Following the official version of macOS 12.6, Apple today released the official version of the Safari 16 browser update, bringing some new features to macOS Monterey and macOS Big Sur users. Safari 16 updates include tab group start pages, support for pinned tabs in tab groups, and tabs in the sidebar. The update also includes cross-device synchronization for website settings and strong password editing for adjusting passwords to meet various website-specific password requirements.
Tab group starter pages allow users to add different background images and favorites to each tab group
Pinned tabs in tab groups allow users to pin frequently visited websites for each tab group
Tabs in the sidebar allowing users to see a column view of open tabs
User-specific website settings can now be synced across devices
Strong password editing allows users to adjust strong passwords to meet site-specific requirements
Some features may not be available in all regions or on all Apple devices.
The Safari 16 browser update also addresses several WebKit vulnerabilities that could potentially track users through web extensions, leading to arbitrary code execution.