News: Apple Safari 3 For XP, Vista, PC -With Quicktime

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If you haven’t heard the news Apple has released it’s award winning Safari Web Browser for use on PCs.  What is the world coming to?  Here are the Windows requirements:

Windows Requirements

  • Windows XP or Vista
  • At least 256MB of RAM
  • 500Mhz Pentium-class processor or better

I downloaded the 28.1 meg file in less than a minute thanks to Apple’s fast servers. Installation took about 7 minutes on my 2.5 gHz Vaio. As soon as it installed it downloaded an additional security update.

I am looking forward to testing it in the next few weeks. I’ll let you know what I find in an upcoming post.

Here are some of the features as listed at Apple’s Site:

  1. Blazing Performance2x FasterSafari is the fastest web browser on any platform.
  2. Elegant User InterfaceSafari’s clean look lets you focus on the web — not your browser.
  3. Easy BookmarksOrganize your bookmarks just like you organize music in iTunes.
  4. Pop-up BlockingSay goodbye to annoying pop-up ads and pop-under windows.
  5. Inline FindSearch any text on any website with the integrated Find banner.
  6. Tabbed BrowsingTabsOpen and switch between multiple web pages in a single window.
  7. SnapBackSnapbackInstantly snap back to search results or the top level of a website.
  8. Forms AutoFillLet Safari complete online forms for you, automatically and securely.
  9. RSSBuilt-in RSSRSS tells you when new content is added to your favorite sites.
  10. Resizable Text FieldsResize text fields on any website: Just grab the corner and drag.
  11. Private BrowsingKeep your online activities private with a single click.
  12. SecuritySecurityApple engineers designed Safari to be secure from day one.

Direct Link to Download(s):
http://www.apple.com/safari/download/

For plugins like java, windows media player, real player and more use this link:
http://www.apple.com/safari/download/plugins.html

Is anyone using this already (on a PC)? What are your thoughts?

Cheers!

mustech.net

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