Oh the Safari shame

Well, Apple’s PC release of Safari had the potential to be excellent, but oh dear.

I know, it’s just a Beta release, but the problem is that Apple software is regarded as being very stable from the offset; This Beta release feels out of touch from the rest of the shiny Mac philosophy.

The whole direction of Apple Inc (nee Apple Computers) has changed in the past 6 – 9 months – a drift towards consumer devices, iPhone etc, and away from the “we make computers” bit. We’ve seen promises of the new OS, which now will be late, and AppleTV was touted months in advance – a big change for Apple.

The Register (see http://www.theregister.co.uk/2007/06/13/safari_cant_see_bold/) seem equally miffed. I still have hope though, but it’s going to take a lot more than this to drag me away from Firefox.