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Apple Releases Safari 6 Update for OS X Lion

Alongside OS X Mountain Lion 10.8, Apple has released the updated version of Safari to OS X Lion (10.7). It is available in OS X Lion's Software Update. According to Apple, the new Safari contains new features, including:

- Smart Search Field. Safari now has one field for typing both searches and web addresses.
- Offline Reading List. Safari saves entire webpages in your Reading List so you can catch up on your reading even when you don’t have an internet connection.
- Do Not Track. Safari can send the websites you visit a request not to track you online.
- Password pane. Manage your saved website logins with the new Password pane.
- Baidu. The leading Chinese search engine Baidu is now a built-in option for Chinese users.
For more information about Safari, please visit: http://support.apple.com/kb/HT5275

Safari 6 for OS X Lion also includes improvements to stability, compatibility, usability and security, including changes that:

- Make the swipe to navigate gesture work with PDFs.
- Restore the state of Reading List when Safari is launched.
- Fix an issue that affected full screen video in webpages that have positioned content.
- Restore the user's previous cookies after Private Browsing without requiring a Safari relaunch.

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31 months ago
now safari really feels snappier! :p
Rating: 14 Votes
31 months ago
That's it! My Safari just snapped in half! :eek:
Rating: 12 Votes
31 months ago
Activity VIEW window disappeared.... sooo disappointing...
Rating: 10 Votes
30 months ago
Removing RSS from Safari and Mail really sucks. Half of my friend's blogs were in RSS as well as many of my favorite sites. Bad move Apple!
Rating: 7 Votes
31 months ago

Yeah great support for Snow Leopard Indeed.

A happy happy Mac Pro 1.1 user. Have fun with Apple.


We will.
Rating: 6 Votes
31 months ago

Activity VIEW window disappeared.... sooo disappointing...


You're kidding!? This was the best way to download files.... Any alternative?
Rating: 6 Votes
31 months ago
Okay this meme is just getting old now. Can we actually discuss the changes in Safari 6?

On a side note, does anyone think that the prevalence of the number 6 in recent products (iOS6, Safari 6) implies that the 6th generation iPhone will be called the iPhone 6?
Rating: 5 Votes
31 months ago
Yeah great support for Snow Leopard Indeed.

A happy happy Mac Pro 1.1 user. Have fun with Apple.
Rating: 5 Votes
31 months ago
I was hoping, though not expecting, that Snow Leopard would at least get Safari 6 as its last version...guess not.

Good thing playing around with Chromium last week. Looks like it's my SL browser of choice.

Sorry Apple, Lion/Mt Lion doesn't cut it in my production environment! (Print company).
Rating: 5 Votes
30 months ago

Activity VIEW window disappeared.... sooo disappointing...


The activity view disapearing is lame. I have found keepvid.com works for youtube and vimeo videos, but I have to use download helper or something in firefox to get liveleak videos without activity view, and not sure if it works as often or for misc things as the activity view, and nothing like it for safari that I know of.

wtf apple. :mad:
Rating: 3 Votes

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