Apple Releases Safari Technology Preview 192 With Bug Fixes and Performance Improvements

Apple today released a new update for Safari Technology Preview, the experimental browser Apple first introduced in March 2016. Apple designed the ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ to test features that may be introduced into future release versions of Safari.

Safari Technology Preview Feature
‌Safari Technology Preview‌ 192 includes fixes and updates for Authentication, CSS, Editing, JavaScript, Media, Rendering, Web API, and Web Extensions.

The current ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ release is compatible with machines running macOS Ventura and macOS Sonoma, the latest version of macOS that Apple released in September 2023.

The ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ update is available through the Software Update mechanism in System Preferences or System Settings to anyone who has downloaded the browser. Full release notes for the update are available on the Safari Technology Preview website.

Apple's aim with ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ is to gather feedback from developers and users on its browser development process. ‌Safari Technology Preview‌ can run side-by-side with the existing Safari browser and while designed for developers, it does not require a developer account to download.

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benface Avatar
7 weeks ago
VIEW TRANSITIONS! YES!!!!
Score: 2 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Realityck Avatar
7 weeks ago

Safari 17.5 with MacOS 14.5 scored a 14.2, Safari Tech Preview 192 was 13.3, and the latest Google Chrome was 26.8.

Uggg....
Few more scored from a M1 24" iMac running MacOS 14.5 beta
Safari Version 17.5 (19618.2.4.11.2) = 26.7
Brave Version 1.64.116 Chromium: 123.0.6312.105 (Official Build) (arm64) = 24.4
Firefox Version 124.0.2 = 26.4

I was surprised that latest Firefox was as fast w/speedometer3
Score: 1 Votes (Like | Disagree)
vegetassj4 Avatar
7 weeks ago
"and Performance Improvements"

Sooooo...at long last, it's the most snappiest Safari we've ever created. You're going to love it



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Realityck Avatar
7 weeks ago

"and Performance Improvements"

Sooooo...at long last, it's the most snappiest Safari we've ever created. You're going to love it
Well to pull what rises back down to earth. ;)

Try comparing the latest browsers that you use with the new version of speedometer.

https://www.browserbench.org/Speedometer3.0/
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sartorius Avatar
7 weeks ago
Are they going to fix the Safari issue where networking just stops working randomly, or links stop being clickable (I have no extensions)? Has been there for a few OS releases, I have stopped using Safari and gone to Chromium browsers because of that, this is like browser job #1, to open web pages and allow clicking on links.

I know I am not alone in this, they talked about it on the Apple fanboy podcast (Accidental Tech Podcast) too.

Mofos need to put some of those trillions to work developing basic features and fixing bugs instead of running around like headless chickens chasing the hype cycle (AR/VR, AI, blah blah).

I've stopped reporting bugs to Apple as well, no feedback, it's like shouting into the void, never know if they are looking into it, planning to do anything about it, etc.
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