Apple released macOS Sierra, and updated its in-house browser Safari to version 10 alongside it.  If, however, you are a mac user running the latest version of OS X El Capitan or OS X Yosemite, you can go ahead and download the newest version of the browser from the Mac App Store.

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Safari version 10 for OS X Yosemite and El Capitan does not include all of the new goodies coming to Safari in macOS Sierra – such as Apple Pay on the web and picture-in-picture videos, but the update does includes the following new features:

  • Safari Extensions such as 1Password, Save to Pocket, and DuckDuckGo
  • New Bookmarks sidebar, including double-click to focus in on a folder
  • Redesigned Bookmarks and History views
  • Site-specific zoom: Safari remembers and re-applies your zoom level to websites
  • Improved AutoFill from Contacts card
  • Reader improvements, including in-line sub-headlines, bylines, and publish dates
  • Legacy plug-ins are turned off by default in favor of HTML5 versions of websites
  • Allow reopening of recently closed tabs through the History menu, holding the “+” button in the tab bar, and using Shift-Command-T
  • When a link opens in a new tab, it is now possible to hit the back button or swipe to close it and go back to the original tab
  • Improved ranking of Frequently Visited Sites
  • Web Inspector Timelines Tab
  • Debugging using Web Inspector

Safari 10 also includes a bunch of  security updates, including fixes for six WebKit vulnerabilities and issues related to Reader and Tabs.

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