THE CUPERTINO CABAL'S decision to sneakily piggyback its Safari browser on the last release of Itunes looks to have paid off despite howls of derision from users outraged at being given free software.
The Itunes installer, which included a pre-selected option to update Apple's own-brand browser (even if users had never had it installed in the first place!) looks like it might be responsible for a threefold increase in market penetration in just one month, according to the number-crunching folk over at Market Share.
The update was pushed out to millions of users and it would seem that a fair few of them, once they had recovered from the indignity of the uninvited intrusion, have realised that Safari is actually a pretty darned good wibble wanderer. µ
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