Regular as clockwork, Apple will launch the lone Safari upgrade for the year this fall when it rolls out its new version of macOS, aka “Monterey.”
Mac users can now get a jump on that timeline by grabbing a copy of the preview Apple just made available for Safari 15, which runs on the still-current operating system, “Big Sur.”
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While the makers of the other browsers that dominate the web release upgrades every few weeks — Google and Microsoft will begin that tempo this fall with their Chrome and Edge browsers, while Mozilla’s Firefox already hews to that schedule — Apple takes its time. Really takes its time. That means Apple packs more new into its annual Safari upgrade than Google, Microsoft or Mozilla does into half a dozen updates.