• Google Chrome Overtakes Internet Explorer – StatCounter

    Posted on 05 May 2016

    Google’s Chrome is now the most popular Web browser worldwide, surpassing Microsoft’s Internet Explorer for the first time, this according to the latest figures from StatCounter. After years of slowly chipping away Internet Explorer’s market share, Chrome took the lead with 32.76 percent share, while IE dipped to 31.94 percent. Just a year ago, Internet […]

  • Browser usage stats on 12 Jan 2016 – Microsoft’s official end support date for IE

    Posted on 14 Jan 2016

    Well, users of older versions of Internet Explorer are now more at risk than ever, with Microsoft no longer officially supporting older IE versions. Only the most recent version of IE available for each supported operating system will receive technical support and security updates. This means IE 11 for the majority of Windows users. The exceptions […]

  • Desktop Browser Market Share – November 2015

    Posted on 02 Dec 2015

    With Microsoft’s recent announcement that it would stop supporting all but the latest versions of each IE browser version per Operating System, which essentially means completely stopping support for IE8 (IE 9 is the latest for Vista and Server 2008 and IE10 for Server 2012), some of the market share numbers must be a little worrying for […]

  • Desktop Browser Market Share – October 2015

    Posted on 12 Nov 2015

    October has seen Microsoft Edge browser continue to gain market share, but it has done so primarily from existing IE browsers and it has slowed down a little, which could be concerning for Microsoft. Obviously it’s up take is directly related to users migrating to Windows 10. Another interesting thing to note, especially for QA […]

  • Desktop Browser Market Share – August 2015

    Posted on 03 Sep 2015

    The new Edge browser from Microsoft’s Windows 10, had a pretty good first month, capturing around 2% of global market share. Internet explorer 11 still has almost 27% of market share. Other interesting stats include relatively stable figures for IE8 with 11%, IE9 with 7% (which is significant for older browsers and something developers should […]

  • Desktop Market Share – 30 June 2015

    Posted on 01 Jul 2015

    Market share of the desktop browsers as we reach the halfway mark of the year has been quite steady. It will be very interesting to see what happens with Windows 10 and the Edge browser which is due out on the 29th of July. I suspect the “free” upgrades for Windows XP users are certainly […]

  • Desktop Browsers Market Share – 31 May 2015

    Posted on 04 Jun 2015

    Chrome continues to capture more market share in the desktop browser space, now officially more than a quarter of world wide usage. IE is declining but still has the largest worldwide market share. Firefox and Safari desktop browser share being fairly stable. What is quite interesting to note below is the IE8 and IE11 market […]