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This probably won't come as any major surprise to anyone who has been paying attention to trends in technology, but the iPad has the lion's share of browsing. Shocking, we know! The fact is, the iPad and the iPad 2 are selling like hotcakes in the U.S., while other tablets are just struggling to be a player. That's the story in terms of sales, anyway. Now, a new comScore report has found that a staggering 97% of all U.S. tablet browsing traffic can be tied back to the iPad. Nearly all. Impressive. When looking worldwide the iPad still makes up 89% of all tablet browser traffic. Given that other... Read more...
In early June, Apple released what is arguably its most significant upgrade to Safari yet: Safari 4. In typical Apple fashion, the company was quick to deem it the "world's fastest and most innovative browser." Today, we're setting out to find if that bold claim is indeed true, and we'll be breaking down the features and performance profile of it--along with its fiercest competitors--on both the Mac and PC side. Safari 4 - HotHardware homepage; Click To EnlargeOne of the nicer things about Safari 4 is that Apple has made it available for both Windows (XP and Vista) as well as its own OS X operating... Read more...
Promises, promises.  Can it deliver?The technical trick of Skyfire is that it's a proxy browser. The Skyfire app itself isn't a full browser. Instead, big Skyfire servers elsewhere process Web pages, including all the media and browser formats -- like Flash, Java, and Ajax -- that a normal desktop browser would handle but that most phones can't. Then it streams data to phones, which the mobile half of Skyfire displays. To the end user, it looks like a browser, but the mobile app is just one part of the product.This means that Skyfire can do things on mobile phones that mobile browsers, including... Read more...
If you're working in a small to medium sized business, (SMB) what are you browsing the web with? While Apple and Linux noisily fight with each other over the ten percent of OS Microsoft doesn't supply, Firefox has grabbed huge market share for their internet browser. According to Toronto-based online time tracking and billing services provider, FreshBooks, a survey of its 140,000 plus SMB customer base showed that Firefox's browser market share grew by 1.35% in February 2007 to an astonishing 38.95%. Meanwhile, Internet Explorer's share... Read more...
The rapid pace of mobile phone installation and the development of wireless networks are together driving robust growth in the use of phones for browsing. People are turning to mobile phones for Internet use more quickly than they're adopting laptops for the same purpose in many parts of the world. People are turning to mobile phones for Internet use more quickly than they are adopting laptops for the same purpose in many parts of the world, according to a recent study of Internet trends.Personal computers are still the most popular way to... Read more...