Safari on WindowsIvan | Mon, 2007-06-11 18:14
Steve Jobs just said the "one more thing" on WWDC 2007. Safari will run on Windows. I wondered why?? I understand iTunes runs on Windows to sell more iPods. But, why would Apple spend resources on bringing Safari to Windows? To sell the Apple experience to Windows users? It is twice as fast as IE and has more features. Much more standard compliant. It could work.
Maybe so, but that's not tangible enough. There must be something more to it. Then it hit me. We see the first real cooperation between Apple and Google here available for the public.
I'm pretty sure Google is the default search engine on Safari for Windows. Every time a search is performed and a sponsored link is clicked Apple makes money. If they can capture just a few percents of the Windows browser market share they will make tons of money just like Firefox and Opera does.
Great for Apple. Great for Windows users. Great for web developers.
So, if you're on Windows go ahead download the public beta of Safari4W: http://www.apple.com/safari
Thanks Mac Rumors Live for the info and the images.
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