Well, went and released its own browser, and completely confounding expectation, they didn’t use the Gecko rendering engine.

What does that mean? Well, that means that for some reason I haven’t figured out yet, Safari will sometimes load the BeatnikPad homepage and display just the background image (of the lovely lady). Yet if I hit “reload” a bunch of times, the page contents will intermittently appear and vanish, like a really nasty shell game. A-troubleshootin’ I go…

It’s still in beta, so I can understand the flakiness, but damn! What’s with that godawful brushed metal that insists on besmirching their applications with? Thank god there’s Demetallizer.

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