Apple Releases New Web Browser

Following the release of OS X El Capitan 10.11.4 to the public earlier last week, Apple has officially announced an all-new web browser called Safari Technology Preview, that has specially been designed to showcase early look at upcoming web technologies.

Safari Technology Preview features:

  • JavaScript Improvements
  • HTML Enhancements
  • Web Inspector Changes
  • Behavior Changes
  • Safari Technology Preview can be run side-by-side with Safari and set as the default browser
  • Separate local data stores are used for history, bookmarks, cookies, and cache
  • Browsing history and bookmarks are synced over iCloud when iCloud sync is enabled
  • The Develop menu is enabled by default
  • Receives regular updates through the Updates tab of the Mac App Store
Safari Technology Preview, which is compatible with OS X 10.11.4 or later, is now available to download through the Safari Dev Center for registered developers.