Ridiculous Rumor Claims Apple Wants to Switch to Chromium for Safari Browser
After Microsoft, Apple might be the next big name planning to migrate to the Chromium engine for its very own browser.
This is what one ridiculous rumor making the rounds today claims, indicating that Apple is ready to abandon WebKit to adopt the same engine that powers Google Chrome and, starting this year, Microsoft’s Edge browser.
The information was originally published by Russian blog iPhones.ru and several other English-based websites reposted it, along with what they claimed to be evidence of Safari being rebuilt on Chrome. A screenshot that was included in a bug report showed what the sources described as an early version of Safari running on Chromium, with some claiming that the project is actually in an advanced phase and Apple is truly committed to making the whole thing happen as soon as possible.
And while at some level it might … (read more)