Tag: Mountain Lion

What is Java and do I need it on my 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.

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Apple releases OS X 10.8.2 update for Mountain Lion

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