Via “Cult of Mac“:
Java is used both by applications and web browsers. However, the nature of Java means that it is susceptible to security breaches, i.e., using Java could make it easier for bad people to get their hand on your data. For this reason, Apple has chosen to stop including Java with OS X for security reasons and because most people do need it.
I’ve been using Mountain Lion’s built in voice dictation feature for awhile now. It’s great, but does have some drawbacks. In this article from MacWorld, Kirk McElhearn weighs the benefits of both.
Via Engadget :
“Looks like one major software update wasn’t enough, as Apple is following its push of iOS 6 with OS X 10.8.2. It’s a pretty substantial update for Mountain Lion users, with that long-awaited Facebook integration chief among the changes. As Twitter presently operates within the OS, Facebook will now too enjoy single sign-on simplicity, and all of OS X’s sharing portals will now include Facebook as an option. Read more