edit: oof, solved in 15 seconds. When I adjusted the size of the url vs search box, the issue went away. Some sort of stale sizing data bug-a-boo there ...

When I start typing in the dedicated search box, the text disappears and I only see the drop down search suggestions. I can keep typing and it works, but it's really annoying when I can't see what I'm typing, basically rendering it useless. Known issue? Of course I can go to google or even just use the url box for the same search. Perhaps I should be removing the search box ...