Apple launches Safari 3.1 "world's fastest browser"


Apple has just released version 3.1 of its Safari web browser, which it claims is the fastest web browser currently available for both Mac and PC.

The claim is that Safari loads web pages 1.9 times faster than IE 7 and 1.7 times faster than Firefox 2, and runs JavaScript up to six times faster than other browsers. It’s also supposed to adhere to the latest in web standards, making it highly compatible with a range of Web 2.0 applications. Added functionality includes new HTML 5 video and audio tags, CSS web fonts and animations…