“On its Web site, Apple calls Safari ‘the world’s fastest Web browser.’ That has generated quite a bit of controversy on the Web, with some people saying that Chrome is faster than Safari on both the PC and Mac,” Preston Gralla reports for Computerworld.
“However, even though Safari now supports extensions, at the moment there are few available, so it’s far behind Firefox and even Chrome in this area. Its address bar is the least functional of all the browsers, and its bookmarking, which is no different from the last version, is still very basic and leaves something to be desired,” Gralla reports. “The upshot is that anyone who already uses Safari should upgrade immediately. Those who have yet to use Safari may well want to download it as well, if only to check out the Safari Reader for reading long articles, and for experiencing speedy Web browsing.”
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MacDailyNews Note: Safari 5 is available for both Mac OS X and Windows as a free download at www.apple.com/safari