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#1
Yes it's true apple have start a testing on the Apple safari browser on the windows platform

you can find the beta safari on their site on

www.apple.com/safari

allthough i see the keynote and steve jobs was mostly focus on the firefox market share nor the ie7

it is more than 2 times faster from ie7
and 1,6 from firefox

let the browser war begins
 

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well its really fast and good looking thumbs up apple
:rockout:

i really hate apple they make nice products


p.s. i am a pc fanboy
 

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#3
i think i will stick with firefox i like it far to much
 

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Thanks for findin this, always excited to try out new software, and were treding on products from the uber darkside..
 
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Safari is crap. Not even Mac users use it.
 

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#6
I like IE7 (I know...but I'm just used to it, we use it at work as we have plugins for GM Service Information for it), and Opera, both treat me well and are stable for me. But I may try Safari just for something new...
 

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#7
Thanks for findin this, always excited to try out new software, and were treding on products from the uber darkside..
I'm not quite sure what you are getting at. Are you refering to Apple as the uber darkside or am I off base here?

I am definitely no huge fan of Apple but I have to give them credit where credit is due. They have been in the forefront of inovative computer technology for many years. Many things we use on our PC were either created or standardized by Apple. Sure, they've had their fair share of flops but then again, so have every other PC company. I definitely do not think Apple is bad and/or to be considered uber darkside...

Missunderstood and perhaps missguided, yes. Uber Darkside, no.

If you want darkside, all you have to do is take a look over in Microsoft's and Creative's direction for the ugly lockdown they have in their respective markets. Gotta give em credit though, they took advantage of the situations they were in...
 

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#8
Safari is crap. Not even Mac users use it.
I couldn't agree with you more. I use Firefox on my PCs AND Macs. Tho I have to say, Safari is much better than IE7, imo.
 

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even if mac had any sort of influence, it still all boils down to a pc, you can actually mod a PC, change out the hardware, get programs, games and what not. Macs just dont really do much for an enthusiast, for a more business oriented way its good, such as video or sound editing but that is about as far as they go.
 

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#10
i want to reply almost to all 1 apple is a young skywalker going to the dark side (the want more ;) ) actuly the safari is a 3% of browsers (steve jobs admin it i have him on video) so he admit that nor the mac society use it and as he says the safari is not competitor of ie7 but firefox

the ie7 is a global standar it will never die like windows but that doesn't mean they are the best

apple is a great company with a lot of history and any pc guy should be say thank you, but they always bet on the wrong horse(as they do now with blue ray)if they adopt firefox (and release a linux safari) a lot of people gonna make the change..
 
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Safari is atrocious. I uninstalled it about six minutes later.
 

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Safari is atrocious. I uninstalled it about six minutes later.

it is a eye candy though and fast but no home button no flash support no 3 and 4 mouse keys i believe after those will be a dump
 
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It's ugly. To each his own, thankfully. Apple.com took about a minute to fully load, too.
 

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I think I'll stick with firefox. Also, what is apple trying to gain? You don't see IE on Macs.
 
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I have to say, my jaw did drop a bit at how fast it was compared to ie7 and even firefox in most cases. However, it did not have the versatility of firefox that I like. However, this is just the beta version so maybe they'll add more features later.
 
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I loaded it up. I really don't like the font it uses. Everything is a lot more bold, and the the text isn't as crisp. Compare it next to Firefox, and you can see a large difference. I'm going to un-install it right away.
 

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thanks, already downloading it to see :)
 
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$2 it won't last ten minutes installed on your machine.
 

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ok I just tried it and its slow as shit! it takes half as long to load then FF!:confused:
 
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And apparently people found tons of security flaws within hours. Beta or not, it's not very close to a final product with so many holes.
 

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you won 2$ lolz
 

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#23
ok I just tried it and its slow as shit! it takes half as long to load then FF!:confused:
this is not sparta :laugh::laugh::laugh:

don't shoot the messenger go to apple and tell them that the program suck because they say that is the fastest....

nice name but here is not a movie set:wtf::wtf:
 
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Actually in your case, I can shoot the messenger because Apple released the beta last week and there've been threads about it already.
 

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this is blashpemy this is madness