March, 2014 Desktop Market Share: Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera – Down
Kicking things off with Internet Explorer, Microsoft’s web browser has lost some of the market share, down from 58.19% to 57.96% (0.23 point decrease).
Do you remember Microsoft’s IllumiRoom project (see video above)? Then you’ll be happy to know that this very same concept has been applied to the web browsing.
Basically, it’s a 3D Browser that displays data across multiple surfaces in your room (adapting to them too) and allowing you to interact using natural user input.
December, 2013 Mobile Market Share: Android Browser, Google Chrome, Internet Explorer – Up; Safari, Opera Mini – Down
Another month, another report.
Starting with Safari, Apple’s web browser has some trouble maintaining previous quarters momentum and has since lost more market share, this time it has decreased by 0.79 point, from 55.61% to 54.82%.
November, 2013 Desktop Market Share: Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Safari – Up; Firefox, Opera – Down
Still being the king of the hill, Internet Explorer managed to increase its market share again, from 58.22% to 58.36% (0.14 point jump).
What do web browsers and buying airplane tickets have in common? Cookies. So how do you save cash? Use private browsing mode (also known as incognito mode). One of redditors shared an interesting story on how various companies artificially inflate prices and how can you beat them.
Here’s what he had to say:
When purchasing items on the Internet (especially airline tickets), use incognito mode on your browser.
We use your own cookies against you: raising the price on tickets the more times you check, as you shop around for better deals. That way you’ll think the price is going up or that seats are being actively sold – thus increasing your urgency to buy, and punishing you for trying to get a good deal.