It took Apple just two days to reach 1 million downloads of its newest Safari web browser for Windows. A beta of Safari 3 was released was released during Steve Jobs' Worldwide Developers Conference keynote on Monday. See our Safari 3 review.
Earlier on Thursday, Apple released an update to Safari for Windows that addressed some security issues. Hackers found 18 holes in Safari within one day of its launch, with some beta testers reported that the competitor to Internet Explorer crippled their Macs.
Analysts believe Apple decision to move Safari onto the Windows platform was driven by a desire to improve the browsers market share and to introduce Windows developers to the technology so they could write applications for the iPhone.