Apple Computer has posted an updated test version of its Safari browser. According to Apple, Safari beta v60 offers better compatibility with certain Web sites, is faster at displaying Web pages and Flash animations and includes XML support. The new version also better conforms to certain Web standards and works with self-signed security certificates.
There have been more than 1 million downloads of Safari since it waslast month, Apple said. Earlier this month, Web tracking firm OneStat.com said that Apple's Mac-only browser had achieved a 0.11 percent market share in the first weeks since its launch. Microsoft's various versions of Internet Explorer account for more than 95 percent of browser use, followed by Netscape with 2.9 percent and Mozilla with 1.2 percent.