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Google Chrome and Windows 7 gains market share!



Chrome on the Rise

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The fastest browser in town, Google Chrome has increased its usage share. Recent report from Net Applications shows the continued growth of the popularity Chrome web browser. The January report shows that Chrome already got 5.2% market share. Late last year, the browser already knocked off Apple’s Safari at third place on the browser war. Although still far from the current second placer, Firefox, and even farther from dominant Internet Explorer, if the growth will continue at the current rate it will overtake the browser leaders in the very near future.




Chrome also exceeded the Google’s expectation. They set a goal to reach the 5% mark by the middle of 2010 but they ended up reaching it earlier than expected. Google recently released Chrome 4.0 boasting the ability to hold extensions (add-ons) like Firefox. This new capability is expected to further boost the usage of the Chrome. Chrome is a very young contender in the browser war. It was just more than one year after its release way back September 2008.

Windows 7 at 10%
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Windows 7 might’ve been the holy grail of Microsoft’s flagship software, Windows operating system. Although windows is still the market leader (with 92% share), it suffered a damage in its reputation due to several usability problems with its Vista version. With the release of Windows 7 to the market late last year, it looks like Microsoft has found the redemption it needs.




Windows 7 was welcomed with VERY positive review from several computer authorities. Its superfast booting (start-up) has become the mark of the newest Windows version. Also, it has several improvements on usability, resources management, and appearance over its predecessor Vista.

A recent report shows that Windows 7 has almost reached the 10% mark, becoming the fastest selling operating system in the history of Microsoft.

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