Category: Market Share

September, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Opera – Up; Safari – Down

By | October 8, 2012 | 3 Comments

New month, new report.

After continuously gaining market share for quite some time, Apple’s Safari took a small dip and is now sitting at the 64.01% market share, down from 66.43% to 64.01% (2.42 point decrease).
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August, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser – Up; Opera Mini – Down

By | September 4, 2012 | 2 Comments

As promised last month, here comes a new segment and this time it’s for the mobile web browsers only.

Starting with the leader in the pack, Apple’s Safari continues its trend to the 70% mark, thanks to the iPhone and iPad sales, up from 66.22% to 66.43% (0.21 point increase).
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August, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down

By | September 3, 2012 | 2 Comments

As the summer passes by, it’s time to find out, how exactly did your favorite web browser perform in the month of August.

Starting with the Internet Explorer, we resume the long and unsurprising downtrend, down from 53.93% to 53.60% (0.33 point decrease).
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July, 2012 Desktop Market Share: Firefox, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Opera – Down

By | August 9, 2012 | 7 Comments

Another month, another market share report and this time it’s for the desktop web browsers.

With the upcoming release of IE10, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share, down from 54.02% to 53.93% (0.09 point decrease).
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July, 2012 Mobile Market Share: Safari, Android Browser – Up; Symbian, Opera Mini – Down

By | August 6, 2012 | 15 Comments

With the rise of handheld devices and rising competition, we are starting a new section, which will focus on the mobile web browsers only. Let’s get going.

Currently in the lead, Apple’s Safari web browser has climbed up by 0.43 point, up from 66.22% to 65.79%.
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June, 2012 Market Share: Firefox, Safari, Opera – Up; IE, Google Chrome – Down

By | July 4, 2012 | 6 Comments

Well, here is an interesting turn of events, a somewhat inverted market share data.

Instead of focusing on the user experience and eliminating the useless 2 year release cycle, IE team has decided to fire more ads instead. Certainly, even great ads have their limits and as shown above, Internet Explorer continues to lose its market share, down from 54.05% to 54.02% (0.03 point decrease).
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May, 2012: Google’s Chrome Share Up; Everyone’s Else – Down

By | June 8, 2012 | 24 Comments

After reaching the 50% market share mark, Internet Explorer reverted some of its gains and is back to 49.87%, 0.13 point decrease.

Only few more points remain as Google Chrome slowly climbs towards the 20% mark, up from 17.41% to 18.05%, 0.64 point increase.
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Google Chrome, The Most Popular Web Browser In The World

By | May 23, 2012 | 21 Comments

Google Chrome, The Most Popular Web Browser In The WorldIt looks like a fresh batch of the Internet Explorer TV ads and videos targeted at hipsters were not enough to accelerate the growth of Microsoft’s web browser, at least in a short term.

According to the latest report from StatCounter, Google Chrome has recently surpassed the IE and became the most popular web browser.
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Internet Explorer Crosses The 50% Market Share Mark, Again

By | May 1, 2012 | 25 Comments

Back in November, 2011, we have reported that the Internet Explorer web browser has fallen below the 50% market share mark.

Now, it looks like the software giant has something to celebrate as according to the latest numbers, it’s back at 50%, up from 49.82% (0.18 point increase).
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March, 2012: Internet Explorer’s Share Up; Everyone’s Else – Down

By | April 2, 2012 | 6 Comments

Although there were no mind blowing browser releases last month, it does not mean that the user base will remain the same and as the title says, it’s all about Microsoft this time.

Whether it’s a result of clever ads or Windows 8 Consumer Preview, Internet Explorer has regained 0.9 point of its market share, up from 48.92% to 49.82%.
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