Upgrade to Safari 5.1.4 for 11% Javascript performance boost


Apple has released the latest update to Safari for Snow Leopard and Lion. One key improvement in this release running on Lion is the 11% Javascript performance boost over the last Safari version. This release also improves responsiveness during network activities and includes a number of fixes. You can update this release from the usual Software Update.

– Improve JavaScript performance up to 11% over Safari 5.1.3*

– Improve responsiveness when typing into the search field after changing network configurations, or with an intermittent network connection

– Address an issue that could cause webpages to flash white when switching between Safari windows- Address issues that prevented printing U.S. Postal Service shipping labels and embedded PDFs

– Preserve links in PDFs saved from webpages

– Fix an issue that could make Flash content appear incomplete after using gesture zooming- Fix an issue that could cause the screen to dim while watching HTML5 video

– Improve stability, compatibility, and startup time when using extensions

– Allow cookies set during regular browsing to be available after using Private Browsing

– Fix an issue that could cause some data to be left behind after pressing the “Remove All Website Data” button