Safari 3.1 ‘almost twice as fast as Firefox’

by admin March 18, 2008 at 4:47 pm

Apple says update renders page at breakneck speed, includes HTML 5 video tags

Apple has finally broken its Safari browser out of beta and is boasting the world’s fastest webpage loading experience to boot. Safari 3.1 available for Mac and PC today also adds support for Web 2.0 features such as HTML 5, audio-video tags and CSS animation, among others.

Apple claims that Safari 3.1 can now render web pages 1.7 times faster than Firefox 2 and 1.9 times faster than Internet Explorer 7. Our PC supremo Dan Grabham will be putting that to the test with his hands-on review later today.

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