A new report shows that Apple’s Safari browser finally broke the limit of 1 billion users. It is now officially the second browser with 1 billion users. However, Safari is still a long way from Google Chrome. According to an atlas report, 1,006,232,879 internet users (19.16% of all Internet users) uses the Safari browser. Statistics are based on GlobalStats browser market share rates and then converted to numbers using Internet World Stats Internet user metrics. While Safari has over 1 billion users, Google Chrome has three times equal number of users with 3,378,967,819 total users.
However, the Microsoft Edge browser lags far behind the Safari browser with only 212,695,000 users. However, considering only desktop users, Microsoft surpasses Safari and is the second most popular computer browser.
In addition, the report claims that the Apple Safari browser will be available on every new iPhone and Mac. This obviously provides an advantage for Apple to extend the users of this browser. However, pre-installing the browser on its devices does not guarantee that users will use the browser. Some users will still choose third-party browsers.
Over the past year, Apple has introduced several new privacy features in the Safari browser. Not only that, during the last WWDC, Safari introduced some very controversial new designs. According to Apple, Safari, which started with iOS 15, has two new goals. The goal is to make it easier to touch with one hand and put the content first.
Apple Safari’s Technical Preview 146 has been released
A few days ago, Apple released update 146 of Safari Technology Preview, an experimental browser released by Apple in March 2016. Apple designed the technical preview of Safari to test features that may be included in its official release. Safari in the future.
The current Safari technical preview is based on the Safari 15.4 update, including Safari 15 features introduced in macOS Monterey. Safari preview updates are available through System Preferences – Software Update for users who have downloaded the browser. Apple has released Safari Technology Preview to gather feedback from developers and users on the browser development process. Safari Technology Preview runs side-by-side with your existing Safari browser and is designed for developers. On the plus side, though, users can use this preview without a developer account.