OS X Mountain Lion has been released today, although we’re sure that there are many OS X Lion users who might be thinking that an upgrade is not necessary at this point. Either way if you’re still running on OS X Lion but you want some of the perks that was announced at WWDC for OS X Mountain Lion, Apple has released Safari 6 for OS X Lion users, bringing a plethora of features in the update such as offline reading. According to Apple, these are some of the features and changes made in Safari 6 that they can expect:

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  • 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.
  • 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.

Safari 6 is available as a download by running the Software Update tool.

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