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Archive for 2011-02-01

Browser Wars: Chrome Breaks 10%, Internet Explorer 8.0 Gains Big, Internet Explorer 6.0 Decline Accelerates

Chrome surpassed 10% share of global browser usage for the first time in January by gaining .72% share month to month.  Internet Explorer 8.0 showed strong growth in January, gaining 1.15% share month to month (1.18% including custom editions).  The latest beta version of Internet Explorer, Internet Explorer 9 surpassed 0.5% usage share worldwide.  Windows 7 remains the largest user base of Internet Explorer 9, and it now accounts for 1.82% usage on Windows 7 worldwide.

Apple's iOS Breaks 2% of All Browsing on The Web, Over 5% in U.K./Australia

Apple's iOS which runs the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch reached 2.06% of all global browsing in January, passing 2% for the first time.  This growth trend accelerated over the holidays, which follows the typical pattern for Apple consumer devices.

Standout countries for iOS share:

CountryJanuary Share
United States3.4%
United Kingdom5.1%

Internet Explorer 9.0 Beta Tracking

The Internet Explorer 9.0 is gaining global usage share, reaching .5% in January.