“Apple has launched the Safari Technology Preview to give developers an early look at web technologies in the pipeline for iOS and OS X,” Liam Tung repots for ZDNet.

“Although the preview version of Safari is only for OS X, Apple says it will showcase web layout, visual effects, and developer tools for its desktop and mobile operating systems,” Tung reports. “It will also include the latest version of Safari’s rendering engine, WebKit.”

“Unlike the nightly WebKit build, the new preview is integrated with iCloud, enabling browsing history and bookmarks to be synced if the feature is enabled,” Tung repots. “‘For most people, we think Safari Technology Preview is a more convenient and stable way to live on recent WebKit changes,’ said Ricky Mondello, an Apple Safari developer.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Apple says:

Safari is the best way to see the sites on iPhone, iPad, and Mac. Safari Technology Preview gives you an early look at upcoming web technologies in OS X and iOS including the latest layout technologies, visual effects, and developer tools so you can provide input on how they are implemented and deliver a best-in-class user experience on all Apple devices.

More info and download link here.