently the fastest browser on Windows.
Updates to Apple's Safari browser address a trio of security issues, one specific to Windows, as well as delivering compatibility improvements. The iWeb web page creation program has also been updated.
Apple’s Safari 5.1 browser, available pre-loaded in the new Mac OS X Lion, or available to download on PCs and Macs, has taken this whole business of copying the iPad waaaay to far, annoying Macolytes to no end.