Apple has released a new Safari 8.0.1 beta for developers running OS X Yosemite, along with a Safari 7.1.1 beta for Mavericks and a Safari 6.2.1 beta for older versions of OS X.

The new Safari builds can be downloaded through the Software Update mechanism in the Mac App Store. Safari 8.0.1 for OS X Yosemite requires OS X 10.10 or 10.10.1, while Safari 7.1.1 for OS X Mavericks requires OS X 10.9.5 and Safari 6.2.1 for OS X Mountain Lion requires OS X 10.8.5.

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In the beta notes for Safari 8.0.1, Apple asks developers to focus on features like Extension compatibility, WebGL graphics on Retina displays, Password AutoFill, and more.

Focus Areas
Please focus testing on the following areas:
- General website compatibility
- Extension compatibility
- WebGL graphics on Retina displays
- Password AutoFill when passwords are synchronized across multiple devices
- Syncing history between devices (OS X Yosemite only)
- Importing usernames and passwords from Firefox (OS X Yosemite only)

In addition to a Safari update, Apple is also working on the first OS X Yosemite update, OS X 10.10.1, which asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi, Exchange accounts in Mail, and the Notification Center.

Top Rated Comments

John Bokma Avatar
94 months ago
something something snappier

*sigh* people still think this is funny?
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
farewelwilliams Avatar
94 months ago
something something snappier
Score: 6 Votes (Like | Disagree)
justperry Avatar
94 months ago
*sigh* people still think this is funny?
Agreed, can we get the down vote button back please. :cool:

Or, just report them as I always do.


Good news... :)
Safari definitely seems snappier now with this update
Aaarg, another one.....:mad:
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
cocky jeremy Avatar
94 months ago
Agreed, can we get the down vote button back please. :cool:

Or, just report them as I always do.




Aaarg, another one.....:mad:

Report them.. for that? Way to waste the mod's time. :rolleyes:
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Ken Kaniff Avatar
94 months ago
I wish they wouldn't have shelved the Windows version.

IE is a piece of crap.
Firefox is what I use, but it seems like a RAM hog.
Chrome... just... no. **** YOU, GOOGLE.

Apple... pwetty pwease?
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
szw-mapple fan Avatar
94 months ago
Nice to see Apple still updating iOS 6.
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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