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I have a Lion machine and a Mountain Lion machine. Software Update has offered to upgrade Safari from 6.0.5 to 6.1 on both machines. Is this upgrade worth it? Any issues or glitches? I didn't find any comments on this upgrade on the web.

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Upgrading to latest software version is generally a good idea for security and performance reasons.

Specifically Safari 6.1 brings its lot of security fixes:

In terms of functionalities, Safari 6.1 brings the following:

  • Shared Links: See links shared by people you follow on Twitter;
  • New sidebar (Reading List, Bookmarks and Shared Links to the left of the browser; can be hidden);
  • One-click bookmarking;
  • (Performance enhancements) Safari Power Saver: Only play content from accepted plug-ins;

See more here:

Whether you should upgrade to Safari 6.1 is up to you. I recommend you do.

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I did upgrade and I’ve had no problems. – lhf Jan 21 '14 at 10:50

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